Joana carries a sketchbook with her wherever she goes. Her urban illustrations show a love and sensitivity for architectural detail. Not content with mere rapportage though, she injects human elements and storytelling into every urban sketch she creates.

Urban illustration of decommissioned Upper West Side church by Joana Miranda
Ink and watercolor urban illustration of Beaux Arts building on the Upper West Side by Joana Miranda
Ink and watercolor urban illustration of ice-cream cart seller by Joana Miranda
Photo of Moleskine sketchbook with urban illustration of 285 Central Park West by Joana Miranda
Moleskine sketchbook urban illustration of 285 Central Park West by Joana Miranda