Meet Iris, the spunkiest bird with the prettiest plumage in all of Mushroomland. This is a Work in Progress.
A collection of some of my doodles, sketches, drawings.
A project commissioned byNickelodeonfor their on-air 2012 Christmas Season branding package
A portrait of the Naturalist John Muir, done in gouache paint on bristol board.
A painting of my son Julian. Gouache paint on acid-free sketchpad.
The graphics package for the documentary feature. Designed atBrian Oakes Studio.
A digital illustration of a Polar Bear and her cubs
A simple illustration highlighting a love of Ramen noodles. Prismacolor pencils on acid-free sketchpad.
An animated short film that answers the question Where do Trees come from?
A graphics package pitch for a yet-to-be-made feature film.
Natella Kataev is a freelance animator/designer/illustrator living in New York.
She makes good art.
She likes mossy spaces, different types of noodles, and all the world's mushrooms.
She has seen almost every film ever made.
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