Ellen Paquette received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Art and has extensive experience in spot illustration, theatrical poster design and illustration, scenic design and costume design, including work for the Virginia Opera, Act II Productions (Keene, NH), Warren Players and the Struthers Library Theatre (Warren, PA). Her skill as a painter in both oil and acrylics has been especially showcased in portraiture and interior decorative and trompe l'oeil projects.
Ellen's specific passions are for children's book illustration and narrative illustration. She employs watercolor, pencil, pen and ink and acrylic for this work.
She is also a professional Celtic harpist, avid enjoyer of the outdoors, and fabric artist who designs and creates whimsical soft sculpture toys.
Limited edition archival prints of Ellen's paintings, as well as information about commissioned work, can be found at www.EllenPaquetteArt.etsy.com.
Ellen's soft sculpture toys, art dolls and custom plush creatures can be found at www.TheWeeBeasties.etsy.com.