MRM Illustration by visual artist Mayra Ruiz-McPherson

Creative Strategist, Visual Artist, and Illustrator Mayra Ruiz-McPherson brings 25 years of seasoned, hybrid design experience to creative projects.

In between freelance, art licensing, and publishing projects, Mayra’s working toward completing her MFA in Illustration with the Academy of Art University.

Mayra also holds a second masters in Media Psychology and is founder of her own practice, ruiz mcpherson | media.

Character Development for Multiple Youth Audiences

Character Development for Multiple Youth Audiences

This female character has been tailored to accommodate graphic novel, young adult fiction, or children’s book illustration formats. Each variation was digitally drawn using Adobe Photoshop.

Would you like to request character development support for your brand, book or publication? Please contact me at

All images are copyrighted © by Mayra Ruiz-McPherson. The use of this and any image from this site is prohibited unless prior written permission from the artist is obtained.

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Children's Book, Illustration


June 12, 2019