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About Mariana

I started drawing again in December 2006 after a 20+ year hiatus. I am now obsessed by it and drawing daily, hoping to one day illustrate childrens books.
Mariana's Blog: Bit by Bit - Recent Posts
8/11/2016Pomegranates Pop Pattern
    Very last-minute pattern to submit to my online Make It In Design Summer School! I took a tracing of one of the pomegranates in my sketchbook, scanned it in, cleaned it up, and used a few colours from their palette to quickly create... Read the rest of this post
8/4/2016Pomegranates Art ... and Going With The Flow
    I've experienced a bit of a 'creative pause' recently ... read more HERE if you like. It seems to finally be over, and the upside of it is that I had a lot of time to look back over this last year and ponder over the amazing lessons... Read the rest of this post
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Comment by Trauma Fontaine Newell on 11/7/2010 at 7:32 AM:
Hi Mariana, I will keep you posted about my book. Thanks! I hope the info can help you.
Comment by Timothy Schenk on 6/11/2009 at 1:56 AM:
Your work is really wonderful.
Comment by Chuck Groth on 3/20/2009 at 5:31 PM:
nice work, esp. "relaxed cat" and "small pleasures."
Comment by suvidha mistry on 3/20/2009 at 8:45 AM:
HI Marina...loved your Oooooop's ...
Comment by Sherry Rogers on 3/20/2009 at 2:00 AM:
Thanks so much for the congrats Mariana
Comment by JR Poulter on 10/16/2008 at 8:18 PM:
I love 'oops!' you obviously have a great sense of humour - also love "hide" - did a similar picture myself some time back to accompany a poem about a street kid. Is there a story to hide that you are working on?
Comment by Zarifi Haidar Marin on 7/16/2008 at 5:57 PM:
Hi Mariana! I loved visiting your gallery...your work is so lovely ans delicate, "Sunflower bird" and "hiding" are two of my favorites...awesome compositions!
Comment by Lilly Fluger on 4/12/2008 at 5:45 AM:
Hi! Mariana, that is so nice of you! Loumarin?! Wow. We drove through there so many times...I'll have to look thru my journals. I love imagining you there! I wish I could show you all my secret chanterelle discovery places. I had a magical champagne birthday picnic-treasure hunt atop the fouss... more
Comment by Lilly Fluger on 2/27/2008 at 3:56 AM:
Thank you for your kind note in your hectic time of adjustment in Aix. Now whenever I see your beautiful art or blog, I remember France & the Cours Mirabeau all lit up on Christmas Eve. It was breathtaking. I remember the art store in Aix. And the English bookstore. Have you been to Aldi? (A great ... more
Comment by MJ Brown on 2/25/2008 at 11:24 AM:
Hello Mariana, your drawings are really good, and I really like "Hiding"... beautiful and emotional. MJ
Comment by Lilly Fluger on 1/7/2008 at 9:53 PM:
Hi wishing you a GREAT 2008!
I love your Lily of the Valley and Bunny in Hat! (and that comes from a Lilly that grew up in the "Valley" obsessed with bunnies) I am sorry about Mozart! I'm so excited about your move. I lived/camped in Provence (Aix en Provence, Rognes) for 3 years and wandered ... more
Comment by Mariana Musa on 7/20/2007 at 4:54 AM:
Thank you everyone for the lovely comments!
Comment by Tracy Grand on 6/20/2007 at 1:31 PM:
I am very moved by your drawings, especially "Hiding". You are so talented and it is wonderful to have you as part of the JacketFlap community.
Best, Tracy
Comment by Andrea Hazard on 6/11/2007 at 8:10 AM:
Thanks! I like your illustrations too, especially the flying elephants.
Comment by Abi C on 6/8/2007 at 10:49 AM:
Hi Mariana! I really like your flying elephants!
Comment by Anette Heiberg on 6/8/2007 at 7:26 AM:
Your work is beautiful. I love the sunflower bird!
Comment by Todd-Michael St. Pierre on 6/5/2007 at 4:45 PM:
Hi Mariana! Great stuff! Happy JacketFlapping!

Comment by vern mercado on 5/28/2007 at 1:19 PM:
nice feminine touch to everything. you seem to be a very sensitive person. thanks.
Comment by Michelle Lana on 5/27/2007 at 7:42 AM:
HI Mariana..I love your work...thank you for inviting me and always a pleasure seeing your beautiful work! Take care!
Comment by Mariana Musa on 5/26/2007 at 8:25 AM:
Thank you Rafael! I really like your clear, cute illustrations!
Comment by Rafael Santiago on 5/26/2007 at 8:12 AM:
Your illustrations are beautiful. My favorite in your picture gallery is "Green Sneaker"
Comment by Mariana Musa on 5/26/2007 at 7:23 AM:
I thought so! Great to see them in 'real' life, they look almost as good as their drawings ... and at least in this photo you ARE out :)
Comment by andrea joseph on 5/26/2007 at 7:19 AM:
Yes, you know the jacket! And the bag...and possibly the scarf?! I should get out more.

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