PonyCon AU would like to announce one of its guests – Paul Abstruse is an Australian Comic Book and Tattoo artist and will be acting as a Panelist during the PCAU Marebourne Artist panel.
Working in studios around Sydney, Paul started tattooing when he was 26, with more than 10 years of experience under his belt, he now specialises in Geek and Nerd Culture tattoos, anything from a Pikachu on your wrist to a Hellboy sleeve. Paul is the man to do it. Paul has also had a variety of comic books published, and has been drawing comics since the age of 21. More importantly, Paul has worked as an official cover artist for the IDW Pony comics, and has variety of his pony artwork available for viewing on his Deviantart.
We can’t wait to get him down here to Melbourne to speak to everyone about his experiences as an artist, as well as being able to see all of his artwork for sale in our Artist Alley.
For more info, Check out his Facebook page here
and his Deviantart here
DO YOU LIKE PONIES? DO YOU LIKE ART? PonyCon AU: Marebourne is hosting a new competition. Artists pick up your pencils, markers, tablet pens for a chance to have your art immortalised on a PonyCon AU: Marebourne pass! Continue reading
Do you all remember the customs making panel and workshops announced a while back? Well we’re releasing the tickets for the workshop very soon!
In this workshop Oak23 (oak23.deviantart.com) and assistants will take you through the process of making a custom pony. We’ll supply you the pony (your choice of unicorn, pegasus or earth pony brushable), a box of epoxy putty, and all the tools and guidance you’ll need to create you own custom pony.
There will be two sessions, one for two hours on Saturday covering preparation and sculpting, and one for two hours on Sunday covering painting and finishing.
Tickets to this work shop will cost $60 are extremely limited at only 20! These will be available to purchase on our website on Thursday November 14th at 8:00pm.
Keep an eye on our Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Website to make sure you don’t miss out!
You remember Musiquestria? Well P1K wants to get himself over here to perform at PonyCon AU: Marebourne with a few others from the project! But to do so he needs your help. Head over to his crowdfunding campaign and help out now!
And don’t forget to secure your own trip to PonyCon AU: Marebourne by purchasing your tickets here:
In the next few days, we’ll be running a few competitions on our Social networking websites. They’ll give you a chance to win some awesome prizes, including a weekend pass to the convention itself! Keep an eye out on our Facebook, Tumblr and Twitter for more info.
And while our musician countdown is on – remember to head on over to our Eventbrite to grab your concert tickets in order to be able to see all of these artists performing live in Concert at PCAU ’14!
A reminder to all you parents out there with children who love ponies – children under the age of 12 get into the convention FREE with a paying adult!
We aim to provide a fun experience for pony fans of all ages. Head on over to our Eventbrite to purchase your ticket and ensure that you and everyone you bring have a great day out at PonyCon AU!
PonyCon AU wants you! To apply to be a volunteer.
That’s right, our volunteers page is now live on the website. Volunteer positions are open for setup on Thursday, the After Dark concerts on Friday and Saturday, and at the convention itself on Saturday and Sunday. Must be 18 years or older.
PonyCon AU is happy to announce our new Referral Competition. During the next 3 weeks, the person who refers the most people to our Evenbrite page will receive a free VIP upgrade to their ticket, and reap all the benefits that VIP status holds including :
- Express line to gain entry to the convention.
- Front of the line Signings, Panels and Events.
- Front row seats for Panels and Events.
- Free Signing from the Voice Actors.
- Limited edition lanyard pass.
This is the VERY LAST CHANCE to get a VIP ticket outside the Pozible campaign.
Referrals must be made through the following special link to count. http://bit.ly/pcauaffiliate and will net you 0.01 per referral – a potential fortune in the making.
Keep in mind that only referrals made after the start date of this competition will count. The competition will end on the 18th of October at 11:55 PM Good luck!
Good news everyone! Tickets are now on sale for PonyCon AU 2014. Saturday, Sunday, Weekend and Concert tickets are available at Eventbrite. So head over to the Tickets page in the header bar and secure your place at the 2nd ever Australian PonyCon on the 1st and 2nd of February 2014.
PonyCon AU is pleased to announce its newest event for attendees of Marebourne 2014. We will be running a writing competition, allowing those of the literary mindset to write and present a work of MLP fanfiction for judging at the convention. You have plenty of time to start thinking of basic ideas, but if you’re interested in entering, please review these guidelines;
- All entries must be written on the day in an area designated by the Ponycon AU staff. Any pre-written entries will not be accepted for judging.
- No notes/drafts are allowed to be used on the day. You may write up a draft beforehand but you may not copy off it at the con.
- There will be a time limit of 30 minutes, you will be ask to stop writing at the end of the time limit. If you do not you will be disqualified.
- There will be a Maximum limit of 500 words, any stories containing more than 500 may be disqualified.
Prizes will of course be awarded to those whose stories distinguish themselves in the competition, best of luck to everyone considering entering!