Big things are coming up, baby! I’ve got a full travel schedule of guest appearances and signings for some rockin’ events. Will you or a friend be able to visit me or check out my art? My next events will be:
Edmonton Expo Sept 21-23 – I’m a guest artist at tables P01-02, see you soon, Edmonton!
Mercado Los Olvidados III Sept 21-23 – Los Angeles fans! Find my artwork & Goodies a PSKaufman Gallery Market
Baltimore Comic Con Sept 28-30 – My super team members will bring my art, books, apparel and more to Baltimore Comic Con! Grab a signed print or a special new treasure while they’re there!
Etsy Made in Canada Market Sept 29 – I’ll be at Robson Square for the Briteup YVR Etsy Made in Canada market with a selection of goodies from my studio. Come see me, Vancouver!
New York Comic Con Oct 4-7 – I’m appearing at NYCC booth 775 for signing, and will have signings at the Dark Horse and Spokeart Booths too! Stay tuned for more NYCC details
Vancouver Fan Expo Oct 12-14 – I’ll be at Vancouver Fan Expo once again, baby! Vancouver fans get ready for new prints, books, goodies and more.
Designer Con Nov 16-18 Booth 2234 – I’m appearing again as a guest artist at DCon, come visit me for signings and to check out the new original art, prints, books & goodies at booth 2234!
It’s going to be a busy few months, but I’m ready for it! Did you know I have a studio in Vancouver I throw collector’s parties and events at too? You can sign up for an invitation to my studio by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org ! See you lovelies at an event near you soon!
What a fun weekend! Thank you FanX Salt Lake City Comic Con and all the superfans and supporters who visited me at the show! It warms my heart to see so many smiling faces and spread art-joy to you all!
No comic con can be complete without a little nerding-out at cosplay. Check out this amazing Sharknado that whipped through to say Hi! My neighbor at the next booth kept an eye out, ha ha.
Thank you to everyone who came to my Pop Manga Mermaids coloring panel, and to the convention organizers who made everything happen! I had a blast getting to return to Salt Lake City and see the sights, sign everything and meet everyone! My next guest artist appearance is at Edmonton Expo Sept 21-23. See you soon, Edmonton!
I’m back, Salt Lake City! I’m at FanX Salt Lake Comic Con booth#604 signing from Sept 6-8. Come visit me at the show! You can find new prints, new artbooks & Pop Manga Mermaids coloring books and more at booth#604, and I’ll sign ’em for ya right there, baby!
You can also pick up new handbags, stickers, enamel pins, one-of-a-kind scarves and more at booth#406! Some of these goodies like postcards, buttons and scarves aren’t available online, so come by FanX booth#604 if you’re in the Salt Lake City area and treat ‘yo self!
Do you like to color as much as I do? Come color with me at my Pop Manga Mermaids coloring book panel on Friday, at 1pm in room 251A. There will be free convention exclusive coloring pages for you to take home, and I’ll bring crayons to share if you want to color along with me! It’ll be a blast!
I’m coming back to FanX Salt Lake Comic Con! I’m so excited to visit all you lovelies in Salt Lake at the convention September 6-8 where I’ll be signing at booth#406 across from the Artist Alley. There will be new prints and books and I’ll be signing them all, baby!
There will be new petite and pop culture 4×6″ petite bee prints inspired by some of my favorite characters! There will be Darth Mead & Luke Skyflier, Joker and Rick & Mortbee, fuzzy little Cheerbee and Grumpbee and more! Come visit me at booth 406 to get yours signed!
Come get prints of my newest Mononoke inspired painting “Like Mother Like Daughter” at booth 406! I’ll be signing these babies along with other favorite prints like Peach Pie, Mothra, Soul Seeker, Paper Hearts and more!
There will be copies of my new books like The Beehive artbook, and Pop Manga Mermaids coloring book at booth 406! Come get your copy and I’ll sign it for you right there!
