Illustrating & storytelling:

There are thousands of ways to make a difference in the life of a child. Creating stories and illustrations to help a child laugh, learn, heal and thrive in our world is one awesome way. Some illustrated books need no words to be understood by children around the world. Now that is wondrous.

Work:

Elizabeth currently lives in the Pacific Northwest and works both as an illustrator for children and a pediatric nurse practitioner. Her illustrations are done mainly in watercolor, gouache, and ink.

Illustration Studies:

Academy of Art University, Graduate School of Illustration 2007-2009. University of Washington, Seattle, Writing for Children and Art for the Children's Market Certificate, 2005-2006.

Publications:

Sleep Baby Sleep, Ages 0-5. A lullaby adapted by Calee Lee, illustrations by Elizabeth Blake. Xist Publishing. ISBN: 9781532400018 paper and 9781532400025 electronic & kindle
GreenBean: True Blue Family, ages 5-8, ISBN: 9781938627002 July 2012, paperback; ISBN: 978-1-938627-026 April 2015, Kindle.
The Egg Family Journey, Guam Department of Public Safety, 2010. Cover illustration.
Guidelines for Children with Special Health Needs, Author of a series of 50-page booklets for children, adolescents, and their families on common health conditions.

In her work she found inspiration in the resilience of children and a reminder to find enchantment in every moment.