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Whimsical illustrations by Joana Miranda Studio

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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How to Overcome Performance Anxiety (Practical Advice with a Dose of Woo-Woo?)

My top ten practical and not-so-woo-woo tips for how to overcome performance anxiety come from over 20 years of professional performance experience.

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Healthy Eating: An Artful Approach

Healthy eating is a lot easier when you can pick ingredients straight from your own back yard. Here's what I made with our fresh-picked blueberries today...

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