Ep.124: How to get paid for doing what you love with Nathanna Erica

Iva Mikles
Ep.124: How to get paid for doing what you love with Nathanna Erica

Hey, guys! In this episode, I am chatting with Nathanna Erica, an illustrator and paper artist based in São Paulo, Brazil. Her work focuses mainly on Illustration, storytelling, visual development, and character design.

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Key Takeaways

“Do what you love and you won’t have to work a day in your life!”

  • Nathanna graduated from a law school, but she never felt it’s for her. Instead, her art hobby turned to be her job. She started to share her paper art on Instagram and it just exploded. She did mostly mermaids and people connected with her art.
  • Nathanna also started selling through Instagram, which helped her a lot in the beginning and still does.
  • Nathanna’s art process starts with sketching all the ideas, then she does cutouts from the color paper that she sometimes creates herself by painting with watercolors on a white paper. The composition and the harmony of the colors is very important for the final piece to look great

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Special thanks to Nathanna for joining me today. See you next time!

All artworks by Nathanna Erica, used with permission

Iva

Hi, I am Iva (rhymes with “viva”). I am a full-time self-taught artist behind Art Side of Life® and a Top Teacher on Skillshare. I have 15 years of experience in the creative field as a concept designer, illustrator, art director, and now freelance artist, content creator, and art instructor. My goal is to help you get your creative groove on with Procreate and make awesome art through practical classes, tutorials, Procreate brushes, and guides on art tools, supplies and resources. About me »

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