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Paul’s PlanetSlade Grand Unveiling!

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I couldn’t possibly come close to doing as good a job of presenting this as Paul and his team have done on his website.

So please check this out and enjoy:

http://www.planetslade.com/gerhard.html

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Back from Madison

Shel and I and some of the motley crew at the Wizard World Madison:

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Corey and I and the stack of books he dropped off at the show.

He had all 300 issues hard bound into 10 volumes:

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And here are the 10 ‘sketches’ I did in the front of each volume:

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Paul’s PlanetSlade: the layout

I scanned in the sketches that I did of all the essays and articles from

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Then, in PhotoShop, I placed all of the sketches into a 20×30 inch space and juggled and resized and fiddled until I got them to fit. Here’s a little gif of the last couple versions as Paul and I decide where to place the logo:

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and here is the tight pencilled version, on paper, ready for inking:

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Next: inking.

(Not an April Fool’s joke.)

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Happy Easter!

Ah… springtime in Southern Ontario…

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…and meanwhile, back at the PlanetSlade miscellany…

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…next: the big question is how to fit all of the elements together into one composition…

in the meanwhile, have a Happy Easter!!!

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Toronto ComiCon – Shel’s View

I’m still figuring out WordPress and having fun using the photo “galleries.”
Please excuse me if I’ve used pictures from a previous Blog. Scroll over the pics for more details.
– Shelley

Gerhard’s “Store” is now open.
Check it out!

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Dark Hall Mansion – Harry Potter Poster

I was overwhelmed at the Toronto ComiCon with wonderful comments and orders for the Harry Potter print commissioned by Dark Hall Mansion.

To everyone who wanted a poster, please stay tuned as we set up a system to order.

“HARRY POTTER AND THE SORCERER’S STONE” ARTIST: GERHARD SELECT FOIL BLUE EDITION $150