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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.

New Releases Coming 20/3/17

Goodies are coming to my Etsy shop March 20th! I’m so excited to be releasing 3 original framed graphite drawings, “Pikaboo” (above), “Royal Soottress” (below) and my Lunar New Year inspired piece “Jiha”.

If you missed out on my last vintage plate release, I have a big beautiful new offering of vintage printed plates coming March 20th on my Etsy! Each plate is one-of-a-kind. They’re made on china or bone china vintage plates, and I’ve paired each image very thoughtfully to compliment the plate designs!

Some goodies from my Emerald City Comic Con booth are going live on my Etsy March 20! A handful of Limited Edition “Lover’s Quarrel” metal face wristwatches I made together with Modify Watches will go live at 6PM PST with all my other new releases! This edition is limited to 10 pieces worldwide, and won’t be re-made, so don’t miss out!

A small quantity of my totebags featuring Princess Serenity, Luna and Artemis, inspired by Sailor Moon, are releasing on my Etsy Mar 20 at 6pm PST! Only 15 pieces will be available, so set an alarm for release time!

If you weren’t able to make it to ECCC, I’m releasing the remaining prints of “The Sage” for online collectors! The Sage is the 3rd and final sister piece to my previous fine art print releases, The Frog Princess and The Enchantress. She’s an 11×14″ limited printing that I’ve hand-signed, so once the pieces online sell out, they won’t be made again! The Sage releases March 20 at 6pm PST here.

A small handful of my remaining convention release tshirts and tanks are going live March 20 at 6PM PST on my Etsy! These are all limited edition releases, with very few pieces and sizes available, so once they sell out, they’re gone forever!

New Paintings For Submerged Exhibition at Dorothy Circus Gallery

Camilla has been painting up a storm for her new “Submerged” Exhibition opening at Dorothy Circus Gallery in Rome, March 31th! Camilla has a collection of 6 new paintings underway. Let’s take a look at some of their progress.

This new painting, “Fishbowl”, includes Camilla’s first ever Seabunny to appear in one of her paintings! Have you seen Seabunnies before? Google them! You won’t regret it!

We can see clues on Camilla’s palette that she was working on “Ajna”. Camilla and Dorothy Circus Gallery revealed the final image for Ajna recently. Camilla shares some thoughts about “Ajna”:
This painting is all about human perception and our role in nature. I believe we are as much as part of the earth as all the other fauna and animals, yet we don’t always see it. We need to open our third eye and truly appreciate what we are a part of and how we affect the planet.  The colors of her eyes are secondary colors because we tend to put the earth’s life second to our needs.  I believe human beings are amazing and capable of so much. Our greatest assets are compassion and intelligence which is why I wanted to show so much emotion in her. Earth is a beautiful world that is rich in color and life that should be treasured!

Camilla’s painting “Capuchina” has been revealed! These colorful skulls are a playful take on a usually macabre subject.

Camilla will be unveiling a new,  large size oil painting, “La Madre” for Submerged exhibition. This piece measures 20×24″, larger than many of Camilla’s contemporary artworks. She will be a show-stopper for sure!

Keep an eye on Camilla’s social media @camilladerrico #camilladerrico and here on the blog for more updates as artworks develop for Submerged at Dorothy Circus Gallery March 31! Are you a collector interested in acquiring an original from Submered? Drop us a line at info@camilladerrico.com

Camilla’s Feb 3 Releases Launch Overview!

Can you just feel the love? It’s in the air! Camilla’s February 3rd releases launch soon, in time for Valentines! Check out these adorable hand-painted toys which will be available at 9AM PST Feb 3 on The Camilla Store on Etsy.

Camilla’s Etsy is designed for hand-made and limited release goodies from Camilla’s in-person events, special occasion treats that ship separately from prints on The Camilla Store on Bigcartel. Releases will be small quantities, limited editions & treasures uncovered from Camilla’s studio, and happen unexpectedly, with items of varying price points for all types of collectors. Follow along here on Camilla’s blog, subscribe to the Newsletter here or follow Camilla’s social media @camilladerrico #camilladerrico and Twitter @helmetgirl so you don’t miss a beat!

