I am a product of my split heritage, Italian and Canadian rolled into one: Italian fiestiness, Canadian politeness, and an early addiction to Saturday morning cartoons, comics and manga. Growing up I was more often doodling sexy girls and dragons on my textbooks than reading them. In 1998 I attended my first San Diego Comic Con and found my calling, I would be a manga artist. I am very prolific with relentless passion for art, dedication, and just enough sleep deprivation, I followed my dream of working creatively for a living.
I have worked with Dark Horse Comics, Image Comics, Random House, Tokyopop, Hasbro, Disney, Sanrio, Neil Gaiman and also with video game and movie companies on character development. I have my own characters and properties, Tanpopo and Helmetgirls. I've successfully merchandised and licensed my artwork across a variety of categories: clothing, stationery and gift, accessories, art prints, etc. and I continue expanding my licensing program each year.
I can't live without Holbein's "DUO" water-soluble oils, green tea lattes, Hello Kitty merchandise, and my daily fix of manga and anime and pop surrealism
Camilla is proud to be supported by, and to work with, Vancouver based Pac Blue Printing and their team of professionals for all her printing needs.
"Its about expressing what they feel and feeling what they express"
online store: store.camilladerrico.com/
Current Residence: Vancouver
Favourite Visual Artist
Audrey Kawasaki, Terada Katsuya, Mark Ryden, Greg Simkins, Mizuki Kawashita, Masashi Kishimoto
The Life Aquatic, The Hangover, The Avengers, The Girl Who Leapt Through Time, Summer Wars,
Favourite TV Shows
Parks and Rec, New Girl, Natsume Yuujinchou, Breaking Bad, Supernatural, The Vampire Diaries, Blue Exorcist
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
Lorde, Ed Sheeran, Andrea Bocelli, Hurts, Lana Del Rey
The Name of the Wind, Harry Potter Series, The Hobbit, Driving Mr. Dead,
Neil Gaiman, Patrick Rothfus, Molly Harper
Cards Against Humanity, Chess, Left 4 Dead, Ni no Kuni
Tools of the Trade
Holbein water soluble oils to paint, a BIC pen to draw
I love yoga and nature. I am an animal rights supporter and believe that we need to conserve the planet and protect it not use it mercilessly.