NOVA Comic and Gaming Convention


  • Ritz Carlton, Tysons Corner Galleria 1700 Tysons Boulevard McLean, VA, 22102 United States
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We are excited to attend the first ever Nova Comic Con this year! Come find us and our artists as we bring art workshops and fun to this growing convention. We’ll be there with the following workshops: 

Saturday (July 29) 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Character Development Workshop
Come create how to create your own dynamic character with Tyrone Selby. This interactive workshop will walk you through the research, sketch, and defining stages of character design. You may even leave with your own character! 

Saturday (July 30) 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Neighborhood Hero’s: T-shirt Character Design
What if you could receive the powers of your favorite superhero just by putting on a shirt with their logo on it? Come imagine this exact scenario with artist Ben Pereira. From Superman to Spider-man, no hero is off limits as we draw ordinary neighborhood kids in this extraordinary situation.

Sunday (July 30) 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm 

Traditional Inking to Digital Coloring: Process, Tools, and Techniques
AWA artist Paolo Galang's unique style combines traditional inking and digital coloring to create dramatic art, and he's sharing his secrets for the first time at NOVA Con! Come learn the tools and techniques needed for traditional inking and digital color and discover how these contrasting mediums can work harmoniously in one piece.