Brian Miller

Hi-Fi’s Brian & Kristy Miller to appear at Phoenix Comic Fest 2018

Hi-Fi colour design founders Brian & Kristy Miller will be appearing at Phoenix Comic fest 2018.

Dates: Thursday, May 24th – Sunday, May 27th

Location: Booth 769

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Brian & Kristy Miller are the founders of digital color studio Hi-Fi Colour Design. The team at Hi-Fi colors comics like Doctor Who, Supergirl, Harley Quinn, Batman VS. Superman, SpongeBob, and more. As the authors of several art-instruction books including; Hi-Fi Color for Comics, the creative duo is also focused on art education. They created Hi-Fi Academy as an outreach program where they visit schools and art galleries to share comic art education with the public. Hi-Fi Academy also offers three-day workshops for aspiring creators who want learn professional skills fast. In addition to his work coloring comics, Brian is also a respected illustrator known for his work for Star Wars, The X-Files, and Doctor Who as well as his pop culture and gallery artwork.



Available at Phoenix Comic Fest

Femme Magnifique: Brian & Kristy will have a limited copies available

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Hi-Fi Color for Comics: Learn how to color with step-by-step tutorials from the pro’s at Hi-Fi

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Officially Licensed STAR WARS artwork by Oktopolis Illustrator Brian Miller

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Lady Death: Hellraiders #1: Retro Edition featuring cover art by Brian Miller

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Star Wars Artist BRIAN MILLER Returns to EPCOT International Festival of the Arts

International Festival of the Arts returns to Epcot for its second sensational year and they are bringing back the STAR WARS gallery. You will find gourmet fare, musical and stage productions, and a variety of talented artist all around World Showcase. The International Festival of the Arts combines three things guests love most about theme park festivals for weekends filled with international cuisine, Disney-inspired art and Broadway performances.

Star Wars artist Brian Miller will be appearing Friday, February 9th – Monday, February 12th, at the STAR WARS pop-up gallery hosted by ACME Archives & Dark Ink Art. The STAR WARS gallery is located in EPCOT World Showcase between Italy and Germany. Look for NEW Star Wars illustrations by Brian Miller debuting during the festival. Brian will be signing and personalizing Star Wars artwork for guest and will be available to chat about his art style and techniques as well as sharing his love for Star Wars with you. Maybe you’ll even find those Droids you’ve been looking for.

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SOLD OUT! Pursue your passion at Hi-Fi Academy Boot Camp 2017

SOLD OUT! Hi-Fi Boot Camp 2017 is SOLD OUT! Registration is now CLOSED.

Looking to level up your comic coloring skills?

Or maybe you’re seeking a career change that gives you more free time and flexibility?

Hi-Fi Academy Boot Camp is the most comprehensive and career-enhancing digital coloring workshop you will find. It’s a one-stop-shop for everything you need to start creating professional comic pages that engage viewers and ultimately land you more paying projects! The 2016 edition of Boot Camp sold-out in record time. Don’t delay, register today to secure your seat at Hi-Fi Academy Boot Camp 2017!

Beginner to Advanced Photoshop coloring over 3 intensive days:

  • Setting up Adobe Photoshop for coloring success
  • Flat color
  • Intro to the Creative Coloring Process
  • Light & Shadow
  • Color theory for visual storytelling
  • Basic color rendering
  • Exploring color styles
  • Advanced color renderng
  • Pro tips, tricks, and techniques
  • Color Holds
  • Special Effects
  • Color separations
  • Plus portfolio review and feedback on the final day
  • Certificate of completion

Included in your registration fee:

  • Entrance to all workshops Nov. 10-12
  • Includes group projects + one-on-one learning time with Hi-Fi founders Brian & Kristy Miller
  • Friday Night Meet & Greet with Phoenix area comic professionals & live drawing
  • Breakfast Saturday & Sunday
  • Lunch Saturday & Sunday
  • Networking and educational activities

Hotel NOT included.  We have an amazing host hotel, The Graduate, but you are welcome to stay anywhere you like.

