What's the secret to becoming a successful creator? Developing artistic mastery, generating more ideas, having excellent social media presence? Try all of them. And if you need an example, Natalia Trykowska (also known as Verauko) is the perfect one. She's a very productive Polish graphic designer/digital artist, based in London, United Kingdom. Her commercial projects aside, Verauko is regularly drawing comics as well, and they have already earned her nearly 48K Instagram followers.

"I try to vary the topics as much as possible, whatever comes to my mind first gets illustrated," Verauko told Bored Panda. " That's why sometimes you'll see me drawing real-life situations, and sometimes some random imaginary mermaid problems. There are absolutely no limitations when it comes to themes. The only topic I would preferably stay away from though would probably be politics, since my knowledge on that matter is very limited and I'd much more prefer to draw stuff that brings people together than divide them."

Over the years she has dealt mostly with graphic design and digital drawing. The former is a result of Natalia's work experience in advertisement while the latter is a form of passion that has been following her since she was a child.

For Natalia, coming up with the idea is the hardest part of the creative process. "I'm lucky enough to have a good imagination when it comes to visual stuff, but when I have to come up with a story, my mind often turns blank," Verauko added. "That's why majority of my comics are everyday life "problems", e.g. naked butts randomly showing up on the streets or nervous laughing fits at coffee shops - all of those silly, random situations actually happen to me and that's why I draw them." Natalia said that working on the drawing is relatively easy when she finishes developing the idea.

And her expertise shouldn't come as a surprise, since Verauko took her time developing it. She has a Bachelor of Arts from the Polish-Japanese Academy of Information Technology. Scroll down to check out her comics, and upvote your favorite pieces.

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Jaded Queen
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3 years ago

Her hair is still great. Shouldn't it just be sticking and non existent

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naru
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3 years ago

100% accurate

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Heather Kelley
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3 years ago

Haha! This is always the struggle with drawing for me 😂

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Edi IP
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3 years ago

Hahahahhahahahaaawesomeee hahahahahahahaha

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Jordy Star
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3 years ago

that song is not as innocent and lovely as it sounds

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Sky
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3 years ago

When I was 10 and my older sister took me swimming I could always pick her up but then when I tried it out of water she fell on top of me XD

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Ann Phine
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3 years ago

soooooo true

Sky
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3 years ago

Erm I never went through the boobs phase 0-0

Black Diamond L
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3 years ago

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FUCKING LIAR BOOOOOOOOOOOOØÔÓÒOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOBS

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Susanne Pachtmann
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3 years ago

Missing the hand phase!

Cat person
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3 years ago

Only one I can relate to is the eye one

Vyom
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3 years ago

Me too!

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Kate Avery
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3 years ago

I'm not even an artist, and I've gone through two of these phases

Alessandra Ricotta
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3 years ago

I haven't done anything of those! I must be a strange kind of artist then...

alwright
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3 years ago

Same! We are different... O.o

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Master Markus
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3 years ago

I had a weird phase where I bought a bunch of how to draw anime books but never actually drew like that.

Erica Annie
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3 years ago

The eye phrase is the most accurate. Even non-artists go through it when they're bored and just sketching randomly.

TarnishedDreams
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3 years ago

I never went through boobs or "S"...

d r e a m w o r l d
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3 years ago

For the life of me, I just cannot draw anime. My mom could, and quite beautifully, but I just can't follow after.

Charlie Shep
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3 years ago

Never did the S one but I'm going on 31 and draw anime/game characters for a living full time :)

Cristian Zahari
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3 years ago

is not an "s" sign...is a knot and in some cultures represents friendship

Evelína Zlá
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3 years ago

I thought the one eye phase was only me :D

Sindy Willemart
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3 years ago

Indeed! I'm in the one eye phase since years!

Reni W.
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3 years ago

OMG IVE BEEN THROUGH ALL OF THESE

xpurinx
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3 years ago

This should be way higher!!

I dislike Brexit
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3 years ago

The truth the one eye phase. My life

Pobin Rice
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3 years ago

Nope. Not at all.

BunnyBlubber
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3 years ago

I only went through two of these, kinda weird if a guy starts drawing boobs all over his paper

Shey M
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3 years ago

Omg this is weirdly accurate, or at least for me it is.

Olga G
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2 years ago

S means Superman

Yum Graves
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2 years ago

totally xD

Colette Jaouhar
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3 years ago

Bahhah haha my 12 y old daughter now (except for the boobs)

Judith Correa-ElLotfi
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3 years ago

Still going back to one eye phase way too often lol

Marissa Hattingh
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3 years ago

Very accurate

Kate Wilkening
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3 years ago

My life

Farnaz Khoshbakht
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3 years ago

all except tha last one...??

