Rachael Mayo

Rachael Mayo

Artist / Panelist Guest

Rachael Mayo is a fantasy and sf artist from Kansas City, MO. She earned a bachelor’s degree in illustration from University of Central Missouri in 1999. She is a systems administrator who enjoys tormenting unsuspecting mainframes, but Rachael spends her free hours producing art.

Rachael specializes in combination techniques that include watercolor, colored pencil, paint pens, ink, acrylic, and shiny objects. She likes to create creatures with eye-searingly bright color schemes. Rachael produces private commissions and personal projects, but occasionally creates book covers and interior illustrations, primarily with small press publishers.

Website: http://rachaelm5.deviantart.com/

Friday, June 7, 2019 2:00 p.m. | Location: Sooner B

Here Be Dragons and Art

Dragons appear throughout legend, myth, and fairy tales from around the world and in art throughout the ages. Visual creators analyze the forms of these creatures in different cultures, as well as today's various sf artistic expressions of the ultimate fantastic beast.

Panelists: Caleb Haldane, Mitzi Bartlett, Brenna Deutchman, Rachael Mayo, Sir William Rothmeyer, Scott Zrubek

Tracks: Art

Tags: Panel

Friday, June 7, 2019 5:00 p.m. | Location: Sooner B

Thrifty Revisions: Adding SF Genre Elements to Thrift Store Paintings

Artists insert genre elements or monsters into reclaimed paintings and prints. Final works are up for sale in the Charity Sale and Auction. (Paintings provided.)

Panelists: Peter Pixie, Tim Chessmore, Angela Lowry, Rachael Mayo, Ann Shelby, Allison Stein

Tracks: Art

Tags: Art Demo

Saturday, June 8, 2019 Noon | Location: Sooner B

Developing Fantasy and Sci-Fi Art Ideas

Quick tips for creating your own inspiration! Panelists provide dozens of ideas and starter prompts for artists to use, the next time they just can't think of anything to draw. Bring a notebook as we share these brainstorming ideas.

Panelists: Jan S. Gephardt, Hazel Conley, Chaz Kemp, Rachael Mayo, Melanie Unruh

Tracks: Art

Tags: Workshop

Sunday, June 9, 2019 Noon | Location: Sooner B

A Gentle Suggestion: Peer Review and Critique Session for New Artists

Artist attendees may bring one or two pieces for critique. Our pro artists will give you feedback on your work. This is a safe zone, and all critique will be gentle and useful!

Panelists: Peri Charlifu, Julie Dillon, W. J. Hodgson, Angela Lowry, Rachael Mayo, Melanie Unruh

Tracks: Art, Business & Marketing

Tags: Workshop

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