Tagged whimsical art

5 Ways to Recharge Your Creativity

Out in the Park (detail from Moleskine illustration by Joana Miranda

Here are 5 ways to recharge your creativity - an easy enough list to do that just requires some "rinse and repeating" for success.

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Limited Color Palettes

PoodleOohs illustration detail

Sticking with limited color palettes doesn't have to be boring. Furthermore, limited colors can tie together and simplify a busy illustration.

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Freehand Drawn Art: A Windy Day

Windy Day freehand drawn illustration by Joana Miranda

My freehand drawn art is a form of meditation - a chance to practice being in the moment and setting aside my inner critic. Here's the result:

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Doodles From My Sketchbook

Yo Yo Mouse illustration by Joana Miranda

These doodles from my sketchbook are part self portraits and part exercises in unlearning to draw. Needless to say, simplifying is key.

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New Doodle Art Prints

Ink and watercolor free-hand doodle detail from Good News illustration by Joana Miranda

My new doodle art prints are a direct result of being forced to stay home and not travel. Who knew mental travel could be so exhilarating and fun?

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Moleskine Sketchbooks: Classic vs Art

Humorous colored pencil Cleaning Bug illustration by Joana Miranda

Moleskine Sketchbooks: Classic vs Art. As I learned, there is a significant difference. And here's how I plan to use each of them for my illustrations.

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