In spite of a hectic fall, I haven't stopped creating. So I'm delighted to share what's new at Joana Miranda Studio.
Thanks to a drawing course on Domestika, I've been taking a looser approach to the new art and illustrations I've created of late.
These days I'm using sketchbook scribbles to further my illustration technique - namely, to loosen it up more! Here's my latest...
Like the illustrators in my favorite childhood books, I aim to create art for children of all ages. Relatable characters + humor is my goal!
The beauty of cartoon mishaps is being able to identify with and laugh at characters without worrying about hurting their feelings.
I've been relying on my draw me a poem process for my most recent sketchbook illustrations. The process is revolutionary and here's why.
I've turned my attention recently to creating art well versed - or, more simply said - light verse paired with my witty illustrations.
After a weekend away, here's me back at it - humorous illustrations and all! Because travel and new experiences work wonders for generating new ideas.
Here are my field-tested tips for how to overcome blank page anxiety. Plus, I've included a shading and coloring demo video for you to enjoy!
Creating a detailed drawing takes more thought, planning, and, yes, pushing through your discomfort zone. But the end result is worth it!