Cathy has been an artist since she could lift a crayon. For as far back as she can remember, Cathy loved working with her hands on all types of arts and crafts. With a huge imagination, Cathy was constantly creating things, whether it was with crayons, markers, clay, paints, construction paper or finding herself knee deep in the mud whipping together a muddy masterpiece. Art was her favorite subject in school, so it was only natural that Cathy would follow her calling by going to college to train in different fine art courses. After exploring many of the artistic mediums, Cathy became interested in digital design. Cathy spent 18 years working in the print and web design field but the call of illustration was too strong. Today Cathy’s passion is hand drawing in color pencil and needle felting wool and is currently exploring digital illustration using a Wacom Intuos Pro tablet.
Cathy earned a BA in Fine Art at Towson University near Baltimore, Maryland. She took children's book illustration courses at the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore, Maryland.
Cathy’s needle felt company site: WoollyDoodles.com
As a child, Jason made silly pictures that his parents put on the fridge and now he loves to illustrate as a full time career. He always had a love for movies and cartoons. In fact, he would wake his Dad early on Saturday morning so they could watch the cartoons together. Jason's love of cartoons and movies lead him to study animation at Sheridan College in Oakville, Ontario. After that he self taught himself the Adobe design software and took his artistic skills to the next level as a graphic designer.
With a background in both animation and graphic design, Jason has worked with large telecommunications companies such as BlackBerry and Rogers Communications and entertainment studios such as Teletoon and Disney Television. Jason’s experience has made his designs unique, playful and approachable. He’s learned to bend the rules without breaking them; giving him the ability to put a unique spin on any design work he does. Jason is a storyteller and loves to find the story in all his work. He always looks for the best way to tell a visual story to show what he sees - whether with a pencil, a computer or a camera.
Jason’s art company site: SinkMeat.com