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SDCC 2018 Coniversary Retrospective

Thank you San Diego for an amazing 20th Coniversary! I celebrated my 20th year at Comic Con with a kick-butt weekend of signing, new artwork, and fun times with my crew! Booth 4723 was poppin with visitors and I was signing it up. Thanks to everyone who stopped by and collected new books, artwork, Coniversary bags and goodies!

A small handful of limited edition Coniversary bags and some other goodies are going to release on Etsy in August. So keep your peepers peeled! You can sign up for newsletter updates on releases here.

So this happened! The whole crew and I were Kitty-tittying it up at the hotel pool post-show. Rockin those kitties on custom apparel! These bad boys were crew editions, but you can find other apparel from Liveheroes Here.

I miss beautiful San Diego already! I can hardly wait to come back for more signings, live painting demos at Holbein booth, Comic Con shenanigans and San Diego’s amazing sights next July!

Returning to San Diego Comic Con July 18-22 Part3

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!

Returning to San Diego Comic Con July 18-22 Part2

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!

Returning to Vancaf May 19-20

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!

Returning to Calgary Expo Apr 26-29

 

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

Prints

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!

Visiting Salt Lake Comic Con Sept 21-23

Get ready, Salt Lake City! I’m so excited to be visiting as a featured guest artist at this year’s Salt Lake City Comic Con Sept 21-23! You can find me in the exhibition hall across from the Artist Alley, where I’ll have lots of prints, tote bags, books, apparel, one-of-a-kind plates, original art and more!

The show hours are

Thurs Sept 21- 1pm – 9 pm

Fri Sept 22- 10am – 8pm

Sat Sept 23- 9:30am-7pm

 

One-Of-A-Kind Plates

I’ve got lovely plates for you lovelies at Salt Lake Comic Con! Here’s a look at just a few of the one-of-a-kind vintage printed plates I’m bringing to booth 523. Each one is completely unique, and once it finds it’s new home, it can’t be remade, so come visit me early to pick your favorites!

New Original Artwork

I’m making new original graphite drawings to share with visitors to my booth523 at SLCC! And if you can’t make it to the convention to check out my new drawings in person, you can find lots of my drawings through my new Patreon page here. I made a tier so that starting from $2 you can get collections every month of to see drawings I make for conventions, but don’t get to post on social media! You can check it out here.

Totes & Apparel

I’m bringing one-of tote bag colorways, small production run apparel, and other wonderful treats to SLCC booth 523! A lot of these goodies are one-of-a-kind or only have 1-2 pieces available, so come visit me early to scope them out!

Books

I’m excited to share copies of my graphic novel Tanpopo with Salt Lake City Comic Con fans! I’ll sign your book, and you can ask about a sketch in your copy at my booth 523!

 

I’m also bringing copies of my newest artbook Femina & Fauna, and my Pop Manga Coloring Book. You can pick yours up at booth523!

Prints

Prints are coming to my SLCC booth 523! I’ve got lots of new and favorite print images in 8×10 and 11×14″ sizes. If you want them signed, I’ll do that too, no extra charge!

 

Saskatoon Expo Sept 16-17

I’m so excited to be going to Saskatoon Expo for the first time ever! Come visit me in the Creator Guest section at tables 1410, because I’m bringing new prints, books, convention exclusive goodies and more!

The show hours are

Saturday Sept 16: 10am – 6pm

Sunday Sept 17: 10am-5pm

I’m also going to be presenting a coloring panel! You can come color with me on convention exclusive pages from my Pop Manga Coloring Book (I’ll bring the crayons!) on Saturday from 12noon-1pm in Panel Room 1. It’s such a fun and relaxing way to get to talk about something we all love- art! So I hope to see you there!

I’m bringing prints to Saskatoon Expo tables 1410! Come find me there for lots of new images like Pop Goes the Weasel, Marlena, Foxy Lady, along with some favorites like Dream Melt, Aria, Fukurou and more!

 

I’m so excited to have new apparel and bags from my Liveheroes collection for Saskatoon Expo! Each piece is hand-made with a lot of love, and you’re going to be able to tell when you see them in person, so come find them at tables 1410!

I’m bringing lots of fun goodies to Saskatoon Expo tables 1410! You can find glasses cleaning cloths (they work on cellphones and other glass screens too!), stickers, totes, buttons, and I’m even bringing a new Saskatoon Expo exclusive hard enamel pin colorway to the show!

