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Friday, July 5
 

13:00

Artconomy
Learn how to make commissioning as fun and easy online as it is at a con, and get tips on selling your art as well!

Speakers
avatar for Fox

Fox

CEO, Artconomy
Artconomy is a platform to connect artists and commissioners. We're working to make it as easy to commission artists online as it is at cons!


Friday July 5, 2019 13:00 - 13:50
WESTIN Cambria

14:00

How to color digital line art.
I will be going over the basics of using and coloring in digital line art. I will use a free base as an example utilizing free to use software.

Speakers
avatar for Hayaikawa

Hayaikawa

Arctic fox artist, tail maker, and general shapeshifting degenerate.


Friday July 5, 2019 14:00 - 14:50
WESTIN Armstrong

15:00

Sewing 101
This panel will show the basics that everyone should know about sewing while at the same time making an adorable puppy or kitty keychain! (For all levels! No experience needed

Speakers

Friday July 5, 2019 15:00 - 16:20
WESTIN Cambria

17:30

Preproduction for Art
Gaining the fundamentals for creating an art project. We will be focusing on design, tips and cheats, and how to plan out your piece.

Speakers

Friday July 5, 2019 17:30 - 19:20
WESTIN Armstrong

19:00

Sketchbook Swap
As the name suggests, we will be swapping sketchbooks to share our own art, and to have fun! The panel is 18+ due to possible previous content within the sketchbooks.
  
*An alternate host will be moderating as the original speaker, Nukkua, is no longer able to attend Anthrocon* 

Friday July 5, 2019 19:00 - 20:20
WESTIN Fayette

20:00

So You Want to be a Con Artist?
Artists have found a profession vending in artist alleys across the country. Would you like to join? Learn the behind the scenes tips for vending, how to apply, the best booth displays, what sells, what is tax deductible. Whether novice or veteran vendor come for the information.

Speakers

Friday July 5, 2019 20:00 - 20:50
WESTIN Cambria

20:00

Digital Character Drawing, For the Better than Basic
So, you know the basics of drawing, but you're not really sure how or even where to go from here. This panel is to further hone those skills you have, with tips, tricks, and all sorts of things to help you get closer to a style you can call your own


Friday July 5, 2019 20:00 - 21:50
WESTIN Armstrong

20:00

Is Your Furry Art Stale?!
The fandom itself is only a few decades old, but anthropomorphic art has a wide history outside the fandom with a lot to teach us. By studying beyond the confines of furry, you can become a creator who sets trends rather than responding to them.

Speakers
avatar for Jonathan Vair Duncan / Stigmata

Jonathan Vair Duncan / Stigmata

Jonathan Vair Illustration
Since the mid 2000s, full-time artists Jonathan and Sasha have been enjoying the creative freedoms and expressive potential of the furry fandom. They strive to create entertaining art, talks, and environments that encourage others to find strength in vulnerability. Their work focuses... Read More →


Friday July 5, 2019 20:00 - 21:50
DLCC 336

21:00

Making your fursona more YOU: fursona character design
Does your fursona blend in with the crowd? Come learn how to design your fursona from good to great with tips & tricks from a professional artist & recent art school graduate with over 10 years experience in the fandom! This panel will go over shape design, color theory and more & how to convey that into a more visually appealing fursona.

Speakers

Friday July 5, 2019 21:00 - 21:50
WESTIN Fayette
 
Saturday, July 6
 

11:00

Artists' Meetup & Swap
Come meet other artists and swap your SFW art prints, original creations or extras of your favorite art supplies. Traditional and digital artists of all skill levels are welcome to join. No money exchanged, just swaps and appreciation of everyone's unique artistic style.

Speakers
K

Kitty

Artist


Saturday July 6, 2019 11:00 - 11:50
WESTIN Butler

11:00

Costume Design for Beginners,
This panel will teach you a wide range of costume design beginner tips and information! From how to make a mold, working with foam, and how to use Worbla. Plus a list of top picked materials and how to cosplay on a budget, including a Q and A at the end!

Speakers
avatar for Lotus Wolf

Lotus Wolf

SugarPaw Creations/ Cosmell Cosplay
Im an 18 year old costume designer who loves attending cons!


Saturday July 6, 2019 11:00 - 11:50
WESTIN Cambria

11:00

Stick Strings and Things
Do you knit? Crochet? Stitch? Want to come do so in the company of other furs who share your hobby? Come hang out and have a relaxing hour during all the hustle and bustle of the con.

Speakers
avatar for Morgain Yarn Tiger

Morgain Yarn Tiger

I'm probably playing with yarn. Or D&D. Maybe both at the same time!Ask me about the time I left my husband and kept the furries in the divorce!


Saturday July 6, 2019 11:00 - 11:50
DLCC 334

12:00

Crafters' Meetup & Swap
Come meet other crafters and swap your original creations or extra craft supplies. Crafters who work with resin, clay, yarn, fabric and more are welcome to join. No money exchanged, just swaps and appreciation of everyone's unique creative style.

Speakers
K

Kitty

Artist


Saturday July 6, 2019 12:00 - 12:50
WESTIN Butler

18:00

How to Draw: The Lion King
Do you want to draw characters from your favorite movie? Come join Luca and Myshanti in delving into the art of The Lion King! Covering feline character design, anatomy, expressions and more! _x000D_
Beginner level art lesson! _x000D_
All are welcome!

Speakers

Saturday July 6, 2019 18:00 - 19:20
WESTIN Fayette

20:00

Sketchbook Swap for All ages
Come here chill and draw for an hour swap some sketchbooks and have some fun :)

Speakers
D

Datura

Artist and Suiter :)


Saturday July 6, 2019 20:00 - 20:50
WESTIN Butler

20:00

Bridging the Divide In Queer Furry Art
In this panel, we explore the divide between fantasy and reality, especially in furry art, and reveal how our preferred character designs, keywords, and fetishes can consciously and sub-consciously share intimate details about ourselves and our community.

Speakers
avatar for Jonathan Vair Duncan / Stigmata

Jonathan Vair Duncan / Stigmata

Jonathan Vair Illustration
Since the mid 2000s, full-time artists Jonathan and Sasha have been enjoying the creative freedoms and expressive potential of the furry fandom. They strive to create entertaining art, talks, and environments that encourage others to find strength in vulnerability. Their work focuses... Read More →


Saturday July 6, 2019 20:00 - 21:50
DLCC 336

21:00

Creepy Art Fans
Meet and talk about creepy art of all types. Discussion on what makes art creapy. Techniques and styles discussions. Also meet the artist demonrabbitink.

Speakers

Saturday July 6, 2019 21:00 - 21:50
WESTIN Cambria

21:00

Big Bad Bulging Boys
Enjoy drawing and drooling over the biggest and bulgiest badboys. Get drawing tips on musclefurs and macros to just plain oversized furs that really fill out their costumes and burst off the page! 18+

Speakers

Saturday July 6, 2019 21:00 - 22:20
WESTIN Fayette

23:00

Aqua's Adult Sketchbook Swap
Trading sketch books can be a lot of fun, but with a busy convention like Anthrocon, it can be hard to tell who's down for a swap! Never mind broaching the awkward subject of adult themes! Let's take all the guess work out by meeting up to do a bunch of trades! (18+ Only!)

Speakers
avatar for Aquacoon

Aquacoon

Artist
I'm AquaCoon!I'm an amateur artist that's been floating around the fandom for 15+ years! I love doing sketchbook swaps! It's one of my favorite convention activities!


Saturday July 6, 2019 23:00 - Sunday July 7, 2019 00:20
WESTIN Wasington