Shawn Crystal

Shawn Crystal

Shawn Crystal

Shawn Crystal

  • B.S., Towson State University
  • M.F.A., sequential art, SCAD, 2001
First year at SCAD:
2006

Credentials

Signed an exclusive contract with Marvel

Awards, recognition and honors

Listed as one of the "Five on the rise" for 2010 in an annual article about new talent making waves in Wizard magazine; made the New York Times Best Seller list with "Deadpool: X Marks the Spot"

Publications and presentations

"Deadpool: Games of Death," "Deadpool: Team Up" 892 and 896, "Deadpool" 13-14

Previous Positions

Artist, Marvel Comics

On the Web

Courses Taught

  • SEQA 100 Introduction to Sequential Art
  • SEQA 202 Drawing for Sequential Art
  • SEQA 215 Materials and Techniques for Sequential Art
  • SEQA 244 Comic Book Scripting
  • SEQA 304 Advanced Drawing for Sequential Art
  • SEQA 306 Comics Painting
  • SEQA 308 Special Topics in Sequential Art
  • SEQA 310 Painting for Comics Covers
  • SEQA 317 Getting Published and Self-publishing
  • SEQA 344 Advanced Writing for Comics
  • SEQA 345 Figure Drawing for Sequential Art
  • SEQA 352 Constructive Human Anatomy for Sequential Art
  • SEQA 354 Speed Sketching for Sequential Art
  • SEQA 382 Visual Storytelling I
  • SEQA 388 Constructive Animal Anatomy for Creature Design
  • SEQA 394 Advanced Inking Techniques
  • SEQA 405 Visual Storytelling II
  • SEQA 410 Sequential Art Senior Project
  • SEQA 501 Drawing Strategies for Sequential Art
  • SEQA 502 Visual Story Development
  • SEQA 503 Sequential Art Production Methods
  • SEQA 701 Theories and Practices for Sequential Art
  • SEQA 707 Drawing for Sequential Art
  • SEQA 716 Sequential Art Studio I
  • SEQA 726 Sequential Art Studio II
  • SEQA 741 Inking Techniques
  • SEQA 745 Writing for Sequential Art
  • SEQA 749 Sequential Art M.A. Final Project
  • SEQA 756 Sequential Art Studio III
  • SEQA 766 Sequential Art Studio IV
  • SEQA 768 Figure Drawing