Thank You Roma Cartoon Festival!

Thank you to everyone who visited me at Roma Cartoon Festival last weekend! And to the amazing organizers who all worked so hard (and even through the crazy heat wave!) to make the festival fun for everyone!

I had my fangirl moment meeting Masami Suda, illustrator for Fist of the North Star and much more! Childhood idol right there, so it was awesome getting to say Hello in person!

I’ve had some adventures while I’m back in Rome too, my cousin is a great travel companion! Between the two of us (mostly me) we’ve eaten so much amazing pasta haha. 😉

It’s been a blast and I’m always happy to visit Dorothy Circus Gallery while I’m in town. My original paintings from my Submerged show are still on display so if you can make it to Rome to see them, definitely go!

Roma Cartoon Festival Is On June 23-25

It’s finally here! Roma Cartoon Festival is on and I’m all set up at Guido Reni. I have artbooks, prints, tote bags, one of a kind scarves, hand made jewelry and more! I’ve decorated my exhibition room to be a rainbow wonderland and I hope you get the chance to visit me here!

Important Update:

My Live Painting has been moved to Saturday at 4pm on the Main Stage. I’ve brought a new painting-in-process with me so come visit and watch me work on it in person!

Hello Rome! Roma Cartoon Festival June 23-25

It’s so good to be back in Rome! I’ve landed and am getting ready for Roma Cartoon Festival June 23-25 at Guido Reni!

Rome is one of those cities of the world that I fall head-over-heels in food-love for. The pizza and gelato are amazing! I don’t think I could ever get tired of them, even if I had them every day.

Since Rome is such an old city, and very compact, a lot of people ride motorbikes or vespas. Unleashing my inner road warrior!

I’m so happy to be visiting Dorothy Circus Gallery again where my “Submerged” solo exhibition painting are on display and some are available! If you haven’t seen them yet or are interested in originals you can email sales@dorothycircusgallery.com

I love running around such a romantic and enchanting city, and then take a break for some drawing! I’m working on original graphite drawings I’ll bring to Roma Cartoon Festival June 23-25. I’ll have a whole exhibition room with my art, prints, apparel and special goodies, so if you can make it to Rome please come visit me!

 

Rainbow Release Coming June 30

 

It’s the most rainbowtastic month of the year! To celebrate Pride month, I’m putting together a collection of goodies for my Etsy that span the whole color spectrum, baby! My Rainbow Release is coming June 30th to The Camilla Store on Etsy Here, 9AM PST.

I’ve got a luscious collection of treasures that I hope you lovelies are a excited about as I am! I’ll release one-of-a-kind plates, original graphite artwork, hand-signed prints, one-of-a-kind and small run totebags, and more!

I have a very few one-of-a-kind vintage printed plates that will be available June 30th at 9AM pst! These usually find homes fast, so if you’d like to try and collect one, I suggest checking out the plate only right away. Putting items in the Etsy shopping cart doesn’t reserve them, they’re only confirmed once payment is confirmed, so best of luck! If you want to go back for more goodies that aren’t as limited, my Etsy Coordinator Asami can combine your orders if you message her afterwards.

One-Of and small run totes are coming! I’ll have a handful of one-of-a-kind designs, and if you aren’t able to nab one of those, I’ve made just 5ea of my Candy Escape painting series images in totes! These beauties are machine washable and super durable, so don’t be afraid to use them often!

Some prints are coming to my Rainbow Release too! You’ll be able to find prints of “Rainbow Roll”, “Pool of Tears”, “Puff” and more. They go live at 9am PST June 30, so mark your calendars!

Be sure to keep an eye open as more wonderful releases are revealed in the coming weeks! And follow @TheCamillaStore on twitter, instagram and Facebook Here for sneak peeks and all the news for The Rainbow Release June 30th 9AM on The Camilla Store on Etsy.

Roma Cartoon Festival June 23-25

Rome! I’m coming back to visit you! I’m excited to be featured as a guest artist at Roma Cartoon Festival in Rome, Italy, June 23-35. This is going to be an amazing show, and it’s not often I come to Europe, so if you can make it to Rome please come find me and say Hi!

