Rob Carlos

MisCon 29 Attending Professional

Rob started his art career working as a graphic designer for a printing company in Florida, playing D&D with friends and drawing and painting whenever possible.  When that ended, he started selling prints on his website and was asked to do some paintings for the Robert Jordan Wheel of Time TCG, starting his time as a fantasy artist.
For years, Rob concentrated on illustrating for independent and small-press writers and musicians.
In 2007, Rob started showing his work at Norwescon, and other sci-fi/ fantasy conventions. Recently, Rob started down a new path, as the Art director for "Dragon" a PC-based RPG that allows you to play as the dragon in a fantasy world.

Rob started his art career working as a graphic designer for a printing company in Florida, playing D&D with friends and drawing and painting whenever possible. When that ended, he started selling prints on his website and was asked to do some paintings for the Robert Jordan Wheel of Time TCG, starting his time as a fantasy artist.

For years, Rob concentrated on illustrating for independent and small-press writers and musicians.

In 2007, Rob started showing his work at Norwescon, and other sci-fi/ fantasy conventions. Last year, Rob started down a new path, as the Art director for "Dragon" a PC-based RPG that allows you to play as the dragon in a fantasy world.

Web site: http://www.colorsmith.com

Scheduled Panels and Presentations:

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(Tentative)

  • panel Fri 3:00 - 3:50 PM, Meet the Artists, Great Hall (Upstairs)
    Panelists: Durlyn Alexander, Chuck Bordell, Jean Carlos, Rob Carlos, Michael Greytak, Vandy Hall, Joe Harris, Todd Lockwood, John Picacio, Nikki Rossignol, Jeff Sturgeon, Darrell Sweet, Robin Walker

    Here's your first opportunity to meet and hang out with MisCon 29's artists. You can talk art, ask questions, have a cup of coffee, whatever you want. Just come hang out.

  • Break Fri 3:50 - Fri 5:00
  • panel Fri 5:00 - 5:50 PM, Tour the Art Show!, Hotel Lobby of Doom
    Panelists: Rob Carlos

    Tour the art show with artist Rob Carlos. Look at this year's art and get his perspective on what's happening in there. He'll also talk about how the art auction will work this year and get you primed to win the art you want. People will meet here then follow Rob to the Art Room.

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  • panel Fri 5:00 - 5:50 PM, Build an Empire on the Fly, Thunderdome Right (Big Room Right)
    Moderator: Kyle Elliott (Big Kyle); Panelists: Carol Berg, Rob Carlos, Steven Erikson, Chris Organ, Peter Orullian (Rock Lord), Eldon Thompson

    Starting with the Wasteland as a clean slate, our panelists will create an empire from the ground up and see how far they get in 50 minutes. They’ll design everything they can think of: geography, races, culture, laws, history, etc, while our moderator will toss problems (like insurgent dissidents and earthquakes) their way. Artist Rob Carlos will sketch out things on the whiteboard as they go.

  • Break Fri 5:50 - Sat 1:00
  • panel Sat 1:00 - 1:50 PM, Artists' Corner, Hotel Lobby of Doom
    Panelists: Durlyn Alexander, Rob Carlos, Vandy Hall, Todd Lockwood, Nikki Rossignol, Jeff Sturgeon, Darrell Sweet, Robin Walker

    Hang out with some of MisCon's artists as they draw, paint, or play around with whatever catches their interest. Want to bring your own art materials and make your own stuff? Please do. Want to ask questions about anything art-related? Now is your chance. Just want to eat a sandwich and watch Rob Carlos draw some awesome dragons? Come have a seat. This is an informal hangout session--come and go as you like, or drop in for a few minutes between panels.

  • panel Sat 2:00 - 2:50 PM, Artists' Corner, Hotel Lobby of Doom
    Panelists: Durlyn Alexander, Rob Carlos, Vandy Hall, Joe Harris, Nikki Rossignol, Jeff Sturgeon, Darrell Sweet

    Hang out with some of MisCon's artists as they draw, paint, or play around with whatever catches their interest. Want to bring your own art materials and make your own stuff? Please do. Want to ask questions about anything art-related? Now is your chance. Just want to eat a sandwich and watch Rob Carlos draw some awesome dragons? Come have a seat. This is an informal hangout session--come and go as you like, or drop in for a few minutes between panels.

  • Break Sat 2:50 - Sun 2:00
  • panel Sun 2:00 - 2:50 PM, Artist Pictionary, Thunderdome Right (Big Room Right)
    Moderator: Jean Carlos; Panelists: Durlyn Alexander, Rob Carlos, Nikki Rossignol, Jeff Sturgeon

    Join teams with one of our artists and play Pictionary. The artists will build teams from audience members. The hat full of chits of paper, each with a movie, TV show, book or story title, or a character related to the theme.

  • Break Sun 2:50 - Sun 4:00
  • panel Sun 4:00 - 4:50 PM, Bringing Allanon to Life, Thunderdome Left (Big Room Left)
    Panelists: Terry Brooks, Rob Carlos

    Watch artist Rob Carlos bring the Druid Allanon to life (in an original sketch) under Terry's guidance.

  • Break Sun 4:50 - Mon 11:00
  • panel Mon 11:00 - 11:50 AM, The Mad Art Orde.r, Thunderdome Left (Big Room Left)
    Panelists: Durlyn Alexander, Rob Carlos, Nikki Rossignol, Jeff Sturgeon

    Artistic Mad-libs! The audience will supply random nouns, verbs, and adjectives, and our moderator will gather just enough components to make an insane sentence. For example: A couple nouns, a verb, and a handful of adjectives might be strung together as, "A mad scientist gives a scaly award to a superhero." Our artists will draw these Mad Libs and fun will ensue.


Note: Guest and pro biographical information may have been updated since MisCon 29.


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