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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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