Host Hotel Info | Workshop Schedule & Info | Questions? Contact Kristy Miller

Are you ready to level up? Register below today!

Payment options via PayPal will appear after you fill out and submit the registration form below. NOTE: All registration fees must be received before October 27th to reserve your seat at this workshop. No payments will be accepted after that date.

Hi-Fi Academy Boot Camp 2017 Workshop Info

Hi-Fi Academy Boot Camp is still a few months away but we wanted to provide you with an idea of the schedule we are planning for November 10th – 12th, 2017.

Workshop location:

The Graduate Hotel & Resort, 225 E Apache Blvd, Tempe, AZ 85281

Friday, Nov 10th

4:30-6:30 PM: Hi-Fi Academy Boot Camp check-in

  • Receive your registration pack and Boot Camp Badge

  • Getting to know your hardware & software

  • Introduction to Hi-Fi Academy Boot Camp

  • Comic Coloring as a creative process

7:00-9:00 PM: Meet & Greet – light snacks and appetizers provided, cash bar. Your chance to get to know Hi-Fi’s Brian & Kristy Miler, meet other students, and some surprise comic creators may make an appearance too.

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Saturday, Nov 11th

7:30-8:30 AM: Breakfast

8:30-11:59 AM: Morning Sessions including

  • Light & shadow

  • Color selection

  • Rendering basic shapes & forms

  • Coloring a hero

Noon-1:00 PM: Lunch

1:00-5:00 PM: Afternoon Sessions including

  • Creating custom brushes

  • Hi-Fi Helpers: working with textures & patterns

  • Coloring & painting faces

  • Panels, pages, pin-ups, and covers

6:30   Saturday evening dinner (not included) for those who want to attend

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Sunday, Nov 12th

7:30-8:30 AM: Breakfast

8:30-11:59 AM: Morning Sessions including

  • Mastering color holds

  • Hi-Fi Helpers: creating and using special effects in comics

  • Sharing and exporting your colored comic art

Noon-1:00 PM: Lunch

1:00-3:00 PM: Afternoon Sessions including

  • Student portfolio review

  • Hi-Fi Academy Boot Camp certificates of completion awarded

NOTE: You are welcome to depart earlier on Sunday to catch your flight if needed.

You will want to bring the following to get the most out of this workshop

  • Portable computer (laptop, mod-book, tablet computer, etc.) running Adobe Photoshop CS2 or newer

  • A Wacom graphics tablet or Cintiq

Programming schedule for example only and subject to change without notice.

Are you ready? REGISTER NOW below | Host Hotel Info | Boot Camp Overview | Questions? Contact Kristy Miller


Registration Form – Payment options via PayPal will appear after you fill out and submit the registration form.
All registration fees must be received before October 21st to reserve your seat at this workshop. No payments will be accepted after that date.

Hi-Fi Academy Boot Camp 2017 Hotel Info

Are you ready to take your comic coloring skills to the next level?

Hi-Fi Academy’s Boot Camp is coming to the The Graduate, in Tempe, Arizona, November 10th – 12th, 2017.

Escape the Fall chill for three days of comic coloring workshops in sunny Arizona. Tempe features parks, galleries, shops, restaurants, and night life all within walking distance of The Graduate. There is also light rail to transport you from Phoenix Sky Harbor airport to Tempe avoiding the need for a taxi or uber ride. The hotel features a swimming pool and two on site dining options.

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The Graduate is the host hotel for Hi-Fi Academy Boot Camp. While we hope you choose to stay with us at The Graduate your hotel stay is NOT included in your registration fee and you are welcome to stay anywhere you like. Just be sure to be at The Graduate each day for the workshops.