Graphite Drawings

A sweet collection of framed graphite drawings launches on The Camilla Store on Etsy Feb 3rd at 9AM PST! Pieces range in price from $125-$180 and come framed, ready for display!

Printed Vintage Plates

Camilla makes printed vintage plates available to fans online for the first time Feb 3rd at 9AM PST on The Camilla Store on Etsy! Plates range in size and cost from $60ea -$115 Each plate is one-of-a-kind, and once sold out, will not restock.

 New Limited Edition Hard Enamel Pins

Look what flew in just in time for Valentines! A set of white lovebird hard enamel pins launches on The Camilla Store on Etsy Feb 3rd at 9AM PST. These birdies are a set Camilla designed with the thought that one is to keep, and one is to share with someone special to you; a friend, family or significant other. Or maybe your collection is special to you, and you’ll keep both! Only 100 sets were made, and once sold out, will not restock.

Flying solo this Valentines? Camilla’s got you covered! A limited edition of 100 pieces of Camilla’s “Flying Solo” lovebird hard enamel pin release at 9AM on The Camilla Store on Etsy.

Releasing on The Camilla Store 12Noon PST

But wait! There’s more! New and Limited Edition fine art prints release on The Camilla Store Feb 3rd at 12noon PST. Order yours before Feb 15 and receive a bonus Tanpopo Valentine card!

Ophelia releases as an open edition hand signed fine art print. Made on heavy archival 300gsm Entrada Rag paper, these beauties come in your choice of 11×14″ or 16×20″ size.

Don’t miss out on hand-embellished limited edition and artist proof fine art prints of “Frog Princess” and “Pramella”! Once sold out, these babies will not be remade.

Special Thank You Giveaway

Camilla is so super thankful for your love and support! To show her gratitude, Camilla is gifting an original graphite drawing inspired by Cupid and the Valentines season, titled “Lover Boy”, to one lucky recipient who places their order on The Camilla Store or The Camilla Store on Etsy by February 6th. “Lover Boy” will be shipped to its lucky recipient separately with a special Camilla themed gift card, perfect for writing and giving to someone special!

Available Originals Online

Pugsley Framed

Camilla is pleased to announce original artwork acquisition is now available directly through camilladerrico.com . Art collectors now have the option to access Camilla’s Available Originals page here, and view available original artworks. Are you an art collector? E-mail us at info@camilladerrico.com to receive the log-in information to access Camilla’s Available Originals online.

If you have questions about alternative payment methods, please email info@camilladerrico.com to explore options in adding an original Camilla artwork to your collection.

Artists Help Japan Auction

Toronto’s Illustration and Artistic Community comes together on April 17th in a 12 hour art-event at Revival. The unique event will raise money to aid relief efforts in Japan following the devastating recent earthquake and tsunami there. Bobby Chiu – illustrator, teacher and founder of Toronto’s Imaginism studios is the man behind the Artists Help Japan: Toronto event.

Camilla d'Errico Tanpopo drawing, framed

Camilla has contributed a framed ink drawing for this event and is one of a select pieces available to be bid for online before the event on April 17th.  Click here to bid on Camilla’s piece, or other pieces. A few are below, and are totally awesome:

Bobby Chiu Dodo Bird

'Morning Chill' (Japan Edition) - by Kei Acedera

Geist by Rafael Sarmento
'Geist' by Rafael Sarmento

Spearheaded by a consortium of Toronto illustration studios, the Artists Help Japan: Toronto event is the local iteration of a charity movement begun by Pixar Art Director Dice Tsutsumi. The Toronto edition will feature live art shows, a silent auction, and dozens of artists and illustrators selling commissioned drawings, with all proceeds benefiting the Canadian Red Cross.

Thank you for your interest and for contributing to yet another amazing artist initiative to help Japan.

New Moon Show Tonight in New York

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Tonight if you’re in New York, stop by Myplasticheart for the New Moon Show, now in it’s third year!   Click the link for the FULL PREVIEW. My Chinese Zodiac sign for the show is The Tiger and my painting is called — CAT’S CRADLE:

CatsCradle
Cat's Cradle, 18x14, 2011, Oils and Acrylics on Canvas