Saturday, November 28, 2015

Dr. Soltero creates an Immigration image for Cap Radio Sacramento

Check out their awesome stories and news coverage, on the radio and on their website. You will get the scoop on immigration that is different from main stream media. They have a diverse coverage of individuals.
image © 2015 emilio soltero, used by permission.

article on Soltero's image:

Sunday, November 15, 2015

Alan Moore Big Nemo

It looks like Avatar may publish Alan Moore's and Colleen Doran's Big Nemo. The format would have to fit the comic book format.

Saturday, August 15, 2015

Kevin Nowlan demonstrates in SD Pictures

Here are a couple of drawings/sketches by Kevin Nowlan from the presentation he did with Soltero at SDCC 2015. He is well respected, not only by fans, but from fellow professionals. He also won the Inkpot award this year at Comic-Con International. Congrats to Kevin and his family.

"We were talking about lighting a figure, rim lights, the anatomy figure loaned to us by Anatomy Tools. These images are about the size of large index cards--5x7 or so." ES

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

SDCC events & related 2015

* Outlander cast was present, with an author signing, and a cast one.

*An exclusive Groo/Conan HC bk premiered at the show

* Kevin Nowlan attended the figure drawing panel, with Soltero, and he received the coveted and well deserved Inkpot award. It has been deserved for a long time now. Kevin went over some value and inking concepts and demonstrated by drawing, during the Friday night event at Comic Con International, aka SDCC. IMPORTANT--if anyone took photos of the presentation please send a copy.

* The Star Wars panel was a highlight with new and original (including Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher) cast present along with director J.J. Abrams. I hope they include Lando (Billy Dee Williams) in this upcoming movie or the one after.

Friday, June 26, 2015

Dr. Soltero to present along with Kevin Nowlan at SDCC Friday, July 10, 2015

Two weeks from today:


Figure Drawing for Popular Media
Emilio Soltero, Ph.D. (John Buscema: A Life in Sketches; Draw the Line), and Kevin Nowlan (Hellboy, The Graveyard Book, Marvel and DC variant covers), present a primer on drawing the figure for popular media, including drawing for comics and character design. The focus will be on anatomy and figure drawing. Emilio will lecture and demonstrate on figure drawing, while Kevin will focus on inking and related areas. There will be time to draw as well. Cosplayers are welcome to model. Bring your drawing supplies to draw models/cosplayers during this interactive presentation.

Friday July 10, 2015 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Room 30CDE
Come and join us. Our special guest is Kevin Nowlan. An excellent artist.
Cosplayers invited just show up and let us know.
SDCC, San Diego Comic COn Intl. Bring art supplies. 

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Emilio Soltero to present at SDCC 2015

Emilio Soltero to present at SAn Diego Comic- Con International, SD summer 2015--Cosplayers are invited to attend and pose. Professional and novice artists welcome.

Sunday, June 7, 2015

Emilio Soltero to present at Wizard Con Sacramento summer 2015

Emilio Soltero will present on figure drawing and will demonstrate at Wizard Comic Con in Sacramento, currently scheduled for Friday, June 19th (NOTE CHANGE0, in Sacramento, California.

Cosplayers are welcome to attend.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Herb Trimpe & Percy Sledge pass

Two iconic artists have passed, Herb Trimpe & Percy Sledge. One was the first to draw Wolverine and the other sang one of the most romantic songs ever written and sung. Herb passed late Monday and was scheduled to attend BIG WoW this coming weekend. Percy was still recording as of the last few years and died at age 73. Mr. Trimpe was 75.

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

Wondercon is moving for the 2016 show

WonderCon 2016 will be held in Los Angeles, from March 25-27.
Apparently, the Anaheim convention center is being upgraded, but isn't this the same thing they said about the move from San Francisco. We will see. At least the movie stars will be closer to the convention.

Anyone who lives or has lived in LA knows the traffic and smog issues.

Monday, April 6, 2015

Alex Niño joined the Wondercon panel along with Soltero

Alex Niño was kind enough to join the panel, along with Emilio Soltero, at Wondercon this last weekend. Our gratitude to all of the cosplayers. Niño had advanced copies of his new sketchbook but the book sold out by Saturday afternoon. More copies to follow and more info. on how to order coming soon.

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Cynthia Lennon first wife of John Lennon has died at age 75 in Spain

Cynthia Lennon first wife of John Lennon has died at age 75.

She met John in art college and had a son in 1963, Julian, a talented musical artist as well.
John had a challenging marriage with his wife Cynthia and later met Yoko Ono, also a musician. Their most famous album together was Double Fantasy, released circa 1980.

Cynthia Lennon, lost her recent husband in 2013.

Monday, March 30, 2015

Cosplayers invited to Wondercon 2015

Cosplayers come and join us at
2015 Wondercon in Anaheim

We will incorporate you into the following session:

Figure Drawing for Popular Media, Saturday, 4/4/15, 6:00p.m. - 7:00p.m., Room: 210
All age presentation by Emilio Soltero

STop by 15-20 minutes prior at room 210
Anaheim Convention center

Calling all cosplayers!!

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Golden Age Comic Artist, Irwin Hasen, has passed.

Irwin Hasen was the co-creator of Dondi, a famous orphan. There was possibly a Dondi movie several decades ago. Irwin also worked for DC during its Golden Age and did other work as well. Born July 8, 1918,Ny, Ny and died on March 13, 2015. Irwin attended the same high school as Will Eisner, the De Witt Clinton school. He also created Wildcat for DC.

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Dr. Soltero at Wondercon

Meet us at Wondercon:

Dr. Soltero will present a drawing demonstration and you will have an opportunity to draw as well. Cosplayers are welcome to join us. This session gets filled quickly so come early.

Saturday, 4/4/15

6:00p.m. - 7:00p.m. Figure Drawing for Popular MediaEmilio Soltero, PhD (John Buscema: A Life in Sketches; Draw the Line) presents a primer on drawing the figure for popular media.

Saturday, February 14, 2015

Emilio Soltero to present at Wondercon 2015 Figure Drawing

Emilio Soltero to present at Wondercon 2015 Figure Drawing
for Popular Media.

Join us on Saturday, eve, May 4th, 2015
More info. to follow.