A stay at The Graduate features:

  • HD TV

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi

  • Docking Stations

  • Refrigerator & Coffee Maker

  • Safe, Iron/Ironing Board

  • 24 hour fitness center and outdoor pool

  • Complimentary shuttle service (contact hotel for details)

  • Self parking $6 per night

  • Pet friendly

Transportation Options:

  • Light Rail ($4 for a day pass) — http://www.valleymetro.org/metrolightrail

  • Taxi/Uber

  • Shuttle Services

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You will also want to bring the following to get the most out of this workshop

  • Portable computer (laptop, mod-book, tablet computer, etc.) running Adobe Photoshop CS2 or newer (class demos will be taught using the latest version of Photoshop CC)

  • A Wacom graphics tablet or Cintiq

Are you ready? REGISTER NOW below | Boot Camp Overview | More Workshop Info | Questions? Contact Kristy Miller


Registration Form – Payment options via PayPal will appear after you fill out and submit the registration form.
All registration fees must be received before October 21st to reserve your seat at this workshop. No payments will be accepted after that date.

Learn how comic books are colored at San Diego Comic-Con 2017

Learn how comic books are colored live with Hi-Fi’s Brian & Kristy Miller at San Diego Comic-Con.

Nearly every print and digital comic is in full color but do you know how your favorite comic books are colored? Learn about the creative art of comic book coloring as Hi-Fi’s Brian Miller (Action Comics) and Kristy Miller (Scooby Apocalypse) demonstrate the step-by-step transformation of a comic book page from black and white to full color. Learn the basics of flatting, rendering, color holds, and special effects, along with top digital coloring tips. Q&A session. Room: 11

PLUS! A special sneak peek at Hi-Fi Academy Boot Camp 2017.

San Diego Comic-Con International
Thursday, July 20th from 2 – 3 PM
Panel Room: 11

NOTE: This panel is FREE to all SDCC attendees.

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Learn how the iPad is used to create comic books at San Diego Comic-Con 2017

Learn how the iPad is used to create comic books at San Diego Comic-Con and see comic book art pencils, inks, & colors come to life on the  iPad!

 The iPad has transformed the way you read comics but did you know you can create comic art on the iPad too? See a comic book character come to life as Hi-Fi’s Brian Miller (Doctor Who) and Kristy Miller (SpongeBob Comics) demonstrate step-by-step how to pencil, ink, and color comics on the iPad. Learn the basic tools and techniques including which apps and stylus pens work best and how you too can transform your iPad into a portable art studio. Q&A session. Room: 11

San Diego Comic-Con International
Friday, July 21nd from 4 – 5 PM
Panel Room: 11

NOTE: This panel is FREE to all SDCC attendees.

Fans are welcome to bring their own iPads too! Draw and paint with us live. We’ll be using the following apps: Sketchbook, Adobe Draw, Procreate and demoing a few others if time permits like Graphic, AnyFont, and Comic Book! All demos will be on iPad Pro with Apple Pencil but you can use any iPad, Android, or Windows tablet you like.

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FEMME MAGNIFIQUE Panel Announced for SDCC 2017

Learn about the groundbreaking women featured in the new anthology FEMME MAGNIFIQUE and the creative teams who turned the real life adventures of these women into comic book stories. Women from politics, art, science, and pop will be featured as co-curators Shelly Bond (Black Crown), and Kristy Miller (Femme Magnifique) provide sneak peeks at the art and stories. FEMME MAGNIFIQUE creative team members, Paige Braddock (Jane’s World), Megan Hutchison (Rockstars), Tess Fowler (Rat Queens), and Gail Simone (Red Sonja) share their experiences creating comic stories based on real life female heroes. Other FEMME MAGNIFIQUE creators may drop by to surprise you too! Q&A session if time permits.

FEMME MAGNIFIQUE: THURSDAY 7-8PM — PANEL ROOM 2

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Star Wars Celebration Orlando Map & Programming Schedule

Star Wars Celebration Orlando is April 13-16 at Orange County Convention Center.

