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.

Dish Detergent Still Life in Watercolor & Gouache

Dish Detergent Still Life in Watercolor & Gouache

This dish detergent-inspired still life was painted using Winsor & Newton watercolors on a 10” x 14”, 140 lb, cold press Arches watercolor paper. Small accents were later added using digital gouache via Adobe Photoshop.

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November 12, 2019

Dish detergent still life in traditional watercolor and digital gouache by visual artist Mayra Ruiz-McPherson