Emily Cammisa

is creating Fantasy Illustration
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About Emily Cammisa

About the artist...

Hello there and welcome to my Patreon page!  My name is Emily Cammisa and I'm a freelance illustration artist based in Saratoga Springs, NY with a bachelor's degree in fine art from Skidmore College. I've been doing freelance illustration and graphic design commissions since July 2010. Currently my primary focus is traditional and digital fantasy illustration, character designs, and portraiture. I also love to make beaded jewelry with a fantasy vibe to sell in my Etsy shop. With your pledge to my Patreon account, you can help me achieve my dream of being a successful, self-sustained artist. If you like what I do, I'd love to have your support!

Tools of the trade

I use both traditional and digital mediums. My favorites are graphite and colored pencils, ink pens and markers such as copic, spectrum noir, faber castell, and stabilo, watercolors, and digital art made in Adobe Photoshop. I also have oil paints, acrylics, oil and chalk pastels and a wide variety of other art supplies that I may occasionally dabble with. For my jewelry I use glass, acrylic, and wooden beads along with various other natural and man-made materials. Aside from 2D art and jewelry, I enjoy creative writing, sculpting with polymer clay, sewing, knitting, crochet, and digital photography.

Stylistic inspirations and influences

My style is heavily inspired by many different contemporary illustration artists, Disney, Japanese anime, cartoons, comics and fantasy stories. I enjoy drawing original characters or illustrating scenes from roleplays or stories that I love. I also craft a lot of characters using a virtual reality game called Second Life before I illustrate them. Second Life is a huge inspiration for my work and a great source for reference. My drawings primarily focus on people and animals, so I am passionate about anatomical accuracy. My style leans more toward realism, but I also enjoy abstract and cartoony styles as well.

Long-term goals and aspirations

My long-term goals as an artist are to someday self-publish my own artbooks chock full of original digital and traditional illustrations as well as tutorial books on how to draw and color in various mediums. I also want to create my own webcomic and travel to different arts and crafts fairs, anime, comic, and game conventions to promote and sell my work. I dream of someday being able to completely support myself financially by doing the things I love to do most, eliminating the need to work anywhere else but in the comfort of my own home. With your pledge, all of this can happen!

Website: www.emilycammisa.com
DeviantArt: www.emilycammisa.deviantart.com
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/emilycammisa/
Tumblr Blog: www.emilycammisa.tumblr.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/emilycammisa/
Etsy: https://www.etsy.com/shop/OtakuDzNs

Emily Cammisa
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Every month I have to pay rent, bills, and put food on the table. I would love to be able to support myself doing what I love, and you can make that happen by supporting my art <3 Every dollar makes a difference and I am so grateful to you, my patrons!
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