Katherine Kirkland is a freelance illustrator who specializes in children's and greeting card illustration. She grew up in California, moving to the UK when she was eleven. Katherine did a degree in 3D design at Middlesex University where she specialized in metalwork. Then, taking up her pencil, she taught herself to be an illustrator. Katherine is driven by her passion for perfection. She says she is always looking for that magical feeling that the image is working on all levels.