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Moleskine Sketchbooks: Classic vs Art

Humorous colored pencil Cleaning Bug illustration by Joana Miranda

Moleskine Sketchbooks: Classic vs Art. As I learned, there is a significant difference. And here's how I plan to use each of them for my illustrations.

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Sketchbook Inspiration for Lock Down Days

Funny mouse doing yoga cartoon sketch by Joana Miranda

My sketchbook inspiration for lock down days comes from the folks I see passing by. But there are many other things you can consider sketching as well!

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How to Come Up with Cartoon Gags

Funny music audition cartoon - Blind Audition, by Joana Miranda

In this post you'll learn how to come up with cartoon gags. My method is part brain storm, part intuition and a large part trust (with some Zzzs thrown in!)

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Field Sketching #2 – How I Cartoon People

Barnes and Noble bookstore proved to be a great place for people watching and my field sketching #2 cartooning practice. Take a look at what emerged...

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Inktober 2019 Final Illustration!

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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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Cartoon Drawing Videos from Joana Miranda Studio

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Here are two more cartoon drawing videos showcasing the wonderful line variety I can achieve using my Sailor Fude Nib Fountain Pen. Enjoy!

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