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NYCC Online Convention Releases coming October 8-11

New releases and goodies are coming to The Camilla Store on Etsy October 8th starting 9AM PST/12noon EST! I can’t visit the Big Apple this fall, but I can bring the Big Apple release to you with a new limited edition fine art print, sculptural 3D art, new pins stickers and more.

“Thanatos” is a painting I created for my solo exhibition, The Color Wheel, and is releasing as a hand-embellished limited edition of 50 fine art prints.

Convention panels aren’t happening in-person, so I’m hosting a Q&A on my Instagram Live on October 8th, and a painting demo on Instagram Live on October 10th. Stay tuned for more details on livestreaming times.

My Cute And Creepy coloring book is in stock and will be available. Along with new releases coming October 8th at 9AM PST. The first 200 orders will receive a bonus Magnet while supplies last. And all orders will receive digital downloads of coloring pages not found in Cute And Creepy Coloring Book. Stay tuned for more details soon!

Junebug Release June 27-29

June27th at 9amPST I’m launching NEW products and prints with giveaways and 25%off prints. There are so many new products for you to love- bandanas, pins, pillowcases, scarves, one of a kind tote bags and so much more.

New bandanas are releasing June 27th in two differentpatterns, Fuzzbutts and Capuchina. New Buzziac and Cancer scarves are coming too!

Plus my first Spectrum girl “Rosea” from my current soloshow “The Colorwheel” is debuting. Open edition prints will release on store.camilladerrico.com and a limited edition hand-embellished version will go live on The Camilla Store on Etsy at 9am June 27th.

AND some original paintings will also be available! Look at some of the cute Fuzzbutts coming on June 27th.

Between June27th 9am Pst – June 29th 9pm Pst save 25% off prints on store.camilladerrico.com and The Camilla Store on Etsy.

TWO lucky orders placed during the release between June 27th 9am PST – June 29th 9PM PST will receive an original graphite drawing added to their order.

And every order during that release period will receive a bonus digital coloring page file of this image.

EPSON MFP image

Drawing Lesson

I hope everyone is staying safe and healthy! And hopefully SANE! I’m going a bit store crazy… And I know it always helps me to shake up my creativity. So I thought it’d be fun to share one of the lessons from my Pop Manga Drawing book – FREE! Right here! So get scrolling and start drawing!

If you have the book already – start following along on page 62! If you enjoy drawing and like the lesson below, you can get you own copy of the book here on my Etsy Store.

STEP 1: For this piece, you’re going to draw a full circle (even though half of the face will be covered up by hair) using a hard lead like an HB or by gently drawing so that you don’t press too hard. It’s important to have the proper shape and structure of all objects no matter if you see them or not!

STEP 2: Use light lines to add details to your character. Don’t press too hard, okay? The trick here is to establish the hair first and then fit in the sun buddies after. So, don’t be afraid to draw over your initial circle shapes.

STEP 3: Refine the elements of your drawing either by switching to a softer 3B lead or by adding a little bit more pressure to your current pencil. You want to focus on the ebb and flow of the hair. Using confident strokes, try to maintain a continuous line, breaking only when you get to a juncture. I start at the bangs and then move down to the rest of the hair.

STEP 4: Erase your underwriting with a soft eraser. It’s okay to erase some of the outlines you’ve established. Bows your Cuba ce yo correct and redraw parts!

STEP 5: Work on one object at a time. I chose to focus on the girls eyes as well as her bear ears. Use quick little strokes to simulate the fur. Shade in her eyes moving from top to middle. Drawing the eyes and ears will require several layers of shading and texture.

STEP 6: Refine the suns. I chose to draw the suns before the hair because the suns overlap the hair. As a result, it’s best to establish them first. Use a softer 4B lead to achieve darker lines and gently go over your outline. Thicken the lines that connect at the main subject to provide more definition. Give each sun a little face to add some personality.

STEP 7: Now, jump into the hair! For this stage of the drawing, turn your paper around as you draw to get nice, fluid lines. Start with light, subtle lines to get a feeling for the hair. Then, as you get confident, firm up you pressure and draw in more stands of hair. For stylistic purposes, I like to add more hair at the edges and leave less of it in the middle.

STEP 8: Using a softer 4B lead, finish up the eyes, the ears, and the hair. Remember; it’s totally okay to draw over the lines placed earlier. Doing so just adds more texture and depth. For the eyes, make sure to darken the tips of the irises so that she doesn’t have a startled look. Slowly build up shadows. Start with light pressure, and then turn your paper and draw over that area again with former pressure. Repeat this process several times until you get a nice shadow layer.

FINISHING UP: Go over your drawing and add in darker edges and lines. Clean up any leftover underdrawing and add little wisps of hair here and there.

I hope you had fun! Make sure you share you work when you’re done on any social platform. Be sure to tag me so that I can see your masterpieces!

Pop Manga Drawing Contest is Live

I’m celebrating the release of my brand new book, Pop Manga Drawing, by hosting a drawing contest! You can enter by drawing my Fuzzy Bee 🐝 lesson or Angry Flower Power 🌸 or BOTH!

