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Bird Brain and Other Doodles

Funny bird character art by Joana Miranda

My Bird Brain and Other Doodles from this Moleskine notebook spread represent a refining and simplification of my illustration technique.

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Unlearning to Draw

Ink drawing of four musicians by Joana Miranda

Unlearning to draw is harder than it seems. It requires silencing your inner critic and also thinking way out of the (crayon?) box.

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Art and Imagination – A Machined Approach?

Art and Imagination Drawing Machine illustration detail

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!)

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Watercolor Cat Art by Joana Miranda Studio

Watercolor cat art by Joana Miranda

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!

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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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