The Artist Alley this 12 months was simply the perfect a part of NYCC ’21 for me. Though crowded, it was extraordinarily hope-inducing to see so many artists again in a shared area, promoting their wares. It was good to speak to a few of them about their work, particularly butternut_gouach(e), also known as Erin Lefler, who had actually enjoyable and beautiful conversations with almost everybody who got here to her sales space, whether or not they purchased one thing or not! The 2 of us had a bit of convo about The Beat, which Lefler reads, so shout out to her, if she’s studying this! She additionally displayed a merely gorgeous Hunchback of Notre Dame-inspired costume through the con. See under!
okay, right here’s a primary peek at what I unveiled on Sat. of NYCC! I Sketched the paintings, designed, customized printed the material, & utterly made this Hunchback costume ALL ON MY OWN from begin to end! Im engaged on a video to share the precise course of, however for now right here it’s! pic.twitter.com/WStbTlGBGm
— Erin Lefler (@Butternutgouach) October 11, 2021
I didn’t purchase a lot this 12 months on the present–I’m nonetheless in class, and funds might be tight. I additionally restricted myself to a financial quantity I shall not disclose. However nonetheless, I’d like to focus on just a few artists whose work I bought to take a look at, whereas additionally providing my congratulations to each artist within the Artist Alley. I didn’t get to speak to everybody, clearly, as that might’ve taken your entire con and past, however I did get to get pleasure from an awesome deal and a big number of artwork.
Cathleen Abalos had my favourite piece of artwork on the complete con, a merely delicious shock: a My Truthful Woman piece of artwork, that includes Audrey Hepburn’s Eliza Doolittle. For a proud MFL fan and TCM viewer like myself, seeing something remotely Basic Hollywood at these types of cons is a tremendous shock. I’ll have bought it.
DAY 2 of @newyorkcomiccon 💖😆 Come by ARTIST ALLEY F3 to go to me!!! I’ve tote baggage, enamel pins, stickers, and my latest artwork prints and unique work! Come by and say hello 👋 (and say hello to my new hubby too! ❤️😆💍) #crystafett #cathleenabalos #nycc2021 #newyorkcomiccon pic.twitter.com/l3IgXeD7Qf
— Cathleen Abalos-Open for commissions (@cathleenabalos) October 8, 2021
One other spotlight was Jenny Park (@asunnydisposish) who had a merely pleasant What We Do within the Shadows piece of artwork, which you should purchase on Etsy, should you’re so inclined!
You could find prints right here: https://t.co/YDSd3fcrrw
— Jenny 🍋 NYCC I-4 (@asunnydisposish) October 12, 2021
Lastly, a shout-out to Monkey Minion, a two-person workforce from Wichita, KS, who make what they name POPaganada posters, numerous that are about area and NASA, and that are completely attractive. If you recognize my writing right here for The Beat, you recognize I write in regards to the two premiere space-focused exhibits on air at present: The Expanse and For All Mankind. So, in fact, I needed to buy this piece of artwork arguing for the continued exploration of area.
All in all, an awesome Artist Alley equaled out to considered one of my favourite elements of a con which terrified me at first. Right here’s to the following Artist Alley I get to see, wherever it’s. For those who get the possibility, positively assist these artists, and the remainder which can be listed right here at NYCC’s web site.
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