Grace Wiebe
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3 years ago

Yup!

Neb
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3 years ago

I guess not all stages go in same order for everyone. And sometimes you are stuck on some stage.

A Little Light Arson
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3 years ago

I wish I could say this is false.

Angie Chan
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3 years ago

I started off in the "s sign" phase, then the "dinner plate anime eyes" phase, then became a decent artist.

Jetches
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3 years ago

Every teen girl on the planet goes through the one-eye phase

Destiny nerd
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3 years ago

I'm currently in the one eye phase

Harry Plopper
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3 years ago

Im only on the one eye phase...no offence, but who tf draws just boobs?

Lara Lee Alao
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3 years ago

The face phase

Squishyshiba
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3 years ago

Um furry phase don't judge ples

John Digiorno
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3 years ago

judge

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Ophelia
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3 years ago

I'm currently on the one eye phase haha

Ciel Errant
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3 years ago

I can relate

Grace G.
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3 years ago

i went through 3/4 already

Grumble o'Pug
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3 years ago

LMAO!!!! This is so true!!!

Iris Omri-Engler
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3 years ago

I know that "s" but I am not an artist at all. Even forgot why I know it

Skye Kaczmarek
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3 years ago

I stopped at one eye phase.

Lydia Austin
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3 years ago

The S one is literally the Michigan State logo. Just sayin

Coco
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3 years ago

they turned into a butt.. hjahajhajahj

Crouching_Penn_Hidden_Teller@yahoo.com
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3 years ago

um, I draw cartoons and I don't even like anime. Plus I'm straight woman so I don't care about boobs that aren't mine.

Charlotte Brine
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3 years ago

Alright calm your tits...

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John Digiorno
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3 years ago

THis is so peverted. boobies are not alowd . here.this is nto a site for rstuff liek this

Thomas Kolev
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What about the anime boobs phase? The best phase.

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Kjorn
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3 years ago

when you're older you're more mature and realise that you don't need that much narcissism in your life

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Mikleo
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3 years ago

Some fish fart to communicate. https://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/20/fish-fart-to-communicate_n_1022665.html

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Terror from Beyond Space
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3 years ago

Believe me, it's really great spaghetti. The best ever. The meatballs are yuge!

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Eyra
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3 years ago

It's the same with writing lol

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Ladies and Gentlemen
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3 years ago

Be thankful, at least you woke up in bed next to same guy!

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bring on the internet warriors
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3 years ago

Everything you say is cupcake??

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BusLady
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3 years ago

This is not working.

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Grumble o'Pug
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3 years ago

Ironic evolutionary twist: an animal who gives birth to eggs yet has large mammary glands for milk production.

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Hans
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3 years ago

Sports is always good, even if you do not loose weight! Gaining muscles first is pretty normal...it is not the number on the scales that counts but how you feel!

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Nini Meow
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3 years ago

The allergies are too real and too bad 😢

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Nini Meow
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3 years ago

To avoid awkward situation 😅

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Hans
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3 years ago

Pro tip: buy 20 pairs of the same socks. It helps. A lot.

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Nini Meow
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3 years ago

And the pain later on 😑

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Monika
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3 years ago

Exactly my reaction in South Korea... :D

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BusLady
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3 years ago

That's what BP is for! Amiright?

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Bored Fox
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3 years ago

I know that the artist of these comics is Polish but this comic reminds me one time when an American transfer student visited our class at school. She told about her and her country. At the end of the class everyone could ask questions. The first question was: 'Do Americans really sleep with their shoes on?". I don't remember what she answered but then we had a long discussion about wearing shoes indoors because in my country (Finland) it is not polite to wear outdoor shoes inside someone's home. :D

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Xena Mariott
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3 years ago

Do not be in the middle of a drink when seeing this one, my laughter made my drink barely miss the keyboard and now my nose stings.

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Lou Blackwood
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3 years ago

What is so cool about the Oktoberfest? I live here and i haven't been to Oktoberfest in years. Its boring. There are to many people. Everywhere is vomit.. idk. I don't like it

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BusLady
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3 years ago

Creepy smiling stranger. She hasn't had her coffee yet. She doesn't even know it's Friday.

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Lina S.
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3 years ago

i don't get it...

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Raluca Neacsu
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3 years ago

I.. dont get it?

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Toni Tangents
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3 years ago

Is it softer than Andrex??

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