Meet the Artist! (she says hi!)
Érika is a workaholic Mexican cat-lady, visual storyteller and coffee vacuum. She majored on Animation and Digital Art at Tec de Monterrey CEM, in her homeland México City. Her super powers include traditional and digital techniques, calligraphy, stop-motion puppet construction.
She began her drawing career at the age of two, when she took her first drawing lesson with her mother. The lesson focused on elaborating a master study of Garfield’s anatomy. Érika quickly stand out when she corrected her instructor while studying the subject’s basic shapes. Garfield does not have pointy ears.
Érika is currently a comic artist for Corteza Editorial and a freelance illustrator. Moreover she is proudly a member of the Support Team for the Oatley Academy of Visual Storytelling. Her experience include 6 years making props, scenery & FX make up for her college theater’s art department; leading the animation department and running around on set as a 2nd AD for Demonoid (1971); children instructor among other peculiar things.
While not working (rare situation), she invests her time on outdoor adventures, Formula 1, horse back riding, biking, swimming, playing Zelda or hugging Maximiliano de Catsburgo (her cat).
All images copyright ® Erika Casab