Speaking of Mermaids, if you’re coming to FanX Salt Lake Comic Con you are definitely going to want to come to my Pop Manga Mermaids And Other Sea Creatures coloring panel! It’s on Friday at 1pm in room 251A. There will be free FanX exclusive coloring pages and crayons for you to color along with me as I talk Mermaids, Sea Creatures, and all things Coloring Book!
There will be other books to pick up at both 406 too! Grab a copy of Femina & Fauna or Pop Manga Coloring Book and I can sign them for you right there.
Let there be bags and totes! You’ll be able to find a selection of cosmetic bags, purses and totebags at booth 406. Quantities are limited to as few as 1-2 pieces each design though, so visit booth 406 early for the most selection!
Find fun goodies like apparel, stickers, fans, pins, postcards and more at booth 406! There will be bee inspired goodies, pop culture and original art images to choose from, so pick your favorites! Quantities are limited so be sure to visit booth 406 early in the show for the most selection of your favorite treasures.
It’s almost that time of year again! I’ll be headed back to San Diego Comic Con signing at booth4723 July 18-22, every day of the show! Booth4723 is in the Fantasy Illustrator section, where there will be lots of new original artwork, SDCC Exclusives and new limited edition hand embellished print releases, apparel, new coloring books & artbooks, and much much more!
Signing at Dark Horse Comic Booth
Come find me signing at the Dark Horse Comics Booth#2615 on Thursday, July 19 from 11-11:45am ! You’ll get a free poster from Dark Horse Comics and I’ll be happy to sign it for ya!
Live Painting Demo
Come check out my Live Painting demo at Holbein’s booth #504 at 11am on Saturday July 21! I’ll be demonstrating techniques from my book Pop Painting, and talking about my favorite brand of Eco-Friendly water soluble oil paints!
New Original Artwork
Bring on the bees! I’ve been so inspired by my favorite Pop Culture characters, I painted pop culture bees! Like this fuzzy princess of power, BEE-RA! She and other fuzzbutt friends will be at booth 4723, but like all originals they’re one of a kind, so come scope them out early in the show!
Limited Edition Hand Embellished Prints
New limited edition hand embellished fine art prints will be available at booth 4723! I’ve embellished each one with personal touches to make them individual, and signed and numbered them in limited editions of 20pcs only. There will be different exclusive print releases in sizes ranging from 8×10″ up to 16×20″, perfect for any collection size! Quantities are limited though so visit booth4723 early for yours!
Printed Vintage Plates
Let your inner granny rejoice! Mine certainly does when it comes to these gorgeous vintage plates! A whole new collection of one-of-a-kind printed vintage plates is coming to booth 4723. Each one is unique! So come check them out early in the show for the most selection.
SDCC Exclusive Limited Edition Hard Enamel Pins
Dropping the teal glitterbomb- Boom! These teal glitter SDCC Exclusive limited edition Girl Interrupted Hard Enamel pins are going to keep your pin game strong! There’s only 100pcs thoough, and then they’re gone baby gone. So pick yours up at booth 4723!
Limited Edition Coniversary Sets
Time to dial those OMG meters way up! Something super special is coming to booth 4723 in celebration of my 20th year at San Diego Comic Con! SDCC 2018 Exclusive Limited Edition Coniversary sets (see what I did there? he he) are helping ring in my 20th anniversary baby, boo-ya!
These are limited to 100 sets only, and stuffed with amazing goodies! Each set will include a double sided exclusive tote colorway with limited edition zipper pull, a signed & numbered limited edition 11×14″ fine art print set of Bianca and Umoja, a new 8×10″ limited edition (20 of which I’m hand-embellishing on fine art paper for random lucky collectors!), set-exclusive 4×6″ petite bee print, a rainbow enamel pin- with a chance to receive the golden ticket chase colorway, a set-exclusive sticker, one of 5 different set-exclusive pop culture postcards, a handmade lover’s eye brooch (with a chance to receive an original painted brooch!), keychain, button, and all the extra awesomeness this year’s celebration can offer! Only 20 sets will be available each day of SDCC at booth 4723, to give visitors on different days a fair chance to score one of these special goodies. So visit booth 4723 early to snag yours!
