Jerry Bennett

Jerry Bennett

Artist / Comic Artist / Film / Panelist Guest

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.

Twitter: @comicbookjer

Instagram: artistjerrybennett


Saturday, June 8, 2019 11:00 a.m. | Location: Sooner B

Re-Covered Books, for Charity!

Artists create a new book cover for books in our charity collection. Books and their custom covers will be available for sale in the Charity Sale. (Books and cover paper provided.)

Panelists: Sherri Dean, Jerry Bennett, Julie Dillon, Kevin Hopkins, Johnnie Johnson, Harold Neal

Tracks: Art

Tags: Art Demo

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.

Panelists: Jerry Bennett, Kent Clark, Teddy Harvia, Kevin Hopkins, Terry Southard

Tracks: Art, Comics

Tags: Panel

Saturday, June 8, 2019 3:00 p.m. | Location: Sooner B

Brand Development for Artists

Even the best artists need a "brand." Get tips from others and learn how best to brand yourself for fun and profit, while remaining true to your style.

Panelists: Peri Charlifu, Jerry Bennett, Brenna Deutchman, Teddy Harvia, Rubiee Tallyn Hayes, Melanie Unruh

Tracks: Art, Business & Marketing

Tags: Workshop

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