ABOUT DEBORAH JOHNSON

  • Deb
    Johnson is a self-taught illustrator, writer and designer. Illustrating and designing for the children’s market has been her passion for more
    than 25 years.

    Her illustration process starts with a sketch and is finished digitally using Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. In addition to illustrating and writing, Deb is also a creative designer for print and web media.

    For
    creative refueling, you can find Deb cycling, walking, hiking,
    crocheting, knitting, sewing…to name a few. She also enjoys volunteer
    work.

    She is active and involved member of the SCBWI – Carolinas Region, currently serving as the
    Illustrator Coordinator.
     

    Deb is represented by the Maggie Byer Sprinzeles Agency • www.maggiebyersprinzeles.com

    She resides in the lovely area of Danville, Virginia, with her
    husband; Lexi, the dog and Josie, her fat (fluffy) cat.  Deb looks
    forward to her frequent trips to Northern Virginia to see her family.

ARTIST STATEMENT

  • I have been drawing, writing and creating since I can remember.  Illustrating and creating for children is my heart’s passion. There will always be stories to tell, pages to illustrate…and children, old and young alike, to enjoy them!

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