It’s almost here! I’ve been painting up a storm for SDCC… or should I say, a SWARM of cute cuddly little Pop Culture inspired fuzzbutt bees! Original framed paintings like these adorable fuzzbums and more will be available at booth 4723 where I’ll be signing starting Wednesday July 18th. Preview night opens at 5pm so visit booth 4723 early for the most selection of original artworks, and to get your prints and books signed by me!
New purses, cosmetic bags and handbags are coming to booth 4723! These circle purses are a great size for an every day bag on the go. They come with a shoulder strap and zipper closure! And the cosmetic bags make great travelbags or bags for craft and art supplies. You can fit so much inside!
A new collection of printed vintage plates is coming to booth 4723! Each plate is one-of-a-kind so be sure to visit early to collect your favorite. There will be a variety of sizes and prices, good for new collectors and for magnificent collections!
New prints are coming to booth 4723! And I’ll sign em all for ya! You can come pick up a cute fuzzy bee print or one of these adorbs new Pop Culture inspired bees! Quantities are limited though so visit early in the show before they all fly to new homes!
Check it out! New stickers, boo yeah! These 4″ vinyl beauties are weatherproof and great just about anywhere like your laptop, sketchbook, waterbottle, or even on your car!
SDCC Blog Part 2, baby! Yeah! If you haven’t checked out Part 1 you can scope it out here. Because this Comic Con party train is rolling in to San Diego really soon! I’ll be signing at booth 4723 all week July 18-22!
My brand new Pop Manga Coloring Book Mermaids and Other Sea Creatures is out today! You can pick up your copy at booth 4723 and I’ll sign it for ya! And if you can’t make it to the show, you can order one here. When you order from my Etsy it supports me directly as an artist, and makes it more possible for me to create even more books, tutorials, and fun goodies for you lovelies. And as a special Thank You for supporting my book directly on Etsy, I’ll be sending Etsy-exclusive gift stickers from my coloring contest, a and bonus gift to color or collect!
New handbags are coming to booth 4723! These bagadocious handbags are double-sided with a zippered interior pocket and zippered closure, and come with custom zipper pulls. You can pick one up at booth 4723, but visit early because quantities are limited!
Check out these photos of the Limited Edition Coniversary collector’s sets you’ll be able to pick up from booth 4723! They celebrate my 20th year at San Diego Comic Con, and are filled to the brim with exclusive and limited edition goodies.
Only 100 of these gorgeous sets are made for SDCC! Each set contains:
Rainbow chibi pin
20 bags will have a RARE golden ticket pin
A ltd edition 11×14″ fine art print set of Umoja & Bianca
1 lovers eye brooch
5 lucky bags will get the ORIGINAL handpainted brooch
Princess Papalia button by @buttonlab
20 lucky bags get exclusive heart button
1 of 5 new postcards
1 limited edition 4×6″ Bee print
1 Aria keychain
1 sticker by @rockinstickers
1 FAP limited edition 8×10″ print of my SDCC Painting
20 lucky bags will get a hand embellished version of the 8×10″ print
And it all comes in a double sided Conniversay tote bag with an exclusive zipperpull!
New originals are coming to booth 4723! I’ve been painting fuzzy bee interpretations of some of my favorite Pop Culture characters. Can you tell which ones these cuties are?
SDCC is time for Exclusives! Check out this new SDCC 2018 exclusive limited edition Girl Interrupted hard enamel pin colorway. My heart sings for Teal Glitter! There’s only 100pcs, and my First Dibs patrons have already had a crack at collecting convention exclusives like these. If you’d like to preorder Exclusives for my upcoming conventions, you can sign up to First Dibs on Patreon here and get on the inside track!
Take a look at these limited edition SDCC Exclusive prints I embellished! I hand-painted embellishments onto each print, and signed and numbered them each in an edition of 20pcs each. You can pick yours up at booth 4723 during the show!
Other new prints are coming to booth 4723! I’ll be signing there all weekend, so add your favorites to your collection and I’ll sign ’em for ya! You’ll be able to get prints of some of my new Sky paintings like Hydie, Godiva, Polina, and Sun Kisses.
You can also find new prints like Albino Rhino and Mamba Mia, and lots of fan-favorites too. Pick them up at booth 4723 and I’ll sign them all!