Programming Schedule for Joe Corroney & Brian Miller:

THURSDAY, APRIL 13th

  • ALL DAY: Meet Star Wars artists Joe Corroney & Brian Miller at Booth 2810
  • 2:30 PM — SIGNING: Star Wars: Rogue One art, Blast the Rebellion, propaganda art debut & signing with Brian Miller at ACME Archives booth in the Art Show area
  • 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM — PANEL: Meet the Celebration Art Show Artists. Join Brian Miller and other artists participating in the Celebration Art Show as they talk about what makes the Art Show special. Behind-The-Scenes Stage – W304, 3rd Floor
  • 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM — SIGNING: Joe Corroney signing NEW Star Wars: Rogue One art for WonderGround Gallery at The Market Place Co-Op in Disney Springs.

FRIDAY, APRIL 14th

  • ALL DAY: Meet Star Wars artists Joe Corroney & Brian Miller at Booth 2810
  • 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM — SIGNING: Joe Corroney signing NEW Star Wars: Rogue One art for WonderGround Gallery at The Market Place Co-Op in Disney Springs.

SATURDAY, APRIL 15th

  • ALL DAY: Meet Star Wars artists Joe Corroney & Brian Miller at Booth 2810
  • 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM — BUILD A ROLLING PAPER BB-8: Follow along as Star Wars artist Brian Miller shows you how to Color and customize your one of a kind BB-8 with movable head and body in the KIDS ROOM

SUNDAY, APRIL 16th

  • ALL DAY: Meet Star Wars artists Joe Corroney & Brian Miller at Booth 2810
  • 5:00: Star Wars Celebration Europe closing ceremonies

Joe Corroney and Brian Miller will both be signing and sketching at Booth 2810 all weekend. Take a look at some Brian Miller’s work below.

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The Star Wars Art of Joe Corroney and Brian Miller can be found at booth 2810 on the main floor of the Orange County Convention Center.old grunge interior with brick wall

Joe Corroney will have a variety of artwork available from The X-Files, Star Trek, and of course Star Wars, including rare exclusive prints from previous Star Wars Celebration events along with his new exclusive print, I REBEL.

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Star Wars Celebration Orlando Exclusive Artwork

Not able to attend Star Wars Celebration Orlando? Sign up for the wait list below and be notified when Star Wars Celebration Orlando exclusive illustrations by Joe Corroney & Brian Miller are available for purchase.

WAIT LIST—Star Wars Celebration Orlando exclusives




Are you attending Star Wars Celebration Orlando? If so you can pre-order this exclusive Star Wars art for a limited time.

Legendary sci-fi illustrator Joe Corroney and Hi-Fi’s own Brian Miller were chosen to create two new illustrations for the Star Wars Celebration art show. Lucasfilm is making a limited number of prints available exclusively to Celebration attendees. To ensure you get these two prints you will need to pre-order in advance. The way it works is simple.

  • Pre-Order open at Noon on March 15th at the links below.

  • Pick-up your prints at Star Wars Celebration Orlando April 13 – 16 at booth no. 2810.

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“I Rebel” — illustration by Joe Corroney

  • Limited Edition of 250

  • Hand signed and numbered

  • 18″ x 24″

  • 4-color process lithograph on 80# coated cover stock

  • Satin aqueous archival finish

Order here: http://bit.ly/swcolimited

 

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“Star Wars: 40 Years of the Force” — illustration by Hi-Fi’s Brian Miller for Oktopolis

  • Limited Edition of 250

  • Hand signed and numbered

  • 12″ x 24″

  • 7-color fine art silkscreen on 100# French speckle tone stock

Order here: http://bit.ly/swcoexclusive

Hurry pre-orders end April 3rd and these illustrations return to a galaxy far, far away…

Artwork ™ & © Lucasfilm Ltd. All rights reserved. Used under authorization.

 

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