Pop Manga Mermaids And Other Sea Creatures Coloring Book
Unleash the Mermaids! It’s so close I can taste that salty sea air, ahh! My newest coloring book releases July 10, and there will be copies available at booth 4723! You can pick yours up at the show, and I’ll sign it for you!
Keep an eye open for more release details and sneak peeks in the coming weeks! And I’ll see you for signing at booth 4723 from July 18-22, San Diego!
Who likes mertopsuses? Hmmm or Octomers? Lol I don’t know what you call Ursula, but I do know that I’ll have special prints of her next Saturday at Corey Helford Gallery in LA when I’m there IN PERSON for a meet and greet and print signing from 12-2pm! Whootwhoot! I missed seeing you all during my opening for my solo show SKY but I’ll make it up by being at the gallery Saturday the 21st at 12noon with bells and whistles on! AND I’ll have hand embellished prints of my girl Ursula and Harmonie! It’s free to attend plus you’ll get a bonus show poster, and I’m happy to sign it for ‘ya! You can email email@example.com to preorder a fine art print from my release and enquire about my original art! And if you are in the LA area definitely stop by the gallery and see all my artwork in person or at coreyhelfordgallery.com See you soon, Los Angeles!
It’s done baby! Thank you to everyone who came and visited me at Emerald City in Seattle last weekend! You guys are amazing, you totally cleaned me out! I’m so happy everyone loved what I brought for you guys and came to see me. We had such a blast!
A big thank you to Dark Horse Comics for having me for a signing and making these awesome Femina & Fauna posters! Between both Dark Horse and I we totally sold out of copies of Femina at the show, but I made sure to sign every one I could!
My original painting “Albinow Rhinow” found a new home on the first day of the show and turned lots of heads walking by the booth! You can get a print of this fabulous rhino here on my custom print shop now!
So I may have broke the internet just a little by showing off my handbags I had at my ECCC booth. They sold out by Friday morning but I’ll make some for Etsy so be sure to sign up for release details on my newsletter here. I’ll have them at my C2E2 booth 1182 April 6-8 too! C2E2 in Chicago is my next convention event where I’ll be at the Artist Alley table S1 and Asami will run my big beautiful booth#1182 with all my apparel and goodies!
It’s almost time for my first convention of 2018! Emerald City Comic Con in Seattle is where I’ll be kicking off my 2018 convention season. You can find me at booth 108! I’ll have lots of fun goodies like new prints, vintage printed plates, apparel, handbags, original art, books and more!
on Thursday March 1 I’ll also be signing at the Dark Horse Comics booth #1708 from 12noon-12:45. If you come to the signing you’ll get an ECCC exclusive signed print! Dark Horse Comics is only making a limited number of prints though, so come see me there to get one!
I’m bringing vintage printed plates and original artwork to ECCC booth 108! I’ll have a selection of different ones and each is one-of-a-kind, so be sure to visit my booth early in the show for the most selection!
I’m bringing some new prints to ECCC Booth 108! I’ll have new ghibli inspired print images like Soots Away and Spirited Away, and my new Last Unicorn, Pink Lemonade, Foxy Lady and more! I’m bringing some large 16″ size prints too, but only one or two of each image, so don’t miss out on your chance to get a nice big print!
I’m bringing the bees! There will be petite bee prints at my booth 108 too, along with other fun bee-themed goodies like scarves and handbags.
I’m bringing some of my awesome Live Heroes collection apparel to ECCC too! There will be new designs and the now-sold-out handbags, so come find them at booth 108! Liveheroes apparel is all hand-made and super soft! I’ll only have 1-2 of each design though so come visit my booth early for the most selection!
