D'Errico's work exemplifies the beautiful, wide-eyed girl look of shoujo manga, which has infiltrated pop culture. From comics to video games to contemporary fine art, the beautiful, wide-eyed girl look of shoujo manga has infiltrated pop culture and artist's work today better exemplifies this trend than Camilla D'Errico's. In her first instructional guide, D'Errico reveals her techniques for creating her emotive yet playful manga characters, with lessons on drawing basic body construction, capturing action and creating animals, chibis and mascots. Plus, she gives readers a behind-the-scenes look at her character design process, pointers on creating their own comics and prompts for finishing her drawings. Pop Manga is both a celebration of creativity and an indispensable guide that is sure to appeal to manga diehards and aspiring artists alike.
Camilla D'Errico's unique style is in demand and her client list includes Dark Horse Comics, Image Comics, Random House, Tokyopo, Hasbro, Disney, Sanrio and Neil Gaiman. Stephen W. Martin is a screenwriter and story editor in film and comics.