Not only is Comic Village more inky than ever, but the ridiculously skilled Barry Jazz Finnegan is treating us to live charcoal art.

The creative who hails from Dublin specialises in large-scale charcoal portraits which he posts time lapse videos of on his YouTube channel gaining him 800,000 views, over 26,000 Facebook likes and the respect from the art community. Barry loves getting his hands dirty when it comes to working with charcoal and most of his work is based on movies, stars, poets and captions from cult classic. The talented portraitist also creates iconic scenes from films such as The Shining, The Dark Knight and James Bond.

Catch Barry’s live art show dedicated to one of MCM Birmingham Comic Con’s special guests…

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