You can come pick up books at my ECCC booth 108 too! I’ll have copies of Femina & Fauna at ECCC along with my coloring book and Tanpopo! The first printing of Tanpopo hardcover volumes 1 and 2 is almost sold out from the publisher Boom! Studios, so if you haven’t picked up your copy yet, don’t miss out!
That’s a wrap! SDCC 2017 is all done, and what an amazing show! I want to give a big Thank You shout out to everyone who visited and supported me at my booth, joined my signing, panel and live painting, and made this San Diego Comic Con incredible!
Everyone at Dark Horse Comics and team tokidoki, and of course Simone, were fantastic and my signing to celebrate Femina & Fauna 2nd Ed. was incredible! Thank you to everyone who came out to support my new artbook!
Big squishes and thank you’s to my collectors, both new and returning, who gave my Surreal Safari collection pieces such amazing new homes! I had a blast painting them, and all my petite paintings from this year’s collection have gone to new places. I’m already thinking about my next painting series!
Every year I get to make Live Painting at Holbein art supplies booth a part of my SDCC experience, and I love sharing my techniques and talking about the thing I love to do most with fans and visitors. Thanks again to Holbein for having me and for their support. All their paints and supplies are amazing, so check them out if you haven’t yet!
This year’s Comic Con will stay with me in my memories, and I’m so grateful for all your love and support for my artwork! Next year is going to be my 20th year going to SDCC, and I know already it’s going to be a wonderful show. I hope to see you lovelies there!
It’s coming up fast! Next week San Diego Comic Con will be upon us, and I’ve got fun events planned during the show. I’ll have a booth again at booth#4723 in the Fantasy Illustrator section, so come visit me there to get your books and prints signed, and check out all my awesome goodies!
I’ve got a special signing event to celebrate the release of my artbook, “Femina & Fauna 2nd Edition”! Dark Horse Comics, the publisher of the artbook, is hosting a signing event on Thursday July 20, from 4-5:30pm at their booth#2615. I’ll be signing alongside Simone Legno, creator of tokidokiwho contributed the forward to Femina & Fauna 2nd Ed! We’ll be signing a special SDCC event-only print featuring my artwork ‘Black Rabbit Kaleidoscope’ and Simone’s painting image ‘Selfie’, and signing copies of Femina & Fauna purchased at the show. This is a wristband-only signing limited to 75 wristbands, so you need to get a wristband from Dark Horse Comics booth#2615. There will be 30 wristbands given out Wednesday night, and 45 wristbands distributed Thursday morning at booth 2615, so go visit them early to get one! I hope to see you there, and don’t be shy to ask to take a photo together! 😉
Save The Bees With Art Panel
I’m teaming up with some amazing partners to present a totally unique and super fun panel this year at SDCC! On Friday July 21 from 2-3pm, you can come to my “Save The Bees With Art” panel in Room 2. I’m bringing coloring book pages for everyone from my book Pop Manga Coloring Book and some crayons for if you’d like to color along during the panel! I’m also bringing postcards of my Lemon Drop painting to give out to great question askers during the panel!
I’ll be joined by my friend and art colleague J*Ryu who will be moderating, and Planet Bee Foundation co-founder Debra Tomaszewski, who will be bringing goodies sponsored by Marin Bee Company to give out to great question askers. Planet Bee Foundation are my new partners in conservation efforts to educate and share art and help foster responsible eco-friendly stewardship for our bee populations! The panel will also feature a representative from Holbein, which is the company that makes my favorite DuoAqua water soluble oil paints! They’ll be giving some Holbein paint samples out during the panel to good question askers too, so if you’ve wondered about how water-soluble oils work and how they’re environmentally friendly, this is a great time to ask!
I’m also returning to Holbein booth 5104 on Saturday, July 22, to do a live painting demonstration from 10-11am! I’ll be working on a brand new painting and demoing Holbein Duo Aqua water soluble oil paints, the same ones I use in my book Pop Painting! This is an awesome opportunity to see my techniques in action, and ask about how I make my paintings, so come watch on Saturday Jul 22 from 10-11am at booth 5104!