David Lewis Johnson

MisCon 30 Attending Professional

D.L. Johnson is a professional illustrator working in the tabletop gaming industry. He has currently illustrated for 36 books and counting, including the award-winning Eternal Lies from Pelgrane Press, as well work for the Hydra Cooperative, Sine Nomine Publishing, Engine Publishing, Gnome Stew, and more. He also designs adventures and settings for old school D&D, including Grandpappy Cromdar's Whizbang Zoo! and Gathox Vertical Slum. His claim to fame is something along the lines of 1/18th of a number of Silver and Gold Ennies, having worked on teams for winning products. He lives, plays, and works in Missoula, Montana.

Scheduled Panels and Presentations:

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(Tentative)

  • panel Fri 3:00 - 3:50 PM, Meet the Artists, Pavilion (1)
    Panelists: Chuck Bordell, Rob Carlos, Tony Gregori, Vandy Hall, David Lewis Johnson, Todd Lockwood, L.F. Patten (Laurey), Nikki Rossignol, Jeff Sturgeon, Jason Williams

    Here's your first opportunity to meet and hang out with MisCon 30's artists. You can talk art, ask questions, have a cup of coffee, whatever you want. Just come hang out.

  • panel Fri 4:00 - 4:50 PM, How to Become an Artist, Pavilion (1)
    Panelists: Rob Carlos, Tony Gregori, David Lewis Johnson, Jeff Sturgeon, Jason Williams

    Pro illustrators and artists team up to discuss all aspects of building a career in art, from developing art skills to gaining exposure, breaking in, negotiating contracts, and more. If you love drawing and painting and want to pursue a career doing what you love, this is the panel for you!

  • Break Fri 4:50 - Sat Noon
  • panel Sat Noon - 1:50 PM, Artists' Corner, Atrium
    Panelists: Rob Carlos, Vandy Hall, David Lewis Johnson, Todd Lockwood, Nikki Rossignol, John Wright

    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.

  • moderator Sat 2:00 - 3:50 PM, Illustration Fundamentals Workshop, Glacier
    Moderator: David Lewis Johnson; Panelists: Tony Gregori, David Lewis Johnson, Nikki Rossignol, Jason Williams, John Wright

    A team of professional comic artists and illustrators discuss the fundamental skills and techniques involved in making professional work, followed by questions, demos, and a portfolio review. Bring your portfolio and be ready to ask questions!

  • panel Sat 4:00 - 4:50 PM, Designing Comic Characters, Madison
    Moderator: Jason Williams; Panelists: Chuck Bordell, Tony Gregori, David Lewis Johnson, Jason Williams, John Wright

    Learn how to design your own comic characters.

  • Break Sat 4:50 - Sun 4:00
  • game Sun 4:00 - 7:50 PM, Gathox Vertical Slum, Table: 29 Room: Elk's Ballroom
    GM(s): David Lewis Johnson

    Ready for a brutal, blood-soaked ride down the depths of a mutant infested hellhole? Come play in the Gathox Vertical Slum: Quake Alley Mayhem Tournament! The players will compete, with individual scoring, in a highly lethal Get The MacGuffin mission using a variant of the oldest version of everyone's favorite fantasy game. Prizes for 1st through 3rd place!


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