...an accomplished artist who grew up in a loving family of makers. One of eleven children, her experience inspires her artwork as she seeks to convey the sublime moments of her joyful childhood. Katherine's strong drawing and quiet style has been called 'realistic cute' - created using traditional mediums such as graphite, charcoal, and watercolors.
Her professional career spans over twenty-five years of illustrating, animating, and teaching. Blackmore’s work has been featured in products for American Greetings, animated films for Disney, and several published picture books. She currently teaches kids in the Creative Core Art Program, which she founded in 2013. She lives in Orlando FL with her husband, Eric, and a tortoise named Walter.
Member: The Society of Children's Book Writers & Illustrators www.scbwi.org
National Art Education Association www.arteducators.org