My name is Nana, I live and work in Domžale and my hobby is to draw cartoon portraits in digital technology.
I learned to draw caricatures at the world-renowned cartoonist Jason Seiler (USA) and obtained a certificate of successful completion of my education. Of course, I am constantly upgrading my skills through online courses with other masters of digital education and painting, such as Stephen Silver and Bobby Chiu.
I draw and have fun …
Once with Yugoslavia to a silver medal in basketball, today a cartoonist
Nana is said to be successful with just about anything she does. She used to play great basketball at Olympia and Domzale, even a member of the national team, which won the silver medal in 1978 at the European Championships in Poland, after a competitive career she was a basketball coach for ten years, then a successful entrepreneur, and now attention the public is drawn to her caricatures.
Although she has several exhibitions behind her, and her caricatures have already graced the covers of magazines, she started drawing only a few years ago. “As a kid, I had dreamed of becoming a painter some day, but life has moved me in completely different directions. It wasn’t until years later when I retired that I started to realize my dream.”
She likes to portray celebrities, film actors, athletes, children and animals. She was often urged by her acquaintances to draw one of the politicians, and so she began to draw them. “I first look at the face of the person I am going to draw with the caricature, and what strikes me first, what is characteristic of his face, I emphasize even more.”
He swears on computer imaging. “I have a myriad of possibilities in this technique, for example, I can enlarge an image, quite in detail, I can choose from innumerable colors, innumerable tools …”
He draws the basic sketch in a simple program and then transfers it to a more complex one, where he assigns a cartoon. “I would also like to learn animation. Caricatures can also come to life, sing, move.”
Nana still has a lot of plans and will surely make many happen.