Spectrum Video

Warren Chang Painting From the Live Model

Terry Dodson stopped to sketch this windmill during our visit to Schiedam, The Netherlands in October 2013. Our group consisted of Mark Schultz, Terry and Rachel Dodson, Jim Reid and myself (John Fleskes). Terry keeps a sketch pad and art supplies handy while traveling in case he sees a subject worth recording. This finished sketch can be seen in Terry’s new collection "Masquerade" available summer 2014.

Helpful Bear Productions has produced a second video highlighting the artists who appeared at the third Spectrum Fantastic Art Live event last May. Over 200 artists exhibited on the show room floor. This is a celebration that puts the artists in the forefront and provides an intimate and friendly environment for people to meet and greet the creators. Enjoy this small taste of SFAL.

Highlights from the third Spectrum Fantastic Art Live event held on May 9—11 in Kansas City, MO. Thanks to everyone who exhibited and attended!

Spectrum 21 Advertising Category Nominations. Gold and Silver award winners announced at Spectrum Fantastic Art Live on May 10, 2014.

Spectrum 21 Book Category Nominations. Gold and Silver award winners announced at Spectrum Fantastic Art Live on May 10, 2014.

Spectrum 21 Comics Category Awards Nominations. Gold and Silver award winners announced at Spectrum Fantastic Art Live on May 10, 2014.

Spectrum 21 Concept Art Category Awards Nominations. Gold and Silver award winners announced at Spectrum Fantastic Art Live on May 10, 2014.

Spectrum 21 Dimensional Category Awards Nominations. Gold and Silver award winners announced at Spectrum Fantastic Art Live on May 10, 2014.

Spectrum 21 Editorial Category Awards Nominations. Gold and Silver award winners announced at Spectrum Fantastic Art Live on May 10, 2014.

Spectrum 21 Institutional Category Awards Nominations. Gold and Silver award winners announced at Spectrum Fantastic Art Live on May 10, 2014.

Spectrum 21 Unpublished Category Awards Nominations. Gold and Silver award winners announced at Spectrum Fantastic Art Live on May 10, 2014.

Spectrum Fantastic Art Live runs May 9—11th, 2014 at the Kansas City Convention Center, Grand Ballroom of Bartle Hall, Kansas City, MO. For full details and to purchase tickets visit: spectrumfantasticartlive.com

Be a part of Spectrum Fantastic Art Live by attending this event that celebrates the fantastic art and its creators. SFAL is a fantasy-focused art fair, in which creators can display, share and sell originals, prints, sculpture, crafts, toys and more to an audience of fans and peers. There is something for everything, including presentations, panels, displays, portfolio reviews, workshops, educational opportunities and the Spectrum 21 awards ceremony. In short, our goal is to honor the artists and put on a fantasy art convention that anyone is welcome to attend and enjoy.

The Spectrum 21 judging event was held on March 1, 2014 at the San Jose State University’s Animation/Illustration department building. The five member jury, comprising of Cory Godbey, J. Anthony Kosar, George Pratt, Shelly Wan and Allen Williams, reviewed over 5000 entries during the daylong event. A Special thanks to the SJSU faculty for making the space available and to the twenty-plus students who volunteered making the day run smoothly. Watch this video for highlights during the day.

This video was shared midday on March 1, 2014 during the Spectrum 21 judging event. The jury went on to vote on the digital submissions shortly after this was posted.

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