"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!
Here are 5 ways to recharge your creativity - an easy enough list to do that just requires some "rinse and repeating" for success.
I spend a lot of my time illustrating; but sometimes I switch into my cartoonist at work mode. Here's a sneak peek into my process...
Sticking with limited color palettes doesn't have to be boring. Furthermore, limited colors can tie together and simplify a busy illustration.
Creating simple perspective for cartoon illustrations is fun. Plus, your characters will be grateful to have an environment to inhabit, too!
My Bird Brain and Other Doodles from this Moleskine notebook spread represent a refining and simplification of my illustration technique.
My husband was the inspiration for my latest humorous character design series. I drew these freehand in ink in my Moleskine notebook.
Unlearning to draw is harder than it seems. It requires silencing your inner critic and also thinking way out of the (crayon?) box.
Here's my quick tip for how to clean your art erasers. Find my Art Bag - Time Saving Art Tips and Tricks videos twice per week on my channel at Youtube.
Here's a closer look at the June-July 2020 philosophy now cartoon from Joana Miranda Studio as well as a description of the cartoonist's process.