Roma Cartoon Festival is held in the Guido Reni district, and will be open from 10am – 8pm June 23- 24 and 25. It’s held in the same building as my solo exhibition “Submerged” collection is on display through Dorothy Circus Gallery, so definitely go check out my original paintings too!

Roma Festival Events:

Friday June 23 – Live Painting 4-5pm

Saturday June 24 – Signing 4-5pm

Sunday June 25 – Signing 4-5pm

Roma Festival is preparing posters and thirts with my artwork, “Where The Wild Things Squirm” on them! Posters will be available for my signing, and you’ll be able to purchase a tshirt from the event as a momento of your visit!

I’ll be bringing prints, books, apparel and goodies to Roma Festival! Come visit me in my guest artist exhibition room and check out the special things I have for Roma Festival. I’ll be bringing prints of “La Madre”, “Where The Wild Things Squirm”, “Hello My Kittyland”, “Strawberry Whispers” and more!

I’ll have a limited number of copies of my “Rainbow Children” artbook and a handful of Helmetgirls artbooks at Roma Festival! These can be hard for fans in Europe to find, and especially rare to find a signed copy, so come pick yours up!

New Jewelry

I’m so excited to share my new handmade jewelry! I’ve made these necklace pendants with my art in them, each one paired very carefully to match and compliment the frames, and will have them at Roma festival June 23-25. If you’d like to see me make more for my Etsy, let me know on social media!

One-Of Totes

I’m bringing a handful of Tote Bags and one-of-a-kind scarves to Roma Festival! I’ll only have one piece of each design, so if you see one you fall in love with, snap it up! I’ll also have an extremely limited selection of my new Live Heroes collection apparel, but only a handful of pieces will be available, so be sure to come visit me early for the most selection!

New Social Media for The Camilla Store on Etsy

I’ve got awesome news! My super Etsy Coordinator Asami is on social media for The Camilla Store on Etsy! There are so many goodies and fun behind-the-scenes things to share, so she’s going to post those to The Camilla Store on Facebook here, Instagram and twitter @thecamillastore This’ll mean I can share art on my main accounts, and if you want all the details about my goodies and releases, you can follow them on @TheCamillaStore !

Asami helps answer Etsy messages and does the shipping for orders, so you can ask her questions directly on social or by emailing thecamillstore@gmail.com ! Just take a look at some of these treasures that are coming to The Camilla Store on June 30! Asami is going to be sharing more peeks at them as we get closer to release day, so make sure you follow @thecamillastore !

Femina and Fauna Cosplay Contest Announcement

Hi guys! I’m excited to announce I’m holding a contest together with Dark Horse Comics in celebration of my Femina & Fauna Artbook 2nd edition! This is a new edition of my artbook, Femina & Fauna, that sold out of 4 printings! In this new edition, there’s a new forward by Simone Legno of tokidoki, new cover, new artwork and new behind-the-scenes content in addition to lots of art from the first edition of Femina & Fauna. The book goes on sale July 12, and you can preorder it here.

In honor of Femina & Fauna 2nd Edition, I’m holding a cosplay contest, similar to my 2016 Rainbow Children Cosplay Contest. To enter, make a cosplay inspired by one of my Femina girls paintings, and post it on Instagram with the hashtags #FeminaCosplay #CamillaDerrico and tag @camillderrico  @DarkHorseComics by 11:59PM PST July 11th. 4 winners will be chosen and receive prizes!

Grand Prize: A signed copy of Femina & Fauna 2nd Edition with an original sketch inside by me! You’ll also receive a signed print of the art image that inspired your cosplay.

3 Runner Ups will receive a signed copy of Femina & Fauna 2nd Edition.

Here are some of my paintings from Femina & Fauna 2nd Edition to help inspire your cosplays!

Sweet Peacock
Lions and Lambs
Fox Hime
Aria
Diana Dreamcatcher
Yuuta

I’m so excited to see what you come up with! Make sure to tag me so I can see, and that your account is set to Public. For this contest Dark Horse and I are asking no photoshopping or digital enhancement, we want to see you get creative with your outfits! Happy Cosplaying!!!

