Inspiration and Techniques from the Pop Surrealism Art Phenomenon
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|Format: ||Paperback, 248 pages|
|Published In: ||United States, 01 January 2016|
Painting superstar Camilla d'Errico opens up her studio and offers readers an insider scoop on the tools, techniques, and inspirations she draws from to create stunningly beautiful, otherworldly works of art. Pop Surrealism, with its unique blend of high art and popular culture, has been a growing force in the art world for years. Artists working in Pop Surrealism use elements of manga, cartoons, movies, and more to produce paintings that have been displayed in galleries and purchased by collectors around the globe. In addition to her work in manga and as the author of the best-selling Pop Manga, d'Errico is also one of the Pop Surrealism movement's biggest names. From high-end art galleries to comic book conventions, d'Errico's works draw legions of fans, collectors, and admirers. With Pop Painting, fans and aspiring painters get an up-close look at the step-by-step processes she employs to transform oil and acrylic paints into unforgettable images of her ethereal and beautiful characters. This one-of-a-kind look at a painter at the top of her field reveals all the materials and methods readers need to join the ranks of the Pop Surrealism movement.
An insider guide to the Pop Surrealism art phenomenon; Beautifully illustrated step-by-step details on creating your own ethereal characters; Award-nominated artist shares her techniques and inspirations.
About the Author
CAMILLA D'ERRICO is a painter and manga artist whose client list includes Dark Horse Comics, Image Comics, Tokyopop, Hasbro, Disney, Sanrio, and Neil Gaiman. Her own characters and properties, Tanpopo and the Helmetgirls, are international sensations and her emotive paintings have propelled her to the top of the ranks of the Pop Surrealism movement. In 2011, she was nominated for both a Joe Shuster Award and a Will Eisner Award--the two most prestigious awards in comics. She is the co-author of the best-selling title Pop Manga and has published two art books--Femina and Fauna and Helmetgirls--with Dark Horse Comics.
"An essential guide for artists and anyone interested in contemporary art."--HENRY CHAMBERLAIN, Comics Grinder "Camilla d'Errico's vibrant personality and beautiful spirit overflows into her wonderfully unique and emotionally powerful art. In Pop Painting, a bright and insightful look into Camilla's artistic mind, she generously shares her heartand creativity with the world, and inspires and encourages with every colorful page."--BRANDI MILNE, Surrealist painter "Pop Painting is a lovely guideto Camilla's process."--AMY SOL, visual artist Camilla d Errico s vibrant personalityand beautiful spirit overfl ows into herwonderfully unique and emotionallypowerful art. In Pop Painting, a brightand insightful look into Camilla s artisticmind, she generously shares her heartand creativity with the world, andinspires and encourages with everycolorful page. BRANDI MILNE, Surrealist painter Pop Painting is a lovely guideto Camilla s process. AMY SOL, visual artist"
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