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Visit Camilla at Calgary Expo

Get ready Calgary, I’m headed to Calgary Expo for my next trip! I’m coming back to tables X4-5 in the Main Hall Guest Artist Section, and bringing new art and goodies with me!

Special Events

I’m going to be live painting at the Kensington Art Supplies booth Friday, April 28 from 3pm-4pm. Come visit and watch me work on a brand new painting! I’ll have copies of my How-To guide “Pop Painting” at the expo, which shows step-by-step how I make my paintings, with lots of photos! I’ll be signing books all weekend, so come say hi!

Pop Coloring Panel

I’m presenting a panel on Pop Manga Coloring Book this weekend at Calgary Expo. Come to room Palomino AB on Saturday April 29th at 11am and you can color pages from Pop Manga Coloring Book with me! I’m bringing some packs of colored pencils for you, or you can bring your own, and pick up a Calgary Expo exclusive printed page of Pop Manga Coloring Book. See you there!

Geek Girl Gathering

I’ll be part of the Geek Girl Gathering on Friday night! This will be a mixer-type event with other geeky and awesome creative gals, with drinks and prizes, so come say Hi!

Scheduled Start Date & Time:  Friday, 28-Apr-17 8:00 PM
Scheduled End Date & Time:  Friday, 28-Apr-17 10:00 PM
Scheduled Room: Palomino E

Win An Original Painting

I have exciting news! Calgary Expo attendees have the chance to win one of my original oil paintings! Complete the Calgary Expo Passport event for a chance to take home my original framed painting “Bowl In The Wind”, inspired by the Masters of the Universe! More details about the Calgary Expo Passports are found here.

Prints

I’m bringing prints to my Calgary Expo tables X4-5! Come find me there where I’ll have “Betas on my Mind”, “Aria”, “Muffler”, “Dream Melt” and many more!

Hard Enamel Pins

Is your pin game strong? It can be! I’m bringing “Sunny Side Up” and “Sir Reginald” hard enamel pins to my tables X4-5. Hard enamel pins have a beautiful polished surface, and rainbow glitter in Sunny Side Up’s rainbow bacon blanket!

Stickers & Coasters

I’m bringing vinyl stickers for the first time to Calgary Expo, and mix and match coaster sets! These stickers are great for putting on laptop covers, sketchbooks, even your car! Come check them out and pick our your favorites at my tables X4-5 this weekend.

Original Artwork

I’m bringing a small number of original drawings and Japanese Shikishi boards to Calgary Expo! I’ll take a limited number of headshot drawing commissions each day at the show. They could be pen & ink for $75 or graphite drawings for $100, here’s a look at one I did in Chicago!

Books

I’m bringing lots of books to Calgary Expo! You can pick up a copy of my graphic novel series Tanpopo GN Vol 1 & 2, or copies of my How-To books “Pop Manga” and “Pop Painting”! I’ll also have lots of copies of “Pop Manga Coloring Book”, so you could bring your new copy to color with me at my Coloring panel Saturday 11am in room Palomino AB! Or collect a copy of my newest artbook “Rainbow Children”. I’m happy to sign books for no extra cost, and you can ask about sketches in books at the show!

Totebags

 

Calgary Expo fans will have a chance to pick up one of my beautiful “Moonflower” totebags, or a new “Hello My Neighbor” tote! Each tote is double-sided with a zipper, machine washable, and strong!

Calgary Expo Charity Artbook

Calgary Expo makes beautiful themed artbooks with proceeds being donated to the Make A Wish foundation of southern Alberta. I’m honored to contribute artwork to this year’s themed artbook, “Fairy Tales & Classic Monsters”! You can pick up a copy of the artbook at the Calgary Expo Store in Hall D, and if you bring it to my table X4-5, I’ll sign my artwork page! Visit the Charity Auction for a special print of my expo artwork page, details are found here.