 

 

Contest legal details from Dark Horse Comics: No purchase necessary. Contest is not endorsed, sponsored, or administered by Instagram. Must be 18 years of age by entry date. Contest entries only accepted if submitted by 11:59pm (PST) July 11, 2017. Instagram profiles must be set to public for qualifying entries. Four winners will be selected by Dark Horse’s staff based on merit and opinion from all applicable entries. Grand Prize Finalist will be chosen by Camilla from DH winners. Winners will be notified by July 21, 2017. Entry becomes the property of Dark Horse upon receipt. Entry constitutes agreement by winners to be publicized and permission to use each winner’s name and Instagram handle for the purposes of promotion of the contest without further compensation. Contest void where prohibited.

June Bug Release is Live

I’m so excited, and I just can’t hide it! (Did you sing that part in your head too? 😉 ) My June Bug release is now live on Etsy here! I have new original artwork, rare and signed prints, handmade jewelry, one-of apparel, and more. Lots of these goodies have only 1 available, so check my Etsy here before they disappear!

I have some artist proofs that are now on Etsy, but in very limited quantities! Artist Proofs are the artists personal closed edition. Sometimes they’re given to friends or family, or saved for special occasions! Check out my new Artist Proof goodies here.

I’ve got rare prints, embellished, signed and unsigned prints that are now live! Some of these have never been available for sale online before, or were from convention events, so this is a great chance to pick up a new special treasure! Check out the prints here.

I have hand-made jewelry live on Etsy, alongside one-of-a-kind original artworks. These special goodies tend to find new homes really fast, so if there’s something you want to collect that only has 1 piece in stock, try checking out with it first before picking up other less-limited goodies. If you place multiple orders, my Etsy coordinator Asami can help you combine them after. And remember, putting items in the shopping cart doesn’t reserve them, so try and check out with your limited goodies soon! Check out my June Bug releases here.

How To Draw Manga Figures Class is Live on Creativebug

I’m so excited to announce my 2nd Creativebug video class, “How To Draw Manga Figures”, is now live! I worked with their professional recording team to create beautiful, thorough step-by-step lessons on drawing manga. This class is the 2nd one (I have one on Manga Faces here!) and now you can watch it on the Creativebug website by signing up here.

Creativebug is a fantastic online learning community that offers video lessons from lots of different creative instructors by monthly subscription. You can sign up for a free trial and have access to loads of amazing, high quality, professional video lessons. It’s an awesome way to support creators directly, and learn new creative skills! I had a lot of fun making these videos, and I hope you enjoy getting to watch them! Check out How To Draw Manga Figures here!

 

June Bug Release Coming June 2 To Etsy

Hello my lovelies! I’m so excited it’s almost June- and that means it’s almost the first day of summer! But before we can get there, I’m happy to announce I’ve got a fun little “June Bug” release coming June 2 at 9AM PST to Etsy Here! I’m going to be releasing 2 original framed graphite drawings, along with Artist Proof & rare prints and a few limited edition treasures, one-of clothing and even jewelry!

Here’s a look at a couple of extremely limited framed Artist Proof fine art prints that go live on The Camilla Store on Etsy here at 9am PST, June 2. This painting image is “Butterfly Kisses”, and I made only 2 Artist Proofs of the print edition and a special inverse print edition.

I have some especially rare apparel items from my vintage tickle trunk of studio treasures that will go live on Etsy June 2 at 9AM PST! There will only be 1ea of these tops and beanie hat (featuring my cute little Pooks!) so set your alarm for release time!

There will be signed prints going up on The Camilla Store on Etsy starting June 2 at 9AM PST! These prints will only have a few each, so don’t sleep in and miss your favourites! 🙂

Totes are restocking on Etsy! You’ll be able to find a limited number of The Baby Rebellion and Totoro totes starting 9AM on June 2 here!

I’ve got some new postcards coming to Etsy in very limited quantities! You can collect ones with my painting image “Hear Danielle Roar” or my Marceline And The Scream Queens official comic cover image starting June 2 at 9AM PST!

Check out this super beautiful hand-made Classic Hardware necklace! I’ve got just 1 piece, and it’s going to go live on Etsy at 9AM PST, so check early! One-of goodies like this usually find new homes fast, so if there are a few things you’re aiming to collect, I suggest checking out the most limited one first before going back for other goodies with more in stock. Then my Etsy coordinator Asami can help combine your orders! Good luck everyone!