My latest childlike artwork came to life with the aid of a whiteboard preliminary sketch. From there it was on to the inking and watercolor process.
I'm delighted to announce that a collection of my original illustration art is now for sale. Owning an original ensures a unique connection with the artist.
Being away from home last week didn't stop me from working on new illustration projects. Here's a recap of all that's new and fun at Joana Miranda Studio!
Here's a look at the creation process from pencil rough sketch to finished watercolor for my latest whimsical children's book illustration.
My elf holiday card is spirited, fun, musical and also now available for purchase in my shop at Etsy. Buy one or create a boxed set of 6 cards/envelopes!
My latest children's art entry for the SCBWI Draw This! contest was based on the word "trouble". As you can see, I let my imagination run...
My fun and spirited Girl Playing Violin illustration puts my love for music front and center. Learn more about my children's book art process in this post.
With fall comes shorter days, cooler weather and new opportunities to get out and play. My latest freehand autumn illustration sums up this mood well.
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!
My children's book illustrations start from a word, concept or idea. From there I create a rough pencil draft but try to refer to it merely as a guide...