Olha Tkachenko

Olha Tkachenko

Illustrator
Toronto, ON
Publications

“Little Red Riding Hood” (Studio Treasure Publishing, 2013)

Even though I cannot stay (Rita Graham, 2014)

“Snow White and Ruby Rose. Three brothers” by Brothers Grimms (OLMA Media Group, Moscow, 2014)

Bird Bath Soup: A Sweet Little True Story (Dreams in Motion Publishing, 2013)

MobyMax Reading Program (Learn Without Limits, LLC, 2014)

Genres

Beginning Readers, Early chapter books, Junior fiction (Ages 8-12), Picture books, Short stories

Biography

I am an artist, and it is my passion to create beautiful vibrant illustrations for children's books.

I was born in Ukraine, a country of rich culture and esthetic traditions. I grew up in a loving family of artists. I started drawing and painting at a very young age with my parents. And continued with my formal education at Art School. So I would say that I have drawn and painted all of my life.  

I have been as a freelance illustrator since 2008. I've created illustrations for both classic and electronic books. I work with different mediums including: colored pencils, watercolor, gouache, ink and pen, oil-paint, soft and oil pastel, acrylic, as well as with digital drawing tablet and computer graphic applications. I specialize in fairy tales, and my style could be described as realistic fantasy.

I now live in Canada with my husband and three beautiful children, and enjoy the opportunity to continue my art in this beautiful country.

Presentations
Inquire about this presentation

Art classes and workshope for kids

As an artist and children's book illustrator who has rich experience with teaching kids, I’d be happy to provide art and craft classes for kids! I teach drawing, painting, ckulptre and, of course, illustration, as well as using various techniques and mediums. 

Presentation type: Workshop

Recommended levels: Not applicable