Here's a look at the creation process from pencil rough sketch to finished watercolor for my latest whimsical children's book illustration.
Tagged Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators
Children’s Book Illustrations – My SCBWI Draw This! August Entry
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...
Cartoon Watercolor Painting: Experimenting with New Mediums
Watercolor and cartoons might not seem like likely partners. Yet I'm determined to unlock the magic of cartoon watercolor painting for myself and my fans...
Children’s Illustration by Joana Miranda
My newest children's illustration shows that a little imagination is all that's needed to create an audience of adoring fans. Grab your seat and prepare to be entertained!
Cartoon Drawing Laughing Man
Cartoon drawing and illustrating is my specialty. In this post, I demo my process with a short hyperlapse drawing video along with the finished drawing.
What’s New at Joana Miranda Studio
An illustration business is not born overnight, nor does success come quickly. But here's what I've found to be truly helpful along the way...
New Illustration – Mud Season is Upon Us
My latest illustration was created with mud season in mind. It also happened to be created for the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators Draw This! contest.
The Importance of Ritual
"You don't have to floss all your teeth. Just the ones you want to keep." (Cartoon wisdom from Joana Miranda Studio)
Back to School?
My entry for the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators Draw This! Back to School word prompt draws in part from one of my own childhood mishaps.