Sean grew up in Genoa, Ohio. He is a graduate of Bowling Green State University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts. Sean spent a couple years living in New Albany, Indiana. He currently resides in Delaware, Ohio. He is married to Stephanie Forney, an artist and art teacher. Together they have a pup named Indy and co-created and self-publish Scarlet Huntress.
Sean Forney – is a fifteen year professional illustrator/comic book artist currently working on colors for Bill Willingham’s new series Lark’s Killer (1First), Marvel Premier Sketchcards (Upper Deck), Lord of Gore (Devil’s Due) and Black Flame (1First). His recent work includes Zen: Intergalactic Ninja (Devil’s Due/1First), Cyberines #3 (Red Anvil), and Mania (A.L.E.X). His recent color cover work can be seen on Bloodstrike (Image), TMNT (IDW), Badger (1First), Back to the Future (IDW), Go West (Alterna), and Wonderland Year One (Zenescope). Cover and interior work can also be seen in Hardlee Thinn, Notti & Nyce, Do You Pooh? (Counterpoint), Cyberines #1 (Red Anvil), Blindside #2 (Contraband), The Rhode Warrior and Altered Reality Showcase (Altered Reality Comics), Clint Hilinski’s Pirate Queen and Superiors, Judges (Enjoy Comics), Our Super Mom (Scottcomics), and The Adventures of Mighty Moose (Hanging Chad). His pencil and ink work can be seen in Cut the Rope from Titan Publishing. Sean has also worked on Superbeasts (Fifth World), Warlords of Wor (ManOrMonster?), New-Gen New Dawn #4 (APNG), Lego, Inc., Mice Templar Vol. 3: A Midwinter’s Night Dream trade (Image), Grimm Fairy Tales, Grimm Fairy Tales: Myths and Legends, Grimm Fairy Tales Swimsuit Issue, Grimm Fairy Tales Annual 2012 (Zenescope). He also completed color work on My Adventures with Spider-Man (Marvel/Identity Direct) and the Bakugan toy line for Spin Master. His pinup work can be seen in Moonstone’s Voltron: United and Drawn, Image’s Hack Slash: My First Maniac, DC’s Transmetropolitan Art Book, and many more. Sean co-created and illustrated Scarlet Huntress #1, Scarlet Huntress #2, Scarlet’s Guide to Cryptids, and the newest anthology book, Scarlet Huntress: Tales Through Time. He recently released his newest book, Geeky Goddesses: The Pin-up Art of Sean Forney. See more of Sean’s work on the web and request commissions at www.SeanForney.com and www.facebook.com/SeanForneyIllustration
Photo by Katie Kikta
Stephanie Forney – Stephanie is in her 14th year teaching visual arts. She teaches at the high school level, mainly in the areas of graphic design, 3D modeling, and animation but also dabbles in jewelry. She has a Master’s degree in Educational Technology Management and is currently the department chair for her building. Outside of school she works on commissions in pastels, charcoal, and graphite. In the comics world she is editor-in-chief for Sean Forney Illustration where she maintains the books/accounting, website, flats artwork, writes, edits and formats all the art and books, and keeps the family dog occupied. She co-created Scarlet Huntress with Sean, which led to a spin-off children’s book Little Red Riding Hood: Origins of a Huntress which Steph wrote and illustrated. She writes all of the Scarlet Huntress stories and is currently working on the latest short story, due out in late 2017.