Missoula's Science Fiction & Fantasy Convention

MisCon 38: the Dark Forest, May 24 - 27, 2024 Missoula, Montana

Michael Brugger

MisCon 38 Attending Professional

Michael Brugger is an award winning Digital Artist and Clinical Engineer who lives and works in the Upper Left Coast. An avid gamer and and watcher of B movies who loves Fandom and all its aspects.

Scheduled Panels and Presentations:

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  • panel Fri 2:00 - 2:50 PM, Meet the Artists, Dragon Pavilion (1)
    Moderator: Justin Barba; Panelists: John Barba, Justin Barba, Stan! Brown, Michael Brugger, Rob Carlos, Echo Chernik, Dragon Dronet, Tony Gregori, Lizzy D. Hill, Tess Langston, Todd Lockwood, Alexandra Martyn, Cait May, Randy Pepprock, Sean Ricks, Nikki Rossignol McCoy, Steven K Smith (SKS Props), Jeff Sturgeon, Tiffany Toland-Scott, Brittany Torres, Jim Wright (Stonekettle), Lacy Zee (Vox Moxxi)

    Here's your first opportunity to meet and hang out with MisCon 37's artists. You can talk art, ask questions, have a cup of coffee (or something stronger), get things signed, whatever you want. Just come hang out.

  • Break Fri 2:50 - Fri 9:00
  • panel Fri 9:00 - 10:50 PM, Drink and Draw at the MoonLight Ball, Artist's Corner
    Moderator: Sean Ricks; Panelists: Michael Brugger, Rob Carlos, Sean Ricks

    Join a few of our artists as they try to draw 3 models along the edge of the Moonlight Ball. Don't worry--they won't trap you in the fey realm by drawing you. No, dancing to the fairy music will do that.

  • Break Fri 10:50 - Sat 1:00
  • panel Sat 1:00 - 1:50 PM, How to Make Digital Art Without AI For Free or Almost Free, The Hollow
    Panelists: Michael Brugger

    Artist Michael Brugger will teach you how to make digital art without AI for free or almost free.

  • Break Sat 1:50 - Sun Noon
  • panel Sun Noon - 1:50 PM, Artists' Corner, Artist's Corner
    Panelists: Michael Brugger, Lizzy D. Hill, Jeff Sturgeon, Brittany Torres

    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 Sun 1:50 - Sun 3:00
  • panel Sun 3:00 - 3:50 PM, Let's Talk Digital Art, Phoenix Ballroom
    Panelists: Michael Brugger, Alexandra Martyn, Cait May, Brittany Torres

    Our artists will lead a discussion and Q and A session about digital art. What devices and software work for different applications?