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Maya's FAQs

Where did you go to school? 

I am a 2023 graduate of the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA)!


Can you illustrate my self published book?

I am no longer able to work with any self published authors. I can only work on traditionally published books. For all serious literary inquiries, please contact my agent, Lori Steel.

Do you take commissions?

Sometimes! If you have an idea for an illustration that you think would look great in  my style, go ahead and shoot me a message.

Can you draw me something for free or for exposure?


How long have you been drawing "Diary Doodles"

Since 2019. It started off as just a casual assignment for a class, and then grew to what it is today.  

Do you read webcomics? What are some of your favorites?

Yes! I have many favorites. What's Up Beanie, My Giant Nerd Boyfriend, To the Stars and Back, It's On, Snail Diaries, and Four Leaf. (Just to name a few) 

What are some of your favorite graphic novels?

Smile, Where Stars Are Scattered, Roller Girl, Akissi Tales of Mischief, Babysitters Club, Freestyle, and Click. 

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