Category Archives: Inside the Studio

Fall 2020 Mood Board by Joanna Baker

Mood for the Changing Seasons…

Fall 2020 Mood Board by Joanna Baker

With so many things in digital form nowadays, sometimes I forget how wonderful it is to surround myself with inspiration in real life. And with the seasons on the cusp of changing, I thought it would be fun to gather some inspiration in physical form to help get excited for Fall. If you’re craving some beauty for your own home office and want to take an hour or so this weekend to get creative, a mood board is the perfect project!

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An Exciting Adventure!

Joanna Baker Illustration

This year got off to a rough start. I’m still in the process of working through things, but the past couple of weeks I’ve realized that it’s been awhile since I haven’t felt stuck.

Usually when I come up against something difficult in my creative process, I tell myself “you can do this” and just try to figure things out on my own. But I’ve come to learn that sometimes in order to move forward, you can’t keep working with the same information, the same methods, and the same mindset. Sometimes you just have to take a leap of faith and let something else in…

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Dog Illustrations by Joanna Baker

An Anniversary, a New Decade, and New Projects…

The Dog Project - Illustrations by Joanna Baker

Exactly five years ago today, I left my full-time fashion design job to pursue a creative freelance career and start my illustration business. After a wildly busy and stressful holiday season, it’s finally quiet enough around here to reflect and plan for the year ahead. The past couple of months have been really difficult for my family. I’m in a strange place right now and have been trying to be kind to myself and take one day at a time without the pressure of a deadline. But I also feel like starting something new would be helpful and delving into a project would give me something positive to work towards. Making art after all is a wonderfully soothing and healing process.

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Shop Small Holiday Sale - Joanna Baker Illustration

Shop Small Holiday Sale Starts Tuesday!

Shop Small Holiday Sale - Joanna Baker Illustration

The Shop Small Holiday Sale is coming! Be sure to sign up for my mailing list now. I’ll be sending a big heads up email on the first morning of the sale, Tuesday 11/26 at 8:00am EST that you won’t want to miss! And it will include a sneak peek about a very special, first ever Black Friday special coming later in the week.

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Holiday Cut Off Dates for 2019

Holiday Order Cut Off Time for Christmas Delivery

As December approaches, it’s time to start making your list and checking it twice! I want to make sure all of your orders are delivered in time for the holidays. There are two types of items in my online store and Etsy shop and they have different cut off times. Let’s go through all the details so you don’t miss out this season!

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