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Hi! :)

My name is Lynn. I have been drawing and painting since I was little. I always knew I wanted to be an artist when I grew up (I feel pretty blessed to know what I wanted to do so early!). I went to college at the Cleveland Institute of Art, graduated and now I get to illustrate and create art for a living and for fun. By day, I am a mild-mannered greeting card illustrator. By night, I am a fledgling children’s book illustrator. I’ve done watercolor painting, collage, stitchery, and even photography. Then I learned to use the computer and never looked back! 

Now I combine disciplines and use my traditional techniques in my digital art. I love the flexibility of the computer and human touch aspect of traditional media.

I dabble in all kinds of illustration and subject matters, but I particularly LOVE anything and everything related to storybooks and storytelling. 

 

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When I’m not making art, you will probably find me sewing, shopping gift shops and bookstores, rollerskating, reading, and even baking and cooking (I’m fascinated with the whole farm-to-table movement).  

My dream project is a children’s book with a bunny who bakes and saves the day, a suite of products for Crate&Kids and The Ike and Pippa Show, and a calendar for Anthropologie. :)

I live in Northeastern Ohio with my husband Mel, my Mom Anna (who is also an artist) and my 2 superhero kitties, Harry and Charlie-girl.

 

Clients list:

    American Greetings

    Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers

    Trillium Publishing