Rob Carlos

MisCon 31 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 2:00 - 2:50 PM, Meet the Artists, Dragon Pavilion (1)
    Panelists: Philo Barnhart, Chuck Bordell, Jean Carlos, Rob Carlos, Tony Gregori, Vandy Hall, Todd Lockwood, Charles D. Moisant, Nikki Rossignol, Jeff Sturgeon, John Wright

    Here's your first opportunity to meet and hang out with MisCon 31's artists. You can talk art, ask questions, have a cup of coffee, get things signed, whatever you want. Just come hang out.

  • Break Fri 2:50 - Fri 4:00
  • panel Fri 4:00 - 4:50 PM, How to Become an Artist, Ballroom C
    Moderator: Jean Carlos; Panelists: Philo Barnhart, Rob Carlos, Tony Gregori, Todd Lockwood, Charles D. Moisant, Jeff Sturgeon

    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 1:00
  • panel Sat 1:00 - 2:50 PM, Artists' Corner, Monster Tent (1)
    Panelists: Rob Carlos, Tony Gregori, Vandy Hall, Todd Lockwood, Charles D. Moisant, 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.

  • Break Sat 2:50 - Sat 6:00
  • panel Sat 6:00 - 6:50 PM, Virtual Reality Live Art: Rob Carlos, Atrium
    Panelists: Rob Carlos

    Come watch past Artist GoH Rob Carlos create live 3D art using the HTC Vive. Will he paint with fire? With snow? Laser ribbons? Yes he will! And you'll be able to watch it on a pathetically normal 2D screen, but the results are amazing.

  • Break Sat 6:50 - Sun 11:00
  • panel Sun 11:00 - 11:50 AM, Artist Pictionary, Jefferson
    Moderator: Jean Carlos; Panelists: Rob Carlos, Vandy Hall, Nikki Rossignol, Jeff Sturgeon

    Watch our artists duke it out in a game of Pictionary.

  • Break Sun 11:50 - Sun 5:00
  • panel Sun 5:00 - 5:50 PM, Bringing a Runelord to Life, Yellowstone
    Panelists: Rob Carlos, David Farland

    Watch artist Rob Carlos bring on of Author GoH Dave Farland's Runelords characters to life (in an original sketch) under Dave's direction.

  • Break Sun 5:50 - Mon 11:00
  • panel Mon 11:00 - 12:50 PM, Artists' Corner, Monster Tent (1)
    Panelists: Philo Barnhart, Jean Carlos, Rob Carlos, Tony Gregori, Vandy Hall, Cheyenna Krone, Todd Lockwood, Charles D. Moisant, Nikki Rossignol, Jeff Sturgeon

    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.


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