Chris Payne demonstrates the quick-painting hand technique that allows him to meet those demanding deadlines.
The group gets down to the serious business of eating and gabbing. The fellow in the red jacket is Rodney Tirey, a local animator.
Illustrator Linda Swaitek, husband Al, and our host, Linda Bittner.
Anne Huddleston with guest Mike Mueller. Not quite sure what Mike's doing there. Linda's mom, Judy Howard checks out the work of John Winter.
Troy Cooksey, toy engineer at Kenner and husband of illustrator Christina Wald, who turns up in a later photo. Next to him -- Jan Warren.
Geraldine foils the auto-focus. Seated to her right is Andrea Cefalo, guest of Zak Morgan.
Todd Bitner and Al Swaitek guard the punch bowl.
Zak Morgan, local painter and art instructor Stephen Cephalo, illustrator/designer Thomas Miller, Geraldine and Jerry.