Andrew MacLean

More Space Riders and Head Lopper on the way!

Black Mask Studios just announced that a second volume of Space Riders titled "Galaxy of Brutality" from the creative team of Fabian Rangel Jr. and OOSA artist Alexis Ziritt will be coming soon. Get the "Galaxy of Brutality" giclee print right here while you wait!

Andrew MacLean also announced that not only will Image Comics be collecting the first four quarterly issues of Head Lopper into a single volume later this fall, but that they have picked the series up for another four issues to be published in 2017!

The future is looking bright.

Andrew MacLean, Logan Faerber, News, Toby Cypress

"The End" Group Show

OOSA artists Andrew MacLean, Logan Faerber and Toby Cypress were part of "The End" group show at the Pony Club Gallery. The show should be up for the rest of the month. If you're in Portland, OR, you should definitely go check it out in person. If not, you can see all of the pieces at the Pony Club Gallery website. Toby's piece has already sold, but Andrew's piece is for sale here. Toby

   

Alexis Ziritt, Andrew MacLean, Greg Ruth, Logan Faerber, Ming Doyle, News, Paul Maybury, Toby Cypress

OOSA Anniversary Print Set

Well, I've been doing Out of Step Arts for about a year now. What better way to celebrate than to offer some of the special things the OOSA artists have done this year? The OOSA Anniversary Print Set is a limited edition box set of 50. These are precision, two-piece construction boxes designed with a close tolerance to keep out dirt and dust. They have a black paper lining with a white foam backing and a black textured acrylic coated exterior featuring a snazzy OOSA logo.

On the inside, you'll find the 3 collaborative OOSA prints we did to promote Out of Step Arts at our convention appearances this year.

- "Demon Wolf" by Greg Ruth and Logan Faerber - "Unknown World" by Paul Maybury and Alexis Ziritt - "Road Rage" by Toby Cypress and Andrew MacLean

These three prints are 4-color inks on 11x17 inch 100lb. paper with a satin finish.

And exclusively available ONLY in the OOSA Anniversary Print Set:

-"Apathia" by Ming Doyle

This is a print of Ming's painting for the 'Villains and Assassins' show at the Strychnin Gallery in Berlin and it is BEAUTIFUL! The print is 4-color inks on 100lb. linen to replicate the texture of the original canvas and measures 11x15.5 inches.

All of the prints are matching numbered and signed by the artists.

I am opening these up for pre-order in the OOSA store since they are not <i>quite</i> ready. I'm still missing a piece of the puzzle. Please allow 3-4 weeks for delivery.

Alexis Ziritt, Andrew MacLean, Greg Ruth, Heroes Con, Logan Faerber, News, Paul Maybury, Toby Cypress

New OOSA prints for Heroes Con

A while ago, I had asked the OOSA artists to team up to create some one-of-a-kind prints to showcase the talent at Out of Step Arts. If you'll recall, Greg Ruth and Logan Faerber did an amazing job on their print that was debuted at Spectrum LIVE! last month.

Well now, the other prints are ready to be revealed and will be debuted at Heroes Con next week.

Andrew MacLean and Toby Cypress worked together to create a futuristic world where the ladies rule the road.

Alexis Ziritt and Paul Maybury teamed up on this ultimate team-up comic cover: "Unknown World".

 

We'll have all of these prints, along with the original art, for sale at the OOSA tables in Indie Island (522-527). The prints are 4 color inks on 11 x 17 100 lb "silk" paper and only cost $10 each or $25 for all 3! Supplies are limited, though, so swing by early if you want 'em.  You can also have your pick of one the prints if you donate at least $20 to the Hairy Cell Leukemia Research Foundation AND run in the Heroes Con Fun Run Saturday morning.

I could not be more proud to be offering these, so I hope you'll come by and check them out.

 

 

 

Alexis Ziritt, Andrew MacLean, Appearances, News, Original Art

New Art and Heroes Con Advance Commissions

Now that Spectrum LIVE! has come and gone, the next convention on the horizon is Heroes Con!!! Out of Step Arts will be there in force with SIX OOSA artists in attendance (plus myself). Alexis Ziritt, Logan Faerber and Andrew MacLean are raising the money to make the trip by listing new art in the OOSA store and taking pre-con commissions that can be picked up at the show. So here is the deal: Andrew's rates 1 character small (9x12) $50 - b/w ink 1 character large (11x14) $65 - b/w ink 2 characters or huge 1 character (11x17) $75 - b/w ink

Logan’s rates 1 character small (9×12) $50 – b/w ink or $75 for watercolor 1 character large (11×14) $65 – b/w ink or $90 for watercolor 2 characters or huge 1 character (11×17) $75 – b/w ink or $100 for watercolor

Alexis' rates 1 character (11x14) $50 - b/w ink custom sketch cards (face or bust) $10 - full color spraypaint/paint/marker 1 character (9x12) $70 - full color spraypaint/paint/marker

If you're interested, let me know or feel free to contact them directly. For samples, check out some the new work they put up in the store. It should give you a pretty good idea of what they're offering.

