Lots About Laura Kelly Walters – Licensed Doodle Artist, FOX News Craft Expert, and Project Designer
Laura is a licensed doodle artist, creating thematic collections for products in an array of industries. When she is not busy doodling away with her favorite markers, you will find her creating crafty projects in her studio, her kitchen and her garden. Laura is an active member of the Association for Creative Industries where she designs for several companies and participates regularly in their events and trade shows. Her work is currently licensed with Ellison, Sizzix, Checks in the Mail, Expressionery, PhotoFy, LeapYear Publishing, PaperSalt, ChattySnaps, Therm-O-Web and Ollie Bollie Books. Prior licensing partners include Plaid, Ganz, Thirstystone, Lollipics, Buttons Galore & More and General Fabrics. BUT stay tuned because two NEW licensed collections are in the works!
Laura works regularly as a designer for the following partners.
- Kunin Felt
- Fairfield World
- Eclectic Products
- Darn Good Yarn
- Hungry Harry’s
- Sizzix/Ellison Education
- Beyond the Blackboard
- Nancy’s Notions
Laura’s bright, energetic and creative style that appears in her designs mimics her personality. She is always willing to jump in and try new things, share ideas and work collaboratively to create amazing results. She faithfully volunteers in her local schools and in organizations all around the country to promote art and creativity. He well known collection of whimsical characters, Me and My Peeps, has a design that every person she touches can connect with. If not, she doodles a new one.
Laura likes to keep things simple and fun. With a background in elementary education, it is no surprise that many of her works are created with kids in mind. Many of her projects are fabulous for teachers, Girl Scout troops and crafting beginners of all ages. With a passion for letter writing, Laura does a lot of paper crafting and loves her license with expressionery.com where consumers can create stationery using her art.
As Laura moves forward in her artistic endeavors, she is looking forward to writing more books, creating more crafty videos and finding other ways to reach out and make a difference.