Shelly Atkinson

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Industry Arts
Occupation Artist/Illustrator
Location Nova Scotia, Atlantic Canada, Canada
Introduction I live in Truro, Nova Scotia with my husband Earle, and our dog izzy. Our son Matthew is away at college. I began painting in 1990. I am self taught. I enjoy experimenting with various styles, colors, textures and techniques. I am forever learning. I have illustrated a children's book entitled, "Good Night Flying Cows", and created my own book of poems and illustrations while going through the healing process of breast cancer. I have worked with many wonderful organizations and companies through licensing of my artwork, and also through commissions: Heifer International,House of Assembly - Nova Scotia,Tim Horton's Children's Foundation,American Humane Organization,Humane Society of Canada, World Society for Protection of Animals, Paws/LA Org.,Unicef - 2005 Campaign, Tree House Animal Foundation,SPCA International
Interests Computers, Web page design, painting, illustration, art, bicycling, running, rug hooking.
Favorite Movies Pretty Woman, Spiderman, Lord of the Rings, Secondhand Lions, Collateral
Favorite Books art books, computer books