Nancy McKinney illustrates the appropriately named "Whimsical Wishes" collection for Taylored Expressions filled with fun images in her distinct style. She is an amazingly self-taught artist who returned to graphic design after a career in teaching. Nancy lives in Ontario, Canada with her husband and three kids and you can read more about her and find her beautiful work on her blog; Card Worthy.
Jessie Oleson, creator and illustrator of Cuppie, lives in Seattle, Washington where you'll find her seeking sweetness in everyday life. She enjoys baking, drawing, and painting and also recently opened a retail store, the CakeSpy shop. If you're searching for Jessie, search no further than her popular blog, CakeSpy.com, her online Dessert Detective Agency where she conducts interviews, baking experiments, and shares awesome products for lovers of baked goods.
Doug Applegate, the illustrator of our Apple Doodle Ink collection, is a local artist in the Des Moines area. He has painted several amazing murals throughout the town (including two in my own home!) in his signature edgy cartoon style.
Emily Burger, illustrator of the Embracing Grace collection, began illustrating for Taylored Expressions in November 2011. Her first stamp set Love Grows Here has been an amazing success and she continues to amaze us with her cute and simple style. Emily also creates in many other forms like art prints, custom fabric, murals and more!
And last....me! I began illustrating the *te* collection of images in May 2010. I've never considered myself a "pen and paper" artist, but the computer has given me the opportunity to explore the possibilities of graphic design and I've enjoyed every minute of it!
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