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Val Lawton

Teaches in Victoria, BC.

When artist-illustrator Val Lawton was a kid, her favourite books were the ones with the simple scratchy drawings, like Winnie The Pooh, or The Twits. Since then, she has gone on to illustrate over 30 children’s picture books for such clients as the Canadian Football League and the National Hockey League. In addition to being a best-selling, award-winning children’s book illustrator, Val loves being in nature and creating art with kids.

Sue Macartney

Teaches in Victoria, BC.

Sue Macartney is a children’s book author-illustrator, with a professional background in graphic design and art education. She is passionate about the environment and has been exploring nature on Canada’s west coast and around the world since she was a small child.

Student Gallery

Winter 2020