Mirmade is the design and illustration portfolio of Miranda Singler, a Sacramento-based designer who listens, collaborates, and supports solid visual storytelling.

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Random ruminating writings

1 Oct

Whew! That’s all I can say right now. Tomorrow I’ll be launching Sleeping Volcano, a web comic that’s been brewing for about three years now. I still have a lot of plot and overall story to figure out, but as[…]

6 Aug

Sleeping Volcano is a webcomic in the works. It’s inspired by adventures in Champaign, Illinois, skydiving stories from my Dad, and growing up on a farm 🙂 These are a few sketches of some of the characters. I’m also super[…]

1 Apr

“He who asks is a fool for five minutes, he who remains silent is a fool forever…” – Old Chinese proverb That quote was on the wall of my Mom’s art classroom when she taught high school students. When I’d go to[…]

23 Oct

About a year ago, a friend posted on Facebook (like you do)…”Hey! Who wants to go to Iceland?” A year later and with the power of the internet, seven brave wanderers met up in Reykavik, Iceland, to embark on an[…]

5 Oct

One of my favorite things about living in Sacramento is the tight-knit artist community. There are many weekly and monthly events centered around gathering artists together to draw, learn from each other, and to swap stories and techniques. During my[…]

17 Sep

I recently returned from a mesmerizing trip to Iceland (if you ever get a chance to go there, do go!) We began in Reykjavik, and traveled for 10 days by van. During our drive across the land of fire and[…]

25 May

This post is a shout-out to Jason McCreary for his excellent tutorial on configuring Apache Virtual Hosts on Mac OS X Yosemite. Installing Apache, PHP, and MySQL on Mac OS X Yosemite Configuring Apache Virtual Hosts on Mac OS X[…]

6 Apr

In the fall of 2011, I found new inspiration and motivation in the timeless sketches and ideas of Jim Henson in Jim Henson’s Fantastic World at the Peoria Riverfront Museum. At the time of visiting the Fantastic World exhibit, I was a young[…]

27 Dec

In May 0f 2010, I graduated with my Bachelors of Fine Arts in Graphic Design, and like most recent college graduates, had no idea what I was going to do with my life. I was fortunate enough to keep my student[…]

12 Oct

This post is a flashback to a trip to the Nuclear Science Museum in Albuquerque, New Mexico, during my 2013 roadtrip from Illinois to California. The day began in Albuquerque, New Mexico, by waking up at 7 in the morning[…]


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