Hello! My name is Nathanna Érica and I'm an illustrator and paper artist based in São Paulo, Brazil.

Having been born in such a vibrant and diverse country allowed me to see the world through some very rainbow colored lenses (I even see colors in numbers and days of the week, it’s no joke!) and I try to express all the colorful mess that I call a brain into my art. When I started working with paper, I discovered that I could go even further in terms of textures, movement and, once again, color. For me, these three elements are essential to every piece I create, and that’s why I’ll always be working on a mermaid or two, or on some magical realm of enchanted macaws. Gee, what wouldn’t I give to live in a place like that?

My main source of inspiration is nature, its shapes and patterns, as well as the many different cultures around the world and of course, movies and everything related to the art of filmmaking. Like many artists, early animation films have defined most of my childhood and I think it shows on my drawing style and use of color and composition. I love telling stories and I found out that using paper, texture and color allows me to be a better storyteller.

Even though I’ve always considered myself an artist at heart, it took me five years of Law school to decide that doing anything else other than being an artist would be impossible.

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saraisnotonfire
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2 years ago

This is amazing! Hufflepuffs, unite!

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Chris Gifford
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2 years ago

These are amazing!

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Stella Cole
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2 years ago

that is amazing and cute

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Monica Jfk
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2 years ago

So cute and fierce

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saraisnotonfire
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2 years ago

I love Star Wars!!!! This is amazing!

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Pat Wooster
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2 years ago

Is that Hermione? sp.

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Elise Martin
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2 years ago

This is seriously very cool!

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Gabi Taylor
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2 years ago

These are ALL SPLENDID! It's obvious you can draw/paint just about anything!

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Pat Wooster
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2 years ago

These are gorgeous!!

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Linda Hobart
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2 years ago

Delightful

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Patricia Duresky
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2 years ago

You really captured the personalities of Pongo and Perdita <3

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Anna Allen
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2 years ago

Daenarys and her children

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Anna Allen
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2 years ago

Megara

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An9e1
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2 years ago

The tail is amazing!

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Karen Walker
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2 years ago

WOW. Gorgeous. I had to look twice to see the woman.

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Phil Boswell
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2 years ago

<3

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Маша Шпак
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2 years ago

Ha! Lady Mary :)

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Annika Hanson-Carlson
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2 years ago

paint with all the colors of the wind

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Wendy Emlinger
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2 years ago

The Steadfast Tin Soldier

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Sara Kate MacFarland
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2 years ago

Audrey!

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An9e1
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2 years ago

The blanket is so beautiful

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Linda Hobart
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2 years ago

Beautiful!

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An9e1
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2 years ago

yes girl represent! (I play the cello)

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Geraldine Arguelles
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2 years ago

Wow!

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Karen Walker
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2 years ago

I can't figure it out - are her elbows bending the wrong way, or are her feet backwards?

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An9e1
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2 years ago

Love the color contrast on the tail <3

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Ashley Say Wha?!?
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2 years ago

I love this one!

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Sara Kate MacFarland
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2 years ago

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Cinderella

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GAK
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2 years ago

Niffler?

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Lonely Dragon
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2 years ago

Ahh! The details! How pretty :)

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Sara Kate MacFarland
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2 years ago

Eliza...

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A S Koziol
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2 years ago

Hitchcock's Rear Window! What a wonder representation of a classic movie. I love your imagination, and how perfectly recreated.

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Anna Allen
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2 years ago

Merida!

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Cerro Elric
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2 years ago

Lots of mermaids

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Anna Allen
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Mulan as a bride!

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Annika Hanson-Carlson
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2 years ago

adorable

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Brenda Byrne
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2 years ago

She's the mother of dragons.

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ispeak catanese
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2 years ago

Love the shards coming off the shield!

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Lonely Dragon
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2 years ago

I love this one so much!!!

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Anna Allen
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2 years ago

Marjorie!

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Wendy Emlinger
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2 years ago

Daenerys and her dragons

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ispeak catanese
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2 years ago

La Catrina!

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Karen Walker
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2 years ago

This is stunning.

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Natalie Schweizer
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2 years ago

Roman Holiday

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Sara Kate MacFarland
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2 years ago

Jessica

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Lonely Dragon
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2 years ago

Wow :) can't believe it's paper...

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Kimberly Robinson
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2 years ago

This artist does Audrey Hepburn so well!

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Wendy Emlinger
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2 years ago

Harley Quinn

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An9e1
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2 years ago

so cuuuuute omg

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ispeak catanese
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2 years ago

OMG, pudgy baby!,

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Sara Kate MacFarland
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2 years ago

Bell, Book & Candle

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Heaven Welters
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2 years ago

The Tiki Room! *squee*

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Lonely Dragon
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2 years ago

This whole post made me really happy- brought a smile on my face. I loved it! :)

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