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Christine was born in Manchester in 1970, grew up in Kent then Leicester and now lives in Earls Barton village, Northampton. She loved the illustrations in the books she read as a child, mostly books like 'The Elves and the Shoemaker' and 'Rumplestiltskin', and also others. She has always been a fan of telly, watching cartoons like Bugs Bunny, Tom and Jerry, Sylvester and Tweetie Pie, Tasmanian Devil etc, and have an ongoing love for Ray Harryhausen films. She trained as a graphic designer in Leicester and Northampton, and in her first job as a junior designer her employer bought a small greeting card company and she immediately loved it, designed/illustrated entire ranges, art directed photography/freelance illustrators. She learned to scan sketches and draw/paint them up on a Mac, which is still her method of choice 20 years later She describes her work as quirky, whimsical, and contemporary, she also has a more traditional soft and cute character style too. Her hobbies are baking and camping, and doing her two son's school projects for them. She loves all sorts of music, and her husband has a punk band called 'Limehouse Rats' that he thought she should mention.. Her favourite films are comedies, Trading Places, 3 Amigos, The Jerk, Withnail and I, Zoolander. She is also a big fan of Star Wars, Harry Potter and Lord of the RingsView Full Bio