It's been an exciting week at Joana Miranda Studio and I'm delighted to share the good news with my fans and followers.
"State of the art" character illustrations have been my focus of late. Each character was inspired by a state I love and know well. Enjoy!
My Bird Brain and Other Doodles from this Moleskine notebook spread represent a refining and simplification of my illustration technique.
Unlearning to draw is harder than it seems. It requires silencing your inner critic and also thinking way out of the (crayon?) box.
Art and imagination should go hand in hand. But sometimes the process of unlocking imagination takes a bit of coaxing (and a lot of practice!)
My mom's Siamese cat is the inspiration behind my latest watercolor cat art. And my new Daniel Smith transparent watercolor paints helped bring it to life!
Being on the road a lot this summer hasn't cramped my creative style. In fact, I've found lots of inspiration for these cartoon snapshots and sketches!
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.
Life's a bowl of cherries as long as you can digest them! For your amusement, here are three cartoons to tell the story...
This funny short cartoon video features yet another of my cartoon paper dolls - this time playing the saxophone. It's a little nutty, and a whole lotta fun!