Apparel is coming to SDCC booth 4723! You can add pieces from my official Liveheroes collection to your art-wardrobe in a wide variety of images and sizes. Selection is super limited, with as few as 1pc of each image and size, so don’t sleep on adding a soft new sweatshirt or rockin’ tee to your ensemble!
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!
It’s time to announce the winners of my Mermaid coloring contest! I deliberated all weekend (seriously, I was in agony!) and could not help myself! In addition to naming 2 grand prize winners, I’ve also picked Runners Up and will send each of them a personalized prize too! The grand prize winner who colored my “Jellymaid” image is Kouwelm! With Runners Up lpbunnyjackie & Savannah Kambeitz.
And the Grand Prize winner coloring “My Little Seapony” is Sab In Color! With Runners Up @arie_the_artist & @rettatouchofwhimsy & Wishsong Design ! Thank you so much for all your amazing entries and celebrating my upcoming coloring book! I hope you look forward to more mermaids and fish friends when the book releases July 10. You can pre-order a copy from me here, and I’ll add a special bonus to your preorder!
Vancouver-area peeps! It’s almost time again for Vancaf! The Vancouver Comic Arts Festival is a free to attend show at the Yaletown Roundhouse community center, and it’s open Saturday May 19 and Sunday May 20 from 10am-5pm. I’ll be there with bells on, and have 2 big beautiful tables F3-F4 in the Exhibition Hall main room for my books, prints, goodies and more. So mark your calendars and come say Hi!
I’m bringing new prints to Vancaf! You’ll be able to find some of my new Sky paintings as prints like “Polina”, “Bonnie Bonnet” and “Sun Kisses”. I’ll be at the show both days too so I’m happy to sign ’em for ‘ya!
I’m bringing books to Vancaf too! I’ll have copies of my Pop Manga Coloring Book and some Femina & Fauna artbooks at my tables F3-4. I’ll have limited quantities though so come visit me early before they all find homes!
I’m bringing goodies to Vancaf tables F3-4! I’ll have new coasters and mugs, and other fun things from my studio like pins and stickers. They make great gifts for someone special, or to treat ‘yo self!
I’ve got exciting news! A lot of you lovelies following my social media have seen some sneak peeks, and I’m happy to say my next coloring book is releasing in July! It’s titled Pop Manga Mermaids and Other Sea Creatures, and themed around some of my favorite mythical and natural creatures! And to celebrate my new book I’m holding a coloring contest this month, in honor of #Mermay ! You can see more about my book and pre-order it here to get an exclusive gift from me with your copy!
To join my coloring contest, you can save and print one or both of my new coloring book pages from my blog here and here. You can print them and color by hand, or color digitally! Post them on your social media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter with the hashtags #camilladerrico #mermay #camillamermay and be sure to set your account to Public so I can find them! You can also share your pages to my official coloring group on Facebook here.
On May 31 I’ll pick a grand prize winner to receive a signed advanced copy of my new coloring book, before it releases in stores! How cool is that! You’ll be one of the first people ever to see all the new illustrations I created for my coloring book, and I hope you love it! You can Pre-order yours here for a special gift with purchase and chance to receive a signed copy!
Calgary Expo! I’m coming back! You can find me at tables AA5300 across from the Creator Guests in the Big Four. The expo hours are
Thursday, April 26: 4 pm – 9 pm (2 pm early entry for VIP Preview)
Friday, April 27: 12 pm – 8 pm
Saturday, April 28: 10 am – 7 pm
Sunday, April 29: 10 am – 5 pm
I’m bringing lots of new prints to Calgary Expo table AA5300! I’ll have prints of “Bonnie Bonnet” here and “Sunkisses” and “Polina” from my new solo exhibition. I’m even bringing a few big 16×20″ size prints! But I’ll only have 1ea image of those ones, so come see me early in the show for the most selection! If you’re not coming to Calgary Expo, you can order these 3 lasses online here.
Unleash the bees! I’m bringing petite bee prints too, along with a new hand-embellished Calgary exclusive limited edition release of my Spirited Away print.
I’ll also have prints that are new to Calgary like The Last Unicorn, Foxy Lady, Marlena and more! Most of my prints are made and ship from the USA so this is a super time to add prints to your collection from my tables at the expo and save on shipping!
I’m bringing a very few printed vintage plates to Calgary Expo! Each one is one-of-a-kind and I only have 4 for the show, so come visit my table AA5300 early before they all find homes!
