August 2015 Calendar

How is it August already?! July passed by so fast that I almost didn’t finnish the wallpaper on time. :P

These two love birds, for those who didn’t recognize, are Phillip and Aurora, from Sleeping Beauty. Yes, I like drawing Disney characters a lot, what can I do?


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To open in high resolution just click the images.

July 2015 Calendar

We’re back to our usual schedule with a very pinky and flowery wallpaper. :lol: This month I made a little fairy who lives in a terrarium, but don’t worry, she gets out sometimes.



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Click the images to open in a bigger size. This time I made it bigger and with a proportion that can work in any device. Tell me if you like the new size!

Potato chips

A receita de hoje é mais uma feita para preguiçosos como eu. :lol: É super rápida e fica uma delícia!


Você também pode usar batata doce, mas precisa descascar antes (ela tem a casca um pouco mais dura).

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Illustrated look: Ju Romano

Every time I see a picture of this girl I feel like drawing her! She’s pretty and charismatic and has a blog about plus size fashion (in portuguese): Entre Topetes e Vinis.


The look I drew was this one and was made with pencil and watercolors in the Montval paper.

Who else would you like to see in this category?


June 2015 Calendar

Many people ask me to make less girly calendars. I swear I try, but almost every time I draw a boy he looks like a girl, lol! :lol:

This wasn’t the case with this Petit Prince (I think), so I made him into a wallpaper to change things a little bit.


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I re-read the book to make this illustrations, so I wouldn’t make anything wrong, and it’s very worth it, I recommend it to everyone. :)

My favorite teas

Those who live with me know I’m a crazy tea girl, specially now that the days are getting colder, but I also like cold teas. Now I’m going to tell you which ones are my favorites and how I drink them.



It’s the only tea I can drink without sugar, and I’m an human-ant! It’s usually served in japanese restaurants and it helps with digestion, so I usually eat it when I eat a lot. :lol: It’s better when served hot.

Lemon & ginger


It’s a good tea to drink when you’ve got a cold and it’s also very tasty. I like to drink it hot and with sugar.

Masala Chai


This is an indian tea, I tasted it at Starbucks and fell in love. I don’t recommend drinking it hot, but it’s wonderful when cold, and even more wonderful with milk! :D



This is the more basic one, it’s easy to find and to make and can be served hot or cold, it’s very good either way. It’s also good for your bones and keeps you awake.
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Banana ice cream

Eu já tinha publicado uma receita de sorvete de banana, mas algumas pessoas reclamaram que ela não deu certo, então fiz vários testes e cheguei à essa receita que é mais fácil e também muito mais gostosa!


O açúcar é opcional, e se você tiver um processador de alimentos você nem precisa do leite, só a banana congelada já vira um ótimo sorvete!

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May 2015 Calendar

I couldn’t miss the oportunity to make an autumn themed illustration, right? It’s autumn in Brazil, and if you read this blog for long enough you know it’s my favorite season. :mrgreen:



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If you like this illustration, you can buy stuff with it at my Society6 shop. :)


I hope you like it and have a wonderful month!

Go outside!

Did you ever get scolded ’cause you never left your room? :lol:


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I get in a bad mood when...

This post is part of the tag #52semanas. For those who don’t know it’s a game where you answer one question each week with a list of 5 itens. To know more, click here.
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Calendário de Abril de 2015

I made a simpler drawing for this month’s calendar, but don’t think it was easy! Roses are very hard to paint because of the layers, but they are so pretty it’s worth it.


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May April be a simple and pretty month too. :)


Ilustra Day • An animation that changed me

It’s been a while I wanted to participate of Ilustraday, a really cool project for everyone that likes to draw. Every month there’s a different theme that everyone posts on day 15.

I didn’t finish in time, but anyway, here’s my Sailor Moon. Everyone that follows me knows how much I love it and how much it influenced my work. I never get tired of drawing Sailor Moons. :mrgreen:


If you like this drawing you can buy products with it at Society6. :)

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Fall 2015 Ready-to-Wear

I got tired of drawing red carpet dresses and did some clothes from the Fall 2015 collections. There’s a lot of nice stuff (and crazy stuff too :lol: ). If you want to see the original pictures you can go to, it’s a great site for this kind of reference.


There’s a lot of pictures there, but I got the ones that I wanted to draw and published the ones that looked ok. :lol:

These drawings were made on my sketchbook, which does not has a watercolor paper, so the painting is a little strange.

Which outfit do you like the most?


March 2015 Calendar

This month’s calendar has two characters from a game that I love and hate at the same time: League of Legends! It’s super fun and beautiful game, but it shows the worst in each one… If you play it you’ll understand. :lol:

The cuties in this wallpaper are Lulu and Jinx. :mrgreen: I wanted to draw other characters, but there was no time… I intend to draw some more very soon.


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In the last few weeks I’ve been in a drawing crisis. I liked the sketchs, but didn’t like the final piece, it didn’t matter if it was watercolors, markers, digital, color pencils, I always felt like there was something missing. One day I came across this post about digital watercolors and decided to try it out. It ended up being super fun and I got my excitement! I guess all I needed was to try something new. :)

What do you think about digital watercolors? Would you like to see more drawings in this style?


Parmesan Cheese Muffins

Já ouvi várias pessoas dizendo que a melhor coisa da Starbucks é o muffin de parmesão, então antes mesmo de provar procurei uma receita parecida na internet e achei essa aqui da Gordelícias. E não é que fica maravilhoso mesmo? :mrgreen: Depois fui na Starbucks pra comprovar, e é mesmo muito parecido! Aí vai a receita:


PS: Na primeira vez que fiz essa receita eu tinha esquecido de comprar ovos, então testei uma dica que vi na internet: trocar ovo por semente de chia! :o Você coloca 1 colher de sopa de chia e 3 de água, deixa descansando por meia hora e… pronto, você tem uma gosma parecida com ovo que pode usar na sua receita. Na minha deu super certo! :D

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