Veronica Vasylenko lives and works in the small market town of Otley in Wharfedale, West Yorkshire, England. She has always loved to draw and paint. Going from a Bradford Foundation Course to graduating from Liverpool Uni with a BA in Graphic Design in 1980. Since 1986 she has worked as a freelance illustrator starting in Greeting Cards.
She has been a Greeting Card artist for many years and has now illustrated many children’s picture books, her clients include Parragon Books, Hallmark and a popular series for Random House.
Inspired by the landscape where she lives, the rolling hills, changes in the seasons, birds , trees and gardens. She has always loved stories from when she was little, and would like to bring imagination and a magic element to her work.
In her spare time she likes to cycle through the Yorkshire Dales which brings fresh inspiration.