Grand Opening Guest – Jessica von Braun
Jessica von Braun is a Mixed Media Artist, traditional artist and digital painter, photo-manipulation // photo collage illustrator, sketch artist. Most pieces include all of the above techniques combined for a finished piece of artwork. Her traditional pieces vary in medium, crayon, colored pencil, watercolor, ink and acrylic. Most of her traditional pieces include all of these mediums. Born and raised in San Diego, CA she now resides in Fort Worth, TX. Her work is sometimes cute and and sometimes melancholy, sometimes both. Her published cover work includes The Greystone Valley Series (Grey Gecko Press), Dollface issue 10 (Action Lab Comics) and Extra Mojo (Hidden Charms Press). Her pinup work is published by Image comics (Moriarty hardcover, Red City issue #3) and Action Lab (Zombie Tramp issue #4). Her illustrations have been featured on the Hulu original series ‘Deadbeat’, and she has published work for The Stan Lee Foundation, So So Happy as well as art for performers mc chris and Rhyan Sinclair (All the Little Pieces), illustration work for Doom Ranch 5000 and is a regular designer for Chibi Essence. Her illustrated story starter book titled ‘The Dreams of the Invisible Girl’, authored by Chuck Huber, was published with Hound Comics. She is also a resident artist at the PoP Gallery, located in Disney Springs (formerly Downtown Disney) in Orlando. She used to think that if you rode in a hot air balloon you could catch clouds in a jar, but you can’t. When she was a child she aspired to be a tree frog and would hop around her house with olives on her fingers. Come out and meet Jessica von Braun on Friday 9/15 11:00am – 1:30pm!