Visit Camilla at Calgary Expo

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Camilla returns to Calgary Expo in Hall A’s Guest Section, tables X4-X5. Visit Camilla for new books, prints, apparel, goodies and more. Calgary Expo runs

Thurs April 28: 4-9pm

Fri April 29: 1-9pm

Sat April 30: 10am-7pm

Sun May 1: 10am-5pm

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Panels:

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Calgary Comic Con Exclusive Print

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Camilla’s new painting “The Frog Princess” debuts as a print for the first time, exclusively for Calgary Expo. A limited number of 11×14″ prints have been made, and will be available at Camilla’s tables X4-X5. Not going to the expo? Maybe a friend can help pick one up, or if any remain after the show, online release details will go out through our newsletter here.

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New to Calgary Expo are open edition fine art prints of Camilla’s “Aria”. These beautiful 11×14″ prints are made on 300gsm entrada paper with archival inks. Collect yours signed at Camilla’s Calgary Expo tables X4-5. Online fans, stay tuned to our newsletter here for future release details.

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Visit Camilla’s guest artist tables X4-X5 for prints available only at conventions, such as coloured “Moonflower” and coloured “Paper Hearts” mini prints.

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Books

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Visit Camilla’s tables X4-5 for copies of her newest artbook “Rainbow Children” and smashingly successful how-to books Pop Manga & Pop Painting. Camilla will have copies of Tanpopo GN 1 & 2 as well. Inquire your new book with an original sketch inside for +$20.

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Apparel

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Big beautiful “Puff” scarves are coming to Calgary Expo in extremely limited quantities. Scarves featuring Puff will only be available in person at Camilla’s convention & in-person events. Check Camilla’s calendar of events here for a show near you, or ask a friend to pick one up.

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New compact mirrors featuring Camilla’s artworks join Camilla’s Calgary Expo offerings. Visit Camilla in person at tables X4-5 to check them out!

Original Artwork

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A handful of original framed graphite drawings will be available at Camilla’s Calgary Expo tables X4-5. Each is one-of-a-kind, and they often find homes fast, so visit early in the show.

 

Sketched In Pop Painting Books Coming Jan 27

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Camilla’s newest book, “Pop Painting”, is a hit! Thank you to fans and supporters posting your appreciation on social media, and messaging & emailing you love for Pop Painting. Camilla has received a handful of copies and created original sketches inside them to make available to fans through The Camilla Store, coming January 27th 9AM PST.

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Each sketched-in copy of Pop Painting is hand-signed by Camilla, with an original sketch inside the front cover. Every sketched copy is individual, so sketches will be unique to each book. Sketched book copies are limited, and will come with the exclusive Camilla Store Pop Painting release postcard + sticker. Collect your copy Jan 27th while available here.

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Thank You To Pop Painting Contest Entries

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Camilla x Ten Speed Press & Random House Books Pop Painting social media contest has come to a close, and all winners have been contacted. Thank you to everyone who participated, Liked, Shared, and has supported the release of Camilla’s Pop Painting!

Winning entries include Alexis (Facebook), @MadriagaJaylyn (Twitter), and @ghostbuns  @eluzabear (Instagram) . Thank you and everyone who joined in! For fans still looking for a copy of Pop Painting, copies are available on The Camilla Store here. Stay tuned for more fun events here on Camilla’s blog, Facebook, Instagram @camilladerrico and twitter @helmetgirl

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Pop Painting Contest Image 4

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Pop Painting contest image #4 has been revealed! Share this image to Instagram, Facebook or Twitter (or all 3!) with the tags #Camilladerrico #PopPainting for a chance to win a copy of Camilla’s new book + a signed print of your winning contest image. One lucky winner will receive an original sketch inside their copy of Pop Painting! Winners will be selected at the end of 01/17/16, so get sharing soon! For full contest & prize details, check here.

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Camilla has revealed her Pop Painting contest image #3! Share this image on Facebook, Instagram or twitter (or all 3!) with the tags #Camilladerrico #PopPainting before 17/1/16 for your chance to win a copy of Pop Painting + a signed print.

Each contest image shared offers a chance to win a copy of the book + a signed print of the painting featured in the contest image. One lucky winner will receive an original sketch inside their copy of Pop Painting! For full contest & prize details, check here.

