12:00pm, Saturday Sep 21 - 6:00pm, Sunday Nov 10
PAINT YOUR WORLD - a 40-Year Retrospective of the Work of Michael Paraskevas
Sponsored by Dan's Papers
Michael Paraskevas has illustrated and written 24 children’s books over the years with his mother, Betty. The two created and wrote the animated television series Maggie and the Ferocious Beast for Nickelodeon that went on to win a Gemini Award for Best Animated Series. Two more of the team’s books were also made into animated series: Marvin the Tap-Dancing Horse for PBS and Kids from Room 402 for Fox Family. In addition, Mickey has worked for most major magazines including Sports Illustrated, Time, Town & Country, New York Magazine and Rolling Stone, to name but a few. Dan’s Papers has proudly used over 100 paintings of Michael’s covers over the past 30 years along with thousands of cartoons and comics.
12:00pm, Saturday Sep 28
Paint Your World-Inspired Illustration Workshop for Adults
Join instructor Peter Spacek in for a special Paint Your World-themed workshop that will show you how to take an amusing idea and put it on paper—beginning with a rough pencil sketch to finishing an inked professional-looking work of humorous art.