Photonic Playground proudly presents the "Cretaceous Craft" by three artists: Our June 2015 artist from Blizzard Entertainment, Damarcus Holbrook, returns for this dinosaur themed show along with his co-worker, Kevin K. Lee, and Riot Games artist, Minoh Kim for the months of July/August 2016. This is a FREE event, open to all ages!
There will be live painting demos by Minoh and Damarcus at the opening reception:
- 7:30-8:30pm will be Minoh doing a drawing using traditional charcoal
- 8:45-9:45pm will be Damarcus painting digitally
Doors open at 7pm and close at 10pm. Open during the DSTA art walk event every first Saturday of the month. Light refreshments will be served, with wine provided for by The Wine Lab, Costa Mesa.
Framed and flat printed limited edition art work displayed for sale. Artists will be at the opening reception for a meet and greet.
This exhibition will be on display through the end of August 2016. Banner image painted by Damarcus Holbrook.
More about the artists
Minoh: Raised on comic books and anime in the 80's. He wanted to work in comics as a teen, but ended up moving into the game biz in the late 90's. Minoh did a stint at Sony for a number of years, the highlight of which was shipping Star Wars Galaxies in 2003. Currently he's working as a Character Artist at Riot Games working on various teams. While on League of Legends he built the game skins for Firecracker Jinx and Project Yi.
Kevin: Kevin was born and raised in Toronto where he started off his career at a comic book studio. Years past and now he has 7+ years in the games industry as both an artist and level designer. He currently works at Blizzard Entertainment where he uses his level design skills to create immersive environments for the World of Warcraft franchise.
Damarcus: Currently a senior designer/artist at Blizzard Entertainment, where he also does level design, Damarcus has over 15 years of game development experience. He’s worked on AAA titles such as ‘World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor’ at Blizzard Entertainment, ‘Fire Fall‘ from Red 5 Studios, Konami’s ‘Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes’, ‘Dark Kingdom’ at Sony, EA’s ‘James Bond 007: From Russia With Love’, Valve’s ‘Half Life 2’ and more. He’s a unique artist in that he not only designs aspects of the game, but creates assets such as props, the environment, and characters for the games. Also our former gallery featured artist for June 2015!
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