This is your chance to help a family in need and get an original piece of Wonder Woman artwork illustrated by me.
Here is the link to my artwork and other awesome pieces available for sell.
A family is need of help! They lost their Spouse/Dad when he went out for a night of fishing with a childhood friend, which he did before in the past. He never came home, his boat was found flipped over. He left behind his Fiance and 3 children.
So when I saw a tweet from @BettieB other day, I clicked on the link to get more information about the lost life of a loved one. After reading the information, I wanted to help with this cause. So I contacted Bettie about donating an original piece of art to raise money for the Delarosa Family.
The theme that Bettie and Mitch had started was redesigning Wonder Woman, no pants allowed here. This sparked a fire of inspiration in me to come up with a design. I see Wonder Woman as a beautiful, strong, fierce, warrior that could rival any man she comes across in battle. I see her leaving Paradise Island with the outfit most warriors would wear when exploring new worlds. I wanted to keep the general feel of her original costume but with the added twist of it being an suite of armor.
The original piece of artwork is 11×17 on Strathmore Illustration board. Rendered in ink and black acrylic wash.
The artwork will be available for sale in the next few days.
In the mean time, please tell all your friends and family now is your chance to get a Pepe Melan original one of a kind piece of artwork.
COME ON EVERYONE SHOW YOUR SUPPORT AND HELP THIS FAMILY OUT!!!
More information can be found here: http://bettiebreitweiser.tumblr.com/
Here are two illustrations I did for The Heroes Initiative at Phoenix Comicon. It’s such a honor to illustrate these for such a great cause.
Here is link to their website:
This is by far one of my favorite con to be an exhibitor at. The crowd is extremely excited, polite and friendly. Friday was busy from start to finish. Saturday was extremely busy and there was a steady flow of attendees throughout the day. There was so many people in the convention center on Saturday the fire marshal had attendees wait in line until there was adequate room for them to go into the main exhibitor hall. They also extended Saturdays show an hour later to accommodate all the attendees waiting to get in the main exhibitor hall. On Sunday it was busier than any Sunday I have seen. Most of the time Sundays aren’t busy until about 12:30pm. Not this one, it was busy from the time the doors opened to closing.
I was able to get some books signed by legendary artist Mr. Joe Jusko. The first time I saw Savage Sword of Conan issue 121 that Mr. Jusko painted caused me to pick up a brush and give painting a try. Mr. Jusko is not only an extraordinary artist, he is a very friendly, polite and respectful person.
This year brought costumes of all ages to our table. So many talented people! You will see what I mean in the picture gallery. I was finally able to donate some sketches to the Heroes Initiative, what great cause to support!
Saturday evening brought some time to hang out with some awesome friends John Narcomey Jr. and Melissa Tolbert, whom I haven’t seen in over a year. Greeeat time catching up and planed some other shows to share a table.
Phoenix Comicon thank you for running a spectacular convention! Thank you Robb Chiarini for making sure everything was running smoothly on the show floor and for saving my hearing from the video game exploits.
Thanks to everyone that stopped by the table, it was a great meeting each and everyone of you!!!
See You Next Year!