Books are coming to Saskatoon Expo! You can pick up a copy at by tables 1410 and I’ll sign them for you for free! Or for a million dollars, ha ha ha! 😀

 

Visit Me At Long Beach Comic Con Sept 2-3

I’m headed to sunny and beautiful Long Beach for Comic Con this Labor Day weekend! Find me at booth 1124 where I’ll have prints, artbooks, apparel, beach towels, stickers and pins and more!

The show runs

September 2: 9:30am-7pm

September 3: 10am-5pm

I’ll even be live painting on Saturday in “The Final Frontier” Room 103C, how fitting! So come see me there for some Q&A where you can ask me about my painting as I demonstrate techniques from my book Pop Painting.

 

Get ready Long Beach, because I’m bringing a Comic Con exclusive print to my booth 1124!  “I Can’t Swim” releases for the first and only time as an 11×14″ print, and I’ll have a limited run of them at my booth. Come pick one up, and I’ll sign it for you too! I’ll have lots of other fun prints like “Marlena”, “Foxy Lady”, “I’m Melting”,  “Peach Pie” and more!

I’m bringing books to Long Beach Comic Con too! If you haven’t picked up a copy of my new 2nd edition release of Femina & Fauna, you can get one at my booth 1124. I’ll even sign it for you!

I’ll also have copies of Pop Manga Coloring Book at Long Beach Comic Con booth 1124, so come collect yours and I’ll sign it too!

Get ready for Hard Enamel pins, because Rainbuns and Tuttleina are coming to Long Beach Comic Con to help you up your pin game! These beauties are made of polished hard enamel, with rosegold metal for Tuttleina and gold metal finish for Rainbuns. The locking clutch backings will keep them secured to your favorite cardigan, hat, or wherever else your pins live! Come collect yours from booth 1124!

I’ll have stickers and postcards at Long Beach Comic Con booth 1124! Great for gifts or for a gift to yourself. Take a look at some of the designs you’ll be able to score from my booth!

I’ll be bringing a selection of microfiber cleaning cloths to Long Beach, like these ones featuring my painting image “Dandylion”! They’re great for your glasses, phone, tablet, and they’re machine washable too!

 

 

Returning to Comic Con Palm Springs

I’m coming back to Comic Con Palm Springs! I love Palm Springs, and this convention is a fantastic way to express all those good vibes and share some art with all you lovelies! You can find me at booth#806 where I’ll have prints, my new artbook, coloring books, apparel, new beach towels, stickers & pins & more!

The show hours are:

Friday August 25 – 1-7pm

Saturday Aug 26: 10am-7pm

Sunday Aug 27: 9:30am – 4:30pm

Do you like to color? I’m hosting a Coloring Book panel in celebration of my Pop Manga Coloring Book at Comic Con Palm Springs! It’s going to take place Saturday August 26 in room Smoketree E from 11am-12noon. There will be convention-exclusive coloring pages and I’ll bring crayons for us to share and color together. It’ll be a blast!

And while we’re talking about books, I’m going to have copies of my newest artbook from Dark Horse Comics at my booth 806! Femina & Fauna 2nd Edition is an updated edition of my sold-out title, and for this printing I’ve added new artwork, a new forward by Simone Legno creator of tokidoki, and a new chapter on how I made my painting “Aria”. It’s a great overview of my artwork featuring girls & animals, and I’ll be happy to sign your copy at the show!

I’m bringing lots of lovely prints to Comic Con Palm Springs! Like little “Pinkie Pie” here, and 8×10″ prints of “Lemon Drop”, my Howl’s Moving Castle artwork and new Lilo & Stitch inspired prints!

My “Merpeeps” is also debuting for the first time as a full color print! This one I colored together with Karina Siu, aren’t they precious! You can pick up a print at my booth 806 and I’ll sign it too!

Also debuting for the first time as a print is “The Hootist” which is my Comic Con Palm Springs exclusive print! I’ve made 25pcs of 8×10″ sized prints that I hand-embellished with metallic paints. Once these beauties all find new homes, they won’t be made again! So pick one up at my booth 806, or as a friend to help get one for you!

I’m bringing a new colorway of Peach Pie totes to Comic Con Palm Springs! These 16″ totes are super durable and strong, and come with a zipper to keep all your goodies inside where they belong. They’re even machine washable! So pick out your favorite, Peach Pie or Hello My Neighbor at my booth 806 and I’ll see you there!

Stickers and buttons and pins, oh my! I’m bringing lots of little goodies to my booth 806 including my newest Hello My Neighbor stickers, Rainbuns & Tuttleina pins. So pick out your favorite treasures when I see you there!

Thank You San Diego Comic Con!

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!