Keep your eyes peeled for more art and news from other OOSA artists in the weeks leading up to Heroes Con next month.

Alexis Ziritt, Andrew MacLean, Appearances, Greg Ruth, Logan Faerber, Original Art, Spectrum LIVE!, Toby Cypress

OOSA at Spectrum LIVE!

Spectrum LIVE! is just around the corner and we are getting excited for Out of Step Arts to make it's official debut. Alexis Ziritt, Logan Faerber, Toby Cypress and Andrew MacLean will all be there, so come by booth #903 to chat and check out all of the books, original art and prints they'll be bringing. And speaking of prints...... Since this will be OOSA's first convention appearance and all, I wanted to do something special to mark the occasion. OOSA artists Logan Faerber and Greg Ruth (who were both selected to be in the upcoming Spectrum 19) worked together to come up with this amazing piece just for the show. We'll have prints of this for sale, as well as the original, so be sure come see us and pick up this convention exclusive!

UPDATE: Regrettably, Logan Faerber had to cancel his appearance at Spectrum LIVE. I'll still try to have some of his work on hand for everyone to check out, though.

Alexis Ziritt, Andrew MacLean, Greg Ruth, Logan Faerber, Original Art, Paul Maybury, Toby Cypress

Can I help you find something?

I'm sure you all are aware of the OOSA store by now, right? The artists have a great sampling of some of their work available for sale there. I try to encourage the artists to send me new work to list there every once in a while so there are new choices for people looking to buy something.  In fact, Alexis Ziritt just put up a bunch of new stuff so he can pay to replace his recently deceased computer and make his way to some conventions (Spectrum and Heroes Con) this summer. But, did you know that pretty much all of the artists have more work available for sale than what's listed in the store? Paul Maybury, for example, has pretty much every page from every project he's ever worked on and he's looking to find it a new home so he can cover some recent unexpected expenses. Andrew, Logan, Toby and Greg, I'm sure, all have stuff they'd love to sell, too, that's not listed in the store. So how do you get your hands on all of this unlisted stuff? Just ask! If there is a specific page or an image you've seen from any of the OOSA artists that you want to own, just get in touch with me and I'll check and see if it's available. The worst I can say is "Sorry, it's already sold." And if you're looking for something really specific, several of the OOSA artists are open for commissions right now and would be happy to draw you whatever you're looking for.

Alexis Ziritt, Andrew MacLean, Appearances, Spectrum LIVE!, Toby Cypress

Our Spectrum Live Booth

Spectrum Fanastic Arts LIVE has released the floor plan for the event in May.  We were given a great spot on the front row near Stuart Ng Books and comic book artist Ben Templesmith. That should provide us with a lot of traffic from comics-minded people. So, come by booth #903 and see us. Toby Cypress, Alexis Ziritt, Andrew Maclean, (and even though he's not listed on the map yet) Logan Fareber will all be there with me.

(click on the image to see all the detail)

Alexis Ziritt, Andrew MacLean, Greg Ruth, News, Original Art, Toby Cypress

A few things about art purchases

First of all, I wanted to let you know that I have updated the store to include new art by Andrew MacLean and Alexis Ziritt. It's great stuff available at even better prices, so please go take a look.  While your there, take a look at Toby Cypress' and Greg Ruth's work, too. Alright, now lets talk about some other things.

Commissions Currently, Alexis and Andrew are open for commissions.

  • Andrew is asking $50 for 11 x 14 inked single characters and $75 for 11 x 17 inked pieces with background or more than one character.
  • Alexis is asking $80 for 11 x 17 inked pieces and $130 for 11 x 17 watercolor pieces.
  • If you want something more complex from either artists, prices can be negotiated on an individual basis.

Payments Did you know that you can make payments on a lot of what we have in the store?  It's true! If you're eyeing something, but don't have the cash in hand, just email me and we'll see what we can work out.

Looking for something specific? Do you want a certain page/panel from one of these guys, but don't see it in the store? Just ask me about it. I'm happy to contact the artist to see if it's available. I've helped make quite a few sales this way, in fact.

The Out of Step Arts store is not supposed to be just a storefront; it's meant to be an interactive way to buy what you want from the OOSA artists.  Have a question? Ask me. Need something? Tell me what you're looking for.  I'm here to help.

Andrew MacLean, News

Please welcome Andrew MacLean

Andrew MacLean is a go-getter.  I had barely put out my Out of Step Arts shingle when he was at my door looking to sign up.  In all honesty, I just wasn't ready to take on any artists I wasn't familiar with and was drafting my "Thanks, but no thanks" response....but then I looked at his art.  I was immediately intrigued.  His style was reminiscent of a lot of artists I like, but it was still like nothing I had seen before.  Andrew has an uncanny ability to put design into his art.  So after a few month of keeping an eye on him and seeing his positive attitude, work ethic and desire to create all kinds of art, I knew he would be a great fit here. Go take a look at his profile page to see some of his work and find out more about him.