Comic artist, creator / illustrator, and pop surrealist painter Camilla d’Errico announces her SDCC 2019 plans and exclusives

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One of our favorite artists is Camilla d’Errico (who we have interviewed at Emerald City Comic Con and DesignerCon) announced her plans for San Diego Comic-Con including exclusives, and more.

Some of the exclusives she will be bringing include various prints (including one of our favorites, the Stan Bee Limited Edition Print, 16×20 hand-signed limited edition holographic fine art print. $85)

She will also be bringing 2 different kimonos, her Aquarius Zodiac Purses, a Prince & The Moon Bee Pin Set, 3D Sushi Toys, and a LOT more that we can’t wait to see in person at her booth (#4723).

World-Renowned Artist, Creator, and Pop Surrealist Painter, Camilla d’Errico, Returns to her Roots at San Diego Comic-Con, Showcasing her new Pop Manga Drawing Book, Zodiac-Inspired Art, Holographic Prints, and More

WHAT: Pop surrealist painter, comic artist, and author, Camilla d’Errico, will return to San Diego Comic Convention (Comic-Con International) for her 21st time to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the event. Camilla will unveil her new book, “Pop Manga Drawing,” which includes 30 brand new step-by-step lessons including advanced and master class levels. She will also debut a new art book, featuring 12 Zodiac paintings, an exclusive Holographic print for the SDCC 50th anniversary, kimonos, 3D sushi toys, wearable art, and more, with several opportunities for media and the public to see her latest work and to speak with her.

Zodiac Prints

Prints representing interpretations of the 12 signs of the Zodiac as depicted by Camilla in her new original paintings will be showcased for the first time at the San Diego Comic-Con. Camilla’s diverse depictions of character body types and distinct individual backgrounds signify positivity and inclusion; Camilla believes expressions of acceptance and open-minded thinking are exactly what our evolving world needs when considering current/recent events. It is easy for people to identify with any of the body types or color themes expressed in the Zodiac paintings, regardless of their actual Zodiac sign. The Zodiac prints will be available at booth #4723

Zodiac “Buzziac”

Mini Bees Camilla’s zodiac bees, the Buzziacs, bring together her love of the zodiac and her love of all the adorable fuzzbutt bees of the world. Her Buzziacs are now available on a new set of stickers, and may also be found as designs on totes, clothing and as mini prints. Camilla “loves her little ‘fuzzbutts’ and feels they represent “the kid inside me who still hasn’t grown up.” Her Buzziac sticker sets will be available and the mini prints will be available in limited quantities at booth #4723.

Holographic Prints

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of San Diego Comic-Con, Camilla has signed and numbered 50 holographic, limited edition prints of “Stan Bee” – a tribute to the late and great Stan Lee. Camilla uses her widely successful pop culture bees to showcase an homage to many of Stan Lee’s Marvel characters buzzing about Stan Lee. The holographic foil stamp Stan Bee is a SDCCⓇ exclusive and will be available at booth #4723.

Kimonos

In the style of Japanese manga, Camilla has two designs for the kimono: the first is based on her recently released Leo painting from her Zodiac collection, and the second, “Moonflower”, is based on her well- known and brilliant rendition of popular Japanese manga: Sailormoon. The kimonos are manufactured by hand in North America by EcoDigiTec (ecodigitec.com) and will be available at booth #4723.

Aquarius Zodiac Purses

To complement the zodiac prints, Camilla will also be releasing her first purse featuring one of her zodiac paintings. These 25, limited edition purses will feature Camilla’s zodiac painting: Aquarius. The purses are made with neoprene – a scuba-like material – so they are weatherproof and machine washable. And just like Camilla’s animal-loving nature, they are completely cruelty free with their vegan leather. The Aquarius zodiac, nicknamed “The Water Bearer,” will appeal to anybody that can identify with the Aquarius zodiac or the Aquarius painting and esthetic. Water Bearers are described as people who accomplish their goals in unique ways using paths less travelled by others. Despite their unconventional methods, the opinions and standards expressed by society do not scare them and they proudly display their original ideas for all to see.

The Prince & The Moon Bee Pin Set

Camilla has always loved Sailor Moon. At San Diego Comic Con 50, Camilla releases a special set of hard enamel pins that bringing together both her love of Sailor Moon and her great love of bees, which will include three new designs: a Princess Serenity bee, a Prince Endymion bee and a Sailor Moon bee pins. Camilla has always maintained Sailormoon and Tuxedo mask – or their past-selves Princess Serenity and Prince Endymion – are the alltime one true pairing. They represent all things “love” to Camilla. So their pins will come in a SDCCⓇ exclusive two piece set, limited edition of 100 pieces. Her Sailor Moon bee pin will be an open edition releasing for the first time at the San Diego Comic Con. These pins follow in the steps of her widely successful pop culture bee paintings and prints. The pins will all be available at her booth #4723.

