Maria Castaneda - Illustrator in Tokyo

Maria Castaneda

I'm an illustrator in Tokyo, Japan

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About me

I am a self-taught artist who is seeking to perfect my art. I have been drawing since I was a child and has loved anything artistic or creative. My goal is to become a prolific botanical artist and fantasy illustrator.

My main medium is watercolor and colored pencils and prefer traditional media to digital media. I also work with other media such as, charcoal, graphic markers, gouache and inks.

My Creations

  1. Time is Difficult

    15 August

    A piece that took me over a week. This is done in pen and ink (even the background is KWZ ink) and was hand drawn. The concept is of time and the gears that go around it. I have always been fascinated with clocks and steampunk so this was really... continue reading (0, 1 image)

  2. I made these two fanart of Howls moving castle on Arches paper and Handmade watercolor paper. I think these were both around 2015-2016. I love all the details of the moving castle and LOVE the book and movie. Absolutely one of my favorite things. Watercolor and inks.