Tag Archives: How To

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!

 

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.

Coming March 15 New Online Class With Creativebug

I’ve got something exciting coming soon! On March 15th I’m releasing my first online instructional class with Creativebug on How To Draw Manga Faces! I filmed with the Creativebug team in a beautiful, professional set with amazing equipment, and show you step-by-step how to draw in manga style using tools like non-repro blue pencil, and pen & ink. You can sign up to watch the lesson online here for when it goes live March 15!

Camilla’s Whirlwind Week Wrapup

What an amazing week of adventures! Camilla is back from her exciting double-trip to San Francisco CA and Phoenix AZ. Camilla visited San Francisco to film brand new instructional How-To-Draw classes with the Creativebug team. The team decorated the set in a delightful collection of Camilla goodies for the occasion.

Camilla’s beautifully shot, high-quality video classes are slated to release in March on Creativebug’s website. You can sign up now with Creativebug here! Camilla and the Creativebug team live-streamed to Creativebug’s Facebook. You can check out the full recording of the stream!

Live manga drawing demo + give

Watch a live manga demo with Camilla D’Errico plus we’re giving away signed prints!

Posted by Creativebug on Thursday, January 19, 2017

Thank you so much to everyone who came out and visited Camilla’s Kinokuniya Books San Francisco location Meet & Greet! Camilla had a blast chatting with everyone, signing books, doing sketches, and sharing her books with fellow art-lovers.

Lots of travelling means beautiful sights, and airport sketching sessions! One double-rainbow later, Camilla was on her way to Phoenix AZ for Creativation convention.

Visitors to Creativation convention Baker & Taylor booth #1425 got a chance to visit with Camilla and watch her live painting and live drawing demonstrations up-close. Camilla began a brand new painting for her Dorothy Circus Gallery showing in Rome, coming March 31th. Check out Camilla’s weekend progress!

Online fans on Instagram were treated to 3 days of Camilla Live-Streaming while she painted and drew, chatting with fans and taking questions in real-time. Follow @camilladerrico for more upcoming streams in the near future!

Thank you to everyone who tuned in to the streams, visited at Creativation, and to the teams at Baker & Taylor, Random House Books, Creativebug and Kinokuniya Books for their wonderful support!

Camilla loves you, San Francisco and Phoenix, and is excited for more future shenanigans and art-sharing events to come!

Would you like Camilla to appear for an author event, or at a convention near you? Suggest to your local book store or favorite local event you would like to see Camilla featured as a guest artist, and it could happen!

Coming Soon February 3rd

Beautiful new prints and one-of-a-kind art goodies are coming to The Camilla Store and TheCamillaStore.Etsy.Com February 3rd! Camilla will be releasing new signed prints, limited edition fine art prints, Artist Proof prints, one-of-a-kind original drawings, painted toys, printed plates, hard enamel pins and more!

Many of these special goodies are one-of-a-kind releasing on The Camilla Store on Etsy Feb 3rd 12noon EST, so be sure to check early on release day here.

Special Giveaway

Camilla is sharing the love during her February 3rd releases! One lucky recipient who places their order on The Camilla Store or The Camilla Store on Etsy between February 3-6 will receive an original 5×7″ graphite drawing and Camilla themed card to give to their special someone, or keep for their collection. Preview more details here.

Happy New Year – New & Coming for 2017

Happy New Year! It’s 2017, and Camilla is kicking things off with a bang – new art, new events and new projects are on the horizon!

Here’s a look at Camilla’s newest painting, “Joella”, pictured above. This oil painting will exhibit at Dorothy Circus Gallery in Camilla’s upcoming exhibition, opening March 30th. Stay tuned for more details.

Kinokuniya Books San Francisco Signing & Meet and Greet

Camilla is appearing at Kinokuniya Bookstore San Francisco January 17th at 6:30pm for a book signing & Meet and Greet event. Attendance and signatures are free! Bring your book or prints from home, or collect a copy of some of Camilla’s books at Kinokuniya to have them signed. Camilla will be offering original sketch artwork done inside your book from $20ea.

More How-To Goodness To Come in 2017

Camilla is working on a special project with the team at Creativebug to bring you all new How-To lessons and videos. Stay tuned for more information by subscribing to Camilla’s newsletter here.

New Vancouver Studio

Camilla is opening her new downtown Vancouver art studio to the public starting this spring for visits and events. This will offer special opportunities for supporters to get sneak peeks and behind-the-scenes looks at how Camilla creates her artwork, visit with Camilla, and scope out never-before-seen goodies. Would you like to visit Camilla’s studio? Email info@camilladerrico.com to be added to the studio tours invites list.

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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Pop Painting Contest Image#3

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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.

Pop Painting Contest Image 2

RAINBUNS for Instagram

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.

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.

Sneak Peek - Contest Image#1
Sneak Peek – Contest Image#1

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!