3D Sushi Toys

Camilla has created unique, vinyl rainbow sushi in collaboration with ToyQube. The design is based on her Rainbow Roll painting as part of a limited edition offering with only 500 pieces worldwide. Each piece is made of hard vinyl with glass eyes and comes with its own sushi box, alon with an exclusive mini collector’s card. The toys will be available at booth #4723.

Original Works

Pop Manga Drawing

Camilla will introduce her new book, “Pop Manga Drawing,” which includes 30 brand new step-by-step lessons including advanced and master class levels. Pop Manga Drawing gives each reader step-by-step tips about the basic foundations of how to draw manga and pop surrealist style art with graphite pencils as well as advanced lessons on drawing. While the previous “Pop Manga Drawing” book taught the basics, this book is focused on advanced techniques and master classes. Pop Manga Drawing officially releases for sale on July 2nd. San Diego Comic-Con will be the first time it will be available at any convention. The books will be available at her booth #4723.

Camilla d’Errico “The Zodiac” and Travis Louie “Animals That I’ve Known”

Limited Edition Dual Art Book As a follow-on to Camilla’s Haven Gallery art exhibit in May 2019, she has compiled a new artbook of her Zodiac paintings. Camilla d’Errico’s “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 Camilla d’Errico and Travis Louie. The catalog contains 12 artworks from each artist, and each artwork is accompanied by its own statements and tales. The edition is limited to 800 pieces worldwide. The books will be available at booth #4723.

The Beehive – Collection of Fuzzbutts Vol. 1

Camilla will also exhibit her art book “The Beehive,” a self-published collection. The rainbow bee characters, which have taken her social media and live events by storm, will have over 70 pages of fully colored artwork featured in Camilla’s Collection of Fuzzbutts. The books will be available at her booth #4723.

Pop Manga Mermaids and Other Sea Creatures: A Coloring Book

Camilla will also showcase her “Pop Manga Mermaids and Other Sea Creatures: A Coloring Book,” which was recently published by Watson-Guptill/Penguin Random House. Following on the success of her first coloring book: “Pop Manga Coloring Book,” which sold over 32,000 copies since its 2016 publication, the new coloring book contains 70 black-and-white images of beloved characters from undersea fairy tales. Beautiful, yet haunting images of mermaids, krakens, giant seahorses, narwhals, and more are included in this surreal new coloring book. Copies can be found at booth #4723 where Camilla will sign them at no additional cost.

Femina And Fauna: The Art of Camilla d’Errico

Camilla will also promote her art book “Femina And Fauna: The Art of Camilla d’Errico,” published by Dark Horse Comics, available at booth #4723. This title is the second edition of her smash hit “Femina & Fauna” art book, which sold out even after four printings. The foreword for the Dark Horse publication is written by Simone Legno, founder of tokidoki, the Japanese-inspired lifestyle brand and manufacturer of apparel, footwear, accessories and other products featuring cartoon-style characters and art. The book highlights a collection of Camilla’s lush pop surrealist paintings that feature portrait depictions of animals; the artwork narrates her gallery career from the past ten years.

WHEN: San Diego Comic-Con July 18-21, 2019 (preview night: Wednesday, July 17th)

SCHEDULE:

Signing at Random House Booth

Friday, July 19th at 11:00 AM – 12 PM

Location: Booth #2913-U

Live Painting at Holbein Booth

Saturday, July 20th at 11:00 AM – 12 PM

Location: Booth #5104

Camilla d’Errico Booth #4723: Fans and media can meet Camilla, collect new releases such as the “Pop Manga Drawing” and “The Zodiac” books. Camilla’s San Diego Comic Con 50 Exclusives such as the Aquarius purses, kimonos, Stan Lee commemorative holographic prints and Prince & Moon Bee pin sets. Camilla’s Booth #4723 will also feature a pop-up gallery exhibition and sale of scarves and wearable art, totes, stickers, pins and more. All items will be available for purchase and offered to be hand-signed by Camilla at no additional cost.

WHERE: San Diego Convention Center 111 W. Harbor Drive San Diego, CA 92101

WHY: Camilla d’Errico is a comic artist, creator/illustrator, and pop surrealist painter, while also contributing to the vinyl art toy movement, and expanding her style into fashion, accessories, toys and other merchandise. This is her 21st visit to San Diego Comic-Con, and to her, it is almost “a wedding celebration.” She found her first comic book gig at SDCC and is excited to have the opportunity to meet with fans here. Camilla has distinguished herself through her ability to seamlessly weave comic art and manga with surrealist elements, wrapping it all together with an extensive emotional palette. She also works with entertainment companies on feature films and video games. Camilla is inspired by other art and music, words, and patterns that catch her interest. She may find part of an idea for detail or color and builds a piece around that. Her work is very interpretive and emotional, meaning different things to many people

WHO: Camilla d’Errico, Pop Surrealist Painter & Illustrator, Comic Artist, Character Creator

MORE INFORMATION ON CAMILLA d’ERRICO

For more information please visit https://camilladerrico.com and follow her on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.

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