I’m bringing my new Liveheroes clothing collection pieces to Calgary Expo! They’re all hand-made in Poland with lots of love, and the hoodies and sweaters are so soft inside- they’re amazing! Since they’re all hand-made though, I only have 1-2 each design and size, so come to my table AA5300 early in the show before they’re all gone!
Remember these?? I’m bringing some handbags to Calgary! There will be new designs too, and different sizes for purses, handbags and totes! Quantities are super limited though, so if you fall in love with one, don’t wait to collect yours! And if you can’t make it to the show, you can subscribe to my newsletter here for future online release info.
Check it out guys! I made new hard enamel pins and I’m bringing some to Calgary Expo! You can collect a new glittery fuzzy Bee, or new glitter Rainbuns pin! I’ll also have new folding paper fans like these fuzzy Rainbow Bee and The Last Unicorn ones!
And Books! You’ll be able to pick up copies of my Femina & Fauna Version 2.0 artbook for the first time at Calgary Expo, along with my Pop Manga Coloring Book. I’m happy to sign em for ya too, just ask!
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!
Here are the WINNERS of my Coloring Contest! I’m so blown away by all the entries you lovelies have no idea how hard it was to choose Thank you for participating and putting so much love into all your entries. I am so excited to share @mydeardolores coloring of my drawing “Queen Bee”. So sparkly and pink and pretty! I love glitter so much and how she made this her own style so this pic really tugged at my heart And feast your eyes on this unique coloring of my Spirited Away inspired drawing “Spirited” by Nancy Compton. Wow wow wow how cute and original. Thank you both for your amazing work! I’ll email ya and then I’ll send you an original drawing as a prize. And because I can’t help myself I wanted to do a special mention of @viree for her coloring of my Queen Bee and @breezyfosheezy123zy for her lovely coloring of Chiro & Haku! I’ll send you cuties a PDF of my monthly Patreon sketches as a prize! Super big hugs lovelies and again thank you for amazing entries! Big hugs and squishes!
It’s time for a coloring contest! It’s been too long since my last one, so I’m opening the floor to something fun and creative for all you lovelies! Download and print off, or color digitally, one of my two new graphite drawings “Queen Bee” or “Spirited”. Show me your colored picture by posting a scan or photo on Instagram or Facebook with the hashtags #camillacoloringcontest #camilladerrico If you tag me I’ll be able to see them faster! Make sure your account is set to public so I can find them! On November 18th 11:59pm PST the contest will close and then I’ll pick 2 winners, and send each of them an original drawing!
Both of these lovely original framed 5×7″ graphite drawings are coming with me to my DesignerCon booth 1701 next weekend, Nov 11-12 at the Pasadena convention center! I’ll have loads of new goodies including original petite bee paintings, graphite drawings, custom painted toys, one of a kind jewelry, plates, handbags, apparel, totes, new convention exclusives and more! You can find me at booth 1701 here,
For all you who are like me and channel your inner vintage-loving-granny, I’m bringing one of a kind printed vintage plates! Take a look at these sweet treats I’ll have at my booth 1701
I’ll let the rest of them be a surprise! But each one is one-of-a-kind, so be sure to visit me early to pick your favorite. I’m also making hand-painted custom vinyl toys and petite bee paintings! Scope these babies out,
I’m also releasing a DCon exclusive hand embellished limited edition fine art print, and matching limited edition enamel pin! These Pinky bee prints are going to come hand signed and numbered in an edition of 25pcs, and I’ve embellished them with glitter. My DCon exclusive limited edition hard enamel bee pins are glow-in-the-dark, AND they have glitter in them too! What a perfect pair!
I’ll see you at the convention to pick up these fuzzy wuzzies, or, if you’re one of my Patreon First Dibs rewards members, you’ll get a chance to add one to your collection before the convention! If you want to get First Dibs on special releases like these, you can sign up here.
I’m also bringing some one-of tote bags, new one-of and small run purses and apparel from my Liveheroes collection to DCon booth 1701! Come check them our early in the show, because with goodies this limited they find new homes fast!
There will be prints and books at my booth 1701 too! I’ll have new prints like my “Pink Lemonade” and “The Last Unicorn”, but I’m only bringing a handful, so don’t miss out on your chance to add them to your collection! I’ll be signing prints and books all weekend, and if you’d like your artbook or copy of Tanpopo with an original sketch inside, ask me about it at the show!