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Whimsical illustrations by Joana Miranda Studio

Original Illustration Art

Blustery - Original illustration art for sale at Joana Miranda Studio

I'm delighted to announce that a collection of my original illustration art is now for sale. Owning an original ensures a unique connection with the artist.

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Inktober 2019 Final Illustration!

inktober-2019-final-illustration-cartoon-of-the-artist-by-Joana-Miranda

I enjoyed the Inktober art challenge so much that I even created a How To free-hand ink drawing video for my Inktober 2019 final illustration. Enjoy!

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New Illustration Projects

New illustration project - The Thank You Happy Dance for Joana Miranda Studio ecard launch

Being away from home last week didn't stop me from working on new illustration projects. Here's a recap of all that's new and fun at Joana Miranda Studio!

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New Whimsical Children’s Book Art

Whimsical ink and watercolor children's book illustration by Joana Miranda

Here's a look at the creation process from pencil rough sketch to finished watercolor for my latest whimsical children's book illustration.

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Funny Dino Art by Joana Miranda Studio

Funny Dino Art by Joana Miranda Studio at Etsy

This funny dino art was inspired by one of the Inktober 2019 prompts. I might have also hit on the REAL reason why dinosaurs became extinct...

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My Favorite Fountain Pens for Drawing

Inktober Illustration created with my favorite fountain pens for drawing - Duke 209 and the Sailor Fude Nib Fountain Pens

Currently my favorite fountain pens for drawing are both Fude nib fountain pens. You can see them both in action in these fun video drawings.

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Autumn Illustration

Autumn Illustration - Children's Book Art by Joana Miranda

With fall comes shorter days, cooler weather and new opportunities to get out and play. My latest freehand autumn illustration sums up this mood well.

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Watercolor Cat Art by Joana Miranda Studio

Watercolor cat art by Joana Miranda

My mom's Siamese cat is the inspiration behind my latest watercolor cat art. And my new Daniel Smith transparent watercolor paints helped bring it to life!

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Children’s Book Illustrations – My SCBWI Draw This! August Entry

My children's book illustrations start from a word, concept or idea. From there I create a rough pencil draft but try to refer to it merely as a guide...

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