I may have gone with a traditional cat/mouse theme for my SCBWI|Draw This illustration challenge submission; however, the sentiment is far from catty!
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!
Here's a look at the creation process from pencil rough sketch to finished watercolor for my latest whimsical children's book illustration.
My latest children's art entry for the SCBWI Draw This! contest was based on the word "trouble". As you can see, I let my imagination run...
My fun and spirited Girl Playing Violin illustration puts my love for music front and center. Learn more about my children's book art process in this post.
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.
Freehand illustration is one of the best ways to study the art of imperfection. My latest dip pen and India ink illustrations are charmingly imperfect.
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...