Required Art: Camilla d’Errico

Camilla d'Errico - oil - Forest Beastie www.camilladerrico.com

Camilla d’Errico – oil – Forest Beastie http://www.camilladerrico.com

At my first comic book convention, I discovered the surreal art of Camilla d’Errico. A Canadian artist from Vancouver, Camilla d’Errico paints exquisite images – I love her use of colour. Ethereal and a little bit absurd – her paintings are stunningly beautiful. Manga, Pop Surrealism, Collectibles – and the fact that she is really cool to chat with and grab a signed print from – her booth should always be a mandatory stop on the convention floor.

Camilla d'Errico - oil - StickyLicking www.camilladerrico.com

Camilla d’Errico – oil – StickyLicking http://www.camilladerrico.com

Camilla’s work blends natural elements with the surreal female creatures who inhabit the creative world she has delicately populated. The subjects of her paintings, wide-eyed, placed into surreal settings where anything can happen – an alligator may become a girl’s pet – she may have antlers, tentacles, or horns – while always demonstrating a refined, delicate beauty regardless of the absurdity of circumstance.

If you are planning to attend a convention in the near future, be sure to look for Camilla – I recommend visiting her. However, if you will not be able to meet the artist in person – you can show your support by following her on social media as well as visit her website and online shop: www.camilladerrico.com

Camilla d'Errico - oil - Natures Course www.camilladerrico.com

Camilla d’Errico – oil – Natures Course http://www.camilladerrico.com

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