Jerry Bennett is a full-time artist of comic books, children’s books, and shirt designs for Lucasfilm, Marvel, and Saban. He’s created storyboards for Mattel and DreamWorks; licensed art sketchcards for Star Wars; and animated book trailers for Scholastic and Lerner Children’s Books. He also art-directed Even in Death, an award-winning animated short, with talented students on the autism spectrum. Jerry is the current Paseo Arts Association artist-in-residence at the Skirvin Hilton, focused on teaching the comic-art process and creating gallery comic art. Jerry is the Illustrator Coordinator for the Oklahoma region of the SCBWI.
Saturday, June 8, 2019 1:00 p.m. | Location: Sooner B
The Art Robotic
From mechs and jaegers like Optimus Prime, Hal 9000 to Johnny 5 to Bubo to Bender, Maschinenmensch to Mars rovers to Robby the Robot and R2-D2, how awesome is it to draw robots? Celebrating one of sci-fi art's all-time favorite subjects and the techniques artists use to bring them to life.