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Thursday, November 10, 2011

Everything IS Bigger in Texas! Wizard Austin Starts This Weekend-- Golden Art Class on Saturday!

Austin-- Yeah, we already know everything is bigger in Texas, and this weekend's Wizard World Austin show is no exception, featuring some spectacular guests including the amazing talents of Michael Golden, Mark Texeira and Rodney Ramos.

As an added bonus, in conjunction with Wizard, writer and artist Michael Golden will also be conducting his exclusive class "Storytelling with Michael Golden," on Saturday at 11. Don't miss this chance to hear how to incorporate the basics of a great story into your work, no matter if that work is in the fields of animation, comics or film. The basics are the name.

Mr. Golden is renowned for his storytelling, and is the co-creator of Rogue, Bucky O'Hare, Spartan X and much more, as well as serving as an editor at DC Comics and Senior Art Director at Marvel Comics. You've got questions about stories? Ask him here.

Fine Art Illustrator Mark Texeira will also be appearing at Wizard Austin, for his first time. Bringing with him a selection of prints, books and original art. Mark will also being sketching at the convention, as well as signing his comics. Be sure to ask about his watercolor originals a well.

Known for his stunning work on Ghost Rider, MoonKnight, Black Panther, Wolverine and much more, don't' miss this opportunity to meet Mark in person.

Artist and inker Rodney Ramos has recently been added to the convention! Rodney has been a professional comic book artist for over 15 years. He has Penciled and inked work for Marvel , DC Comics, Marvel UK, Valiant , Acclaim and various other companies. He has worked on such titles as "Batman," "Green Lantern," "Wonder Woman, "52 , "Countdown," "X-men," "Spiderman," "Ironman" and the Critically acclaimed "Transmetropolitan."

Rodney will have many originals for sale at the show, and will also be signing and doing commissions.

Along with these talented artists, writer Renee Witterstaetter of Eva Ink Artist Group will have copies of her newest books "Nick Cardy: The Artist at War," "Kerry and the Scary Things," "Tex: The Art of Mark Texeira," and "Joe Jusko: Savage Beauty," as well as the comic book series she co-created with Michael Golden, "Spartan X," available for signing.

With other guests such as Keith Wilson, Kerry Gammill,Arthur Suydam, Greg Horn, Tommy Castillo, Wes Huffor, George Perez…. at the convention, it hardly seems like three days is BIG enough, Texas or not! So don't miss a minute!

For more information on the show, visit: www.wizardworld.com

For more information on the artists above contact: www.evainkartistgroup.com

(Above: Featured works by Renee Witterstaetter, "Transmetropolitan" cover in a issue featuring Rodney Ramos, Mark Texeira Sketchbook Cover, Michael Golden photo and Nomad cover line-art.)

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