From Joana Miranda Studio

Creating art puts me into my happy place and sharing it is the icing on the cake!

Freehand Illustration – The Art of Imperfection

Freehand illustration cat and mouse wars by Joana Miranda

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.

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Longest Birthday Card Exchange? The Eco-Card at Its Best

Little Chef Birthday Card by Joana Miranda - a great choice for the next longest birthday card exchange!

My latest birthday card features a timeless illustration, eco-paper and a blank interior...all great choices for the next longest birthday card exchange.

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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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Cartoon Journal Highlights from Joana Miranda Studio

I'm having a ball using my watercolor sketchbook as a cartoon journal of sorts. Here are a few illustrated highlights from the past few days.

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Cartoon Short Story: Marriage Humor

Sometimes pictures tell a thousand words. In this cartoon short story - scenes from a marriage - the cartoon drawings actually tell a thousand sounds!

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Cartoon Watercolor Painting: Experimenting with New Mediums

Watercolor and cartoons might not seem like likely partners. Yet I'm determined to unlock the magic of cartoon watercolor painting for myself and my fans...

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