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Happy Valentines from Camilla and Loki!

Camilla hopes you had a lovely Valentines day, and shared this sweet Valentine e-Card of Loki! Camilla loves to celebrate special events, and decorated her new studio for the occasion. Events & Studio Tours of Camilla’s Downtown Vancouver (BC, Canada) studio will be opening to the public this spring. Would you like to join in? Email info@camilladerrico.com to request an invite.

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!

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

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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.

Opus Vancouver Painting Demo August 20

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Camilla is presenting another live painting demonstration at Opus Art Supplies: Granville Island location, August 20th from 11am-1pm. Visitors will be treated to techniques and tricks, like ones mentioned in Pop Painting, put into action on a brand new painting!

Registration for Opus’ Granville Island Aug 20th Demo has filled, though waitlist slots are being allotted here for folks interested to view the demo. Seats may be full, but Camilla will be signing books, have limited and event-only prints available for sale after 1pm, with copies of Camilla’s new Pop Painting also available for sale.

Would you like to see Camilla perform a demo, or signing at a shop near you? Suggest to your favourite bookshop or art supply store that you’d like to see Camilla as a guest artist, and it could happen!

Camilla Artist Demo at Opus Langley

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Camilla is excited to present a live demonstration at Opus Art Supplies Langley location May 29th, 10:30am – 12:30pm ! Join Camilla in person to learn about making Pop Surrealist artworks with Holbein Aqua Duo oil paints, and see techniques explained in Camilla’s Pop Painting demonstrated in-person.

Opus Art Supplies Langley location is located in Langley Market Mall at 5501, 204 St #95, Langley, BC.

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Camilla’s Opus Art Supplies Langley demonstration is a great opportunity to connect with Camilla directly without the cost of convention admission. Attending the demo is free, where copies of Camilla’s Pop Painting will be available for purchase.

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Stay to the end of the demo and get your copy signed by Camilla, browse Camilla prints and goodies available in-person, or inquire an original sketch inside your copy for +$20. Do you have a question about the upcoming demo event? Drop us a line at info@camilladerrico.com for more information.

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Camilla d’Errico At KittyCon LA

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Hello, Kitty! One of Sanrio’s most beloved  characters is being celebrated with her own convention, Hello Kitty Con LA. Hello Kitty has been an enduring part of Camilla’s life since childhood, and the subject of several paintings for official Sanrio events and exhibitions. So when Sanrio and Kitty Con invited Camilla to contribute as a featured guest artist, the answer was undeniably, yes!

Kitty Con will run Oct 30 – Nov 2 at The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Little Tokyo, LA.

Learn How To Draw with Camilla

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 Camilla has delivered workshops and instructional programs before, from school-visits, to Skillshare, and her smash hit How To Draw Pop Manga book. She’s bringing her skills and experience to  Kitty Con attendees to impart some of the basics, and tips & tricks, for drawing- with Hello Kitty as the subject!

Camilla will be in attendance at Kitty Con on October 30th, and presenting How To Draw Hello Kitty workshops where students will get to use drawing materials provided by Kitty Con to follow along with Camilla’s teaching.These workshops will run for 45min each with Q&A built in, and held every hour on the hour from 11am – 6pm, with the final workshop beginning at 5pm.

Exclusive Art Print

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Camilla has created a new original painting for Sanrio’s official event, which will be available exclusively at Hello Kitty Con LA! Camilla’s new painting, titled “Kitty Berry Kiss Kiss”, features Hello Kitty with her hairbow made of strawberry slices- which are also butterflies! Camilla’s penchant for yummy rainbow melts is present in this delicious piece, with Hello Kitty’s cute strawberries on her dress melting into the desert-like texture of the rainbow swirls.

Kitty Berry Kiss Kiss will be available in a limited edition of 100pcs only,  retailing for $40ea, available at JapanLA’s Art + Fashion Booth inside the Super Supermarket at Hello Kitty Con. Camilla will not have any, The Camilla Store will not stock them, they will not be reprinted, so don’t miss your chance to collect Kitty Berry Kiss Kiss exclusively from JapanLA at Kitty Con!

Learn With Camilla On Skillshare!

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Camilla d’Errico is a strong female voice in the North American comic industry- especially as a prominent North American manga style artist. And now she brings her 13+ years of comic industry experience to a 13-part instructional online program through Skillshare. Camilla’s program, Fundamentals of Manga: Digital Illustration, launches May 9th, 10am EST here.

Camilla’s Skillshare program expands in depth on places How To Draw – Pop Manga began; composing a professional comic industry quality cover illustration, from start to finish. These professional instructional videos & materials feature a brand new illustration of Tanpopo, incorporating character designs from Camilla’s soon-to-be-released Tanpopo Graphic Novel #2.

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What You’ll Learn

  • Sketch. Learn to draw out your ideas with lessons on composition and drawing inspiration.
  • Draw. Transition from pencil to ink, and learn to overcome the obstacles of the “finality” of ink work and accept mistakes. I will also cover important drawing techniques.
  • Ink. Refine your ink work and prepare for the scan. I will cover brushstroke technique in depth.
  • Scan. Scan your drawing into the computer and learn to adapt the inked image into a digital illustration.
  • Color. Add color to your digital illustration with my efficient coloring tools and tips.
  • Print Quality. Finalize your work to make sure it is up to print quality standards.

Tanpopo Graphic Novel 2 is set to release May 28th, so this Skillshare program launch privileges students to an inside look at the unreleased graphic novel characters & materials. Learn with Camilla here.

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