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Erin Kraan

Photograph by Britney Berrner

Erin Balzer grew up in a family of woodworkers, sewers, and painters, crafters who greatly influenced her chosen illustration medium, woodcut printing. She loves the process of carving her characters into the wood and seeing how their quirky and whimsical identities come to life through the ink in the prints. When she isn’t making woodcuts, she loves going hiking through the woods with her German Wirehaired Pointer, Freya. She adores big mugs of milky coffee, cozy socks, chickadees, smelly candles, and the color green.

Books by Erin Kraan