Pickman's Apprentice

Pickman's Apprentice
EOD Center
Date and time: 
Saturday, October 7, 2017 -
12:00pm to 2:00pm

Pickman's Apprentice began in 2012 and has become a highly competitive and exciting art competition! Some of the best Mythos artists have only 90 minutes to complete a Lovecraftian masterpiece of visual art based on a wacky combination of a setting and a Mythos monster! Come be a part of this interactive art race and watch the birth of madness spawn before your very eyes.

Each finished piece will be auctioned off during the remainder of the festival, with all the proceeds going to Hurricane Relief.

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.

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.