Panel 7 - Drawing the Unspeakable

Type: 
Panel Discussion
Location: 
EOD Center
Date and time: 
Sunday, October 8, 2017 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm

How do we name the unnameable? Describe the indescribable? Join these artists for a discussion on how we put these things to the page.

DB Spitzer is a Podcaster and Portland native. Co host, editor and producer of 'People's Guide to the Cthulhu Mythos'. Spitzer's podcast focuses on small press weird fiction and information about the Cthulhu Mythos including writers and creatures.

Heather Hudson has been a professional illustrator since 1994, working in the fantasy and hobby gaming genres. As the owner of Studio Wondercabinet, she creates traditionally-inspired artwork in traditional and digital media. Heather Hudson received degrees from San Jose State University and the University of Washington in the area of Theatrical Design and production. Subsequently she pursued art studies at the Gage School (formerly the School of Realist Art), Seattle's School of Visual Concepts, and TLC workshops.

After fifteen years as a freelance illustrator, Jim Pavelec decided to pursue his love of the grotesque full time. His Ars Goetia line is the culmination of his pursuit to merge beauty with the grotesque.

Liv Rainey-Smith was introduced to the art of printmaking at Oregon College of Art and Craft where she received her BFA in 2008. Since graduation, she has worked full time as a xylographic printmaker in Portland, Oregon. In 2013 she took the business name Xylographilia, which translates as “Love of Woodcut,” to reflect her passion for the art form. She is inspired by early European prints, folklore, fiction, and the natural world. In addition to her self-directed work, Rainey-Smith enjoys collaborating with writers and publishers.