Pencils to Pixels: The Process of Comic Art offered at MJC Art Gallery
The Modesto Junior College Department of Art presents Pencils to Pixels: The Process of Comic Art by Allen Passalaqua from January 9 through February 1, 2018 in the MJC Art Gallery on the East Campus, 435 College Avenue, Modesto. The gallery is open 11 a.m. – 5 p.m., Monday through Thursday and admission is free.
MJC graduate Allen Passalaqua is a professional colorist in the comic book industry, working for major companies such as DC, Marvel and Valiant. Pencils to Pixels documents the process of various artists Passalaqua has worked with over the years. This show captures everything from preliminary sketches, to original inked artwork, through prints of Passalaqua’s digital colors and finally the lettered pages.
A public reception for the artist is scheduled for Thursday, January 18, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. in the MJC Art Gallery, with Passalaqua speaking around 6 p.m. The reception is free of charge and light refreshments are served.
Artists being featured include Carson Grubaugh, Dave Sim, Ethen Beavers, Frank Quitely, Gerhard, Jerry Ordway, Joe Weems, Logan Faerber, Mark Bagley, Mike Norton, Nick Sousanis, Ramon Villalobos and many more