Here are 2 full lessons from my book you can follow! (Right-click and select Save or Open Image In New Tab to get the largest lesson file size!) Once you’ve finished, post your drawing with the hashtags #PopMangaDrawing and #PopMangaDrawingContest on either Twitter, Instagram or Facebook and make sure to tag me in your post! I’ll be picking 5 winners to send a copy of the book along with an exclusive signed mini print, international entries are welcome as well! So get drawing, you guys! ✏

The contest runs from Sept 2-14 so you’ve got almost 2 weeks to show me what you got!! Good luck, everyone and have fun! 😘
There’s NO PURCHASE NECESSARY to enter BUT, it is ages 18+! Contest is open internationally, but void where prohibited or restricted by law. If you have questions, email info@camilladerrico.com

San Diego Comic Con 2019 – 2.0!

San Diego Comic Con is just FIVE DAYS away! And I’m in high gear getting everything ready for all you wonderful people. Find me at my booth #4723 same as last year (and many years previous) and make sure to say hello and check out all the great things I have coming your way!

I know I already made a post for SDCC, but I just have so much great stuff coming that I had to share more with you!

Brand new lanyards! Two designs with adorable charms featuring some of my favourite girls and my fuzzbutts will be available so make sure to come by and snatch yours up.

I’ve got one new pin design to share! And she’s limited edition. Say hello to Sailor Buzz! She’s my mini painting turned into this adorable pin limited to 100 pieces, 70 will be available at SDCC. And because I love all my fans – 30 will be released on my Etsy Shop when SDCC opens Wednesday, July 17th at 6pm PST!

And I just LOVE painting my little fuzzbutts. I went all out of San Diego!

I’ve got 15 new pop culture bee mini paintings making their way to SDCC! So make sure you come by my booth #4723 early so you don’t miss out on your favourite.

I also have some other originals coming San Diego way.

I have 4 new mini girl paintings, and a handful of new original sketches.

And great news: if you have every wanted to see me paint (and my videos on Instagram leave you wanting more) you can come and watch me paint LIVE! I’ll be at the Holbein booth #5104 on Saturday, July 20th 11:00am – 12:00pm painting, chatting and answering your questions. So swing by and say hello.

More exciting news: Pop Manga Drawing makes it’s convention debut at SDCC 2019! I have 30 all new lessons on how to draw inside. You can pick up your copy at my booth #4723. If you can’t make the show you can grab your copy on my Etsy shop.

I’ll also be doing a signing for this book at the Penguin Random House booth # 2913-U on Friday, July 19th at 11:00am – 12:00pm! So drop by and say hello. But as always, I’m more than happy to sign your books and prints for free at my booth.

And lastly I have some great giveaways!

I’ve got double-sided Superfan SDCC Badges that will be a gift of one for every purchase of $50 or more plus tax. But I only have 100 to give a day! So make sure you come early so you don’t miss out on yours.

Next I’ll have 50 signed postcards to give away each day – a different image each day! They will go to the first 50 sales of each day

And I’ve saved the best for last!

I’m giving away an original drawing each day! with each purchase you get the chance to draw from a bag of gold coins. Whoever pulls the white coin – wins the drawing for the day!

I hope you’re all as excited as I am! It’s coming up so fast but I can’t wait for it to finally arrive! I’ll see you lovelies there at the San Diego Convention Centre, July 17th – 21st. Booth #4723

San Diego Comic Con 2019!!

I am so unbelievably excited you guys! Words cannot describe… SAN DIEGO COMIC CON BABY! It’s just over a week away – July 17th-21st – and it’s the 50th Anniversary of the show! Can you believe it?! Because I can’t! And I’ve been going almost half the life of the show – 22 years! And because the show has been so good to me – and you the fans have always been SO amazing – I have some great gifties in store for the show!

You can find me at the same booth as always: BOOTH #4723!! I made some handy maps for ya since the con centre so vast.

I’ve got brand-new clothing designs, OAK jewelry, original paintings, new pins, OAK totes, pop culture bees, my Pop Manga Drawing, The Zodiac art book, zodiac art prints, zodiac bees, some really awesome SDCC 2019 Exclusives, and so much more!! Absolutely everything will be available at my booth #4723.

Exclusives first!! I’m so excited for all of these – you have no idea. First up: my Stan Lee commemorative SDCC® Officially Licensed – SDCC 2019 Limited Edition 16×20 foil stamp print! I call him “Stan Bee”.

He is coloured by the talented Lime Town Studios and there will only be 50 of him available. So come early!

Lets keep the cute bee theme going and talk about my SDCC® officially licensed – SDCC 2019 Exclusive Limited Edition Pins! Say hello to “George Blueney” – he’s adorable, sparkly, and limited to 100 pieces.

You all should know my love of Sailor Moon by now. And if you don’t – well you will soon. I decided this year for SDCC I would bring my love of bees and my all time favourite OTP (one-true-pairing) Princess Serenity and Prince Endymion together! So here they are: my SDCC® officially licensed – SDCC 2019 Exclusive Limited Edition “Prince and Moon” pin set. This couple is limited to 100 set pieces. So make sure not to miss out!

