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Demos & Presentations

Experience numerous presentations and demos from professional artists on painting and sculpting models!  Included with price of admission into vendor show.  2018 demos to be announced..


  • The art of scratch building and tips for building and painting diorama bases with Dave Prosser 11:00-12:00, Holland Room
  • Mike Salzo – Techniques and materials used for applying extreme weathering, wear and tear, paint chipping,  rust,  battle damage,  grease and grime, etc. 12:30-1:30, Holland Room
  • Troy McDevitt – Speed sculpting to improve your skill level, Troy McDevitt, 2:00-3:00, Holland Room
  • Overview of painting human flesh tones with Jim Capone, 3:30-4:30, Holland Room


  • Mike Salzo - Building worlds.  Making diorama/display environments for displaying Sci-Fi, mecha,  armor, Kaiju, monster models, etc.  Mike will be making a heavily damaged city scape fit for any genre and cover techniques and materials used. 11:00-12:00, Junior Ballroom
  • Troy McDevitt – Bringing your sculpt to life with attitude and personality, Troy McDevitt, 12:30-1:30, Junior ballroom

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Rick Cantu

Guest Artists

We have a terrific line up of special guest artists presenting, doing demos or exhibiting their art at Jerseyfest 2018! More to be announced.   Troy McDevitt Troy started his sculpting career sculpting custom wedding cake toppers in 2003, up until 2007. Being a lifelong comic/sci-fi/fantasy nerd, he slowly made the transition from wedding cake toppers, over to …

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