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I'm Tatjana, a lifelong reader, artist and storyteller. 


I am known for engaging and diverse characters, loving attention to detail, and a joyful color palette. I like to paint with watercolor, gouache, and colored pencils.  My work is informed and inspired by my Swiss childhood, folk art, fairy tales, travel, a love of history and time-worn surfaces, vintage children’s books and ephemera, dreams of the ocean, and nature in sunny South Carolina where I live today with my family.

I have illustrated more than 25 books for children, and my artwork has been published in books and magazines in the US and abroad.  


For commissions, licensing and collaborations please fill out the form on my contact page, or email me at . Let's work together!

clients include:

Bohem Press, Kind World Publishing, Designhouse Greetings, Studio Eleven Papers, Tree Free Greetings, Edition Gollong, Usborne Publishing, Doubleday Books for Young Readers, Tundra Books, Random House, Dutton Children's Books, Sleeping Bear Press,  Sterling Publishing Co., Peachtree Publishers, G.P. Putnam's Sons, Cricket Magazine Group

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