Next up are my SDCC® officially licensed – SDCC 2019 Exclusive Limited Edition Kimonos! And you guessed it – I’ve got more Sailor Moon for you! “Moonflower” will be an SDCC Exclusive Limited Edition Kimono of 70 pieces! She’s a shorter kimono than the one I released previously on my Etsy shop, but she’s sporty and fun! She’s made of feather fabric that’s very breathable so you’ll be able to beat the California heat!

My last exclusive is my Leo kimono. My zodiac painting “Leo” will be an SDCC Exclusive Limited Edition kimono of 100 pieces! She’s made of gorgeous chiffon and is so breezy and elegant! All my kimonos are made by EcoDigiTec in BC, Canada.

If you like my zodiac – get ready! You’ll be able to get my Zodiac Bees – the Buzziacs – for the first time ever at a convention at SDCC 2019!

They will be available as both mini prints (in very limited quantities) and sticker sheet sets: you get all the signs as cute little weather-proof vinyl stickers.

Next on the zodiac: my newest art book The Zodiac will be available, along with prints of ALL my zodiac ladies!

You can get the book which collects all 12 of my girls from my Zodiac show at the Haven Gallery as well as 12 pieces from Travis Louie’s “Animals That I’ve Known” show. And I’d love to sign any of my prints or books for you lovelies – at no charge!

And last – but not least on the zodiac train – my Aquarius purse!

She is limited to 25 pieces. Made of neoprene – scuba material – so she’s weather resistant. And she’s cruelty free! Vegan leather. No animals hurt here baby! These purses are super spacious and machine washable. So they are an everyday kind of purse.

Are you all still with me? I hope so! Because I’ve still got more for you!

My Aria busts from APPortfolio are making an appearance. But there will only be three of them at the show – so make sure to come early so you don’t miss out.

I’ll have a handful of one-of a kind handmade jewelry: necklaces, brooches and keychains.

As well as original paintings, one-of-a-kind drawings, giveaways, mystery bundles and oodles more!

I can’t wait to see all your smiling faces! So stop by to say hi, snatch up my exclusives and limited editions before they are gone, get a picture or an autograph – I’m here for you!

See you all July 17th – 21st at Booth #4723 at the San Diego convention centre!

Pop Manga Drawing and Zodiac Art Books are LIVE!

I hope everyone is as excited as I am for the official release of my new book Pop Manga Drawing! Head over to The Camilla Store on Etsy to get your copy!

As added incentive to buy through me you’ll get an exclusive postcard with your order of Pop Manga Drawing! I like to give little goodies to my fans and supporters. It makes me happy to see you all happy!

And last – but definitely not least – my newest art book “The Zodiac” has released on my Etsy shop too! “The Zodiac” and Travis Louie’s “Animals That I’ve Known” Dual Art Book is a limited edition, 54-page softcover book chronicling a selection of new and current works by both myself and Travis Louie. The catalog contains 12 artworks from each of us, and each artwork is accompanied by its own statements and tales. The art book is limited to 800 pieces worldwide! So don’t miss out on it! 

And as one last extra bonus there are limited quantities of sketched and signed copies of “The Zodiac” available on my Etsy shop. So head over now!

 

Pop Manga Drawing Release Coming July 2nd!

Happy Saturday my lovelies! I’ve got some exciting news! My newest how-to book Pop Manga Drawing goes live on The Camilla Store on Etsy on July 2nd at 9am PST!

I’m so excited for you all to see it! I created 30 brand new step-by-step lessons including advanced and master class lessons. It’s a follow up to my 2013 book: Pop Manga Drawing: How to Draw the Coolest, Cutest Characters, Animals, Mascots and More.

And as an extra incentive to order directly from my Etsy – all Pop Manga Book orders will receive one of my exclusive postcards!

When you order directly from my Etsy or custom print shop it supports me directly as an artist. Adding fun and exclusive bonuses to your orders you can’t get anywhere else is a way I can say a big Thank You for your support! So Thank You!

But guess what? THAT’S NOT ALL!! I’m releasing my Zodiac book on my Etsy store at the same time! Get all 12 of my new Zodiac paintings from my Zodiac solo show at the Haven Gallery as well as 12 works by Travis Louie in this Limited Edition art book!

A limited quantity are also signed and sketched!

So make sure to set your alarms for July 2nd at 9am PST so you don’t miss out on these limited items!

Team d’Errico at Vancaf Vancouver

It’s Vancaf time again! Team d’Errico is set up at Vancaf Vancouver in the Yaletown Roundhouse center at table H6. They have new Zodiac art prints & artbook, apparel & bags, and more goodies. Vancaf is free to attend, so visit this weekend May 18-19 before 5pm!

Mermaid Goodies Are Live on Etsy

Let me hear you splash for MerMay! To celebrate the month I’ve released Mermaid goodies on Etsy. A handful of original sketched copies of Mermaids And Other Sea Creatures Coloring Book are now live! I’ve hand-sketched in the front of each of these copies, and signed ’em too! There are some Mermaid cosmetic bags available today too, but collect yours quickly, original sketched books and cosmetic bags find homes quick. Find your here.