Mary Barrows - A freelance illustrator from the small town of Walkersville, MD. Since she was old enough to hold a pencil, she has been drawing pictures of her favorite stories, and she hasn’t stopped yet. She is the second oldest of six kids with a passion for children’s books and fantasy stories. When she isn’t illustrating, Mary loves to read, play basketball, and mess around on her guitar.
Dayna Barley-Cohrs - Dayna Barley-Cohrs lives in a secluded straw bale home in the small village of Vankoughnet, Ontario, Canada. Trained at the Ontario College of Art and Design in Fine Arts, with a focus on figurative and portrait work, she works as a freelance illustrator and fine artist. She is the mother of two young children, whom she loves to draw pictures for and finds useful as art critics. Dayna and her artist husband also homestead as much as they can, when not working in the studio she can be found growing food, raising chickens and bees, and canning the harvest. In her spare time, she sleeps. Dayna was found and commissioned for these illustrations through Elance.com.