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.

Background Art Designed for a Book’s Back Cover

Background Art Designed for a Book’s Back Cover

Handcrafted, flower-themed background art — designed for the back cover of a book — using acrylic paints, ink washes, and fine art marker. Created on 140 lb, 9″ x 12″ cold pressed watercolor paper.

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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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August 9, 2019

Back cover design for book created by Visual Artist Mayra Ruiz-McPherson
Mixed media background using ink washes and art markers for background element for a book cover by visual artist Mayra Ruiz-McPherson