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Camilla’s Pop Painting contest image #2 is released! Share this contest image to your Facebook, Instagram or Twitter (or all 3!) by 17/1/16 for a chance to win a copy of Pop Painting + a signed print! One of four winners will receive a copy of Pop Painting with an original Camilla sketch inside. For full contest and prize details, check here.

Enter To Win Pop Painting Prizes

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Camilla d’Errico’s “Pop Painting” is now available in stores, online marketplaces, and The Camilla Store here! To celebrate the launch of Pop Painting, Camilla and Ten Speed Press/Random House Books have launched a contest.

How to Enter

Re-Post the contest image above on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter (or all 3!) with the hashtags #Camilladerrico #PopPainting . A total of 4 contest images will be released here, and on Camilla’s social media. Share more contest images for more chances to have your entry selected before the contest period ends January 17th.

For more details and prize info, check out the full contest blog post here. Happy Posting!

Pop Painting Contest Coming 01/11/16

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Camilla’s followup to smash-hit Pop Manga, “Pop Painting”, is now available in book stores, online marketplaces, Amazon sites worldwide, and The Camilla Store here. The responses from excited fans and artists alike has been fantastic! To say Thank You, Camilla and publisher TenSpeedPress/Random House Books are launching a social media contest running Jan 11th- Jan 17th.

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How To Join

Camilla will post 4 special images between Jan 11th and 17th. Share the image to your Instagram, Facebook or Twitter (or all 3!) along with the hashtags #Camilladerrico #PopPainting After the contest period ends,  Camilla will randomly select 4 winners.  You may enter more than once, so long as Camilla can find your entry through the hashtags. Make sure your page is set to public, not private, so Camilla can find your entry!

Winners will be chosen at random, but Camilla will read as many as she can! If you would like to share the contest image(s) to your page along with an interpretation or story about the painting image, Camilla always enjoys hearing what her paintings mean to you! Your interpretation may be chosen to be shared here on Camilla’s blog at the end of the contest.

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Prizes

1 winner will be chosen for each of the 4 contest images, from all entries across social media platforms Instagram, Facebook and Twitter, making a total of 4 winning entrants. Share more than one of Camilla’s contest images for more chances to be selected! Each winning entry will receive a prize.

  • 1 winning entrant will receive a Copy of Pop Painting with an original Camilla sketch, plus a signed mini print of the painting image in their entry.
  • 3 other winners will receive a copy of Pop Painting from Ten Speed Press/Random House Books. Each of these 3 winners will also receive a hand-signed mini print of the painting image in their winning entry.

If your entry is selected, you will be contacted to email your shipping address to info@camilladerrico.com Stay tuned for the first contest image, which will be posted on Camilla’s Instagram @camilladerrico , Twitter @helmetgirl and facebook.com/camilladerricoart on January 11th.

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Pop Painting Now In Stores

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It’s here! Camilla’s much-anticipated How To Paint book, “Pop Painting”, is now available online, in stores, and on The Camilla Store here.  Pop Painting delves deeply into the world of Pop Surrealism, where Camilla finds her inspirations, Camilla’s tools of the trade and studio setup, breaking into the industry, and of course, how to paint!

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Perfect for beginners and students, Pop Painting breaks down new media and techniques, provides never-before-seen Work in Progress photos, and stunning full colour images. Readers acquainted with painting may benefit from a look into new “water soluble oils” media, tips & tricks Camilla uses herself, and first-hand industry experience Camilla shares openly. Pop Painting is suitable for readers of many ages, containing no mature themes or artistic nudity. Find your copy here, complete with direct-release exclusive goodies.

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Pop Painting Release Reviews

Are you an arts community blogger, create How-To content for Youtube, or share your creative reviews to art enthusiasts? You may be eligible for a Press copy of Pop Painting for review. Drop us an email at info@camilladerrico.com with your outlet details, we’d love to hear from you!

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Pop Painting Signings

 If you would like to see Camilla deliver a workshop or signing at your local Barnes & Noble, Chapters-Indigo, Comic Shop, or Convention, suggest to the owners & organizers that you would like to see Camilla featured in an Author Event. Camilla may be headed to an event near you!