Nicky Johnston is a Melbourne based author and illustrator. Her illustration style is often described as whimsical, playful, narrative, emotive and dreamy. She works in watercolour, ink, pencil, pastel and acrylic. Her illustrations can be found on gift cards around Australia and she her custom portrait illustrations are in high demand.
As well as working with publishing houses producing children’s books, Nicky is also part of the KidLitVic Team for the highly regarded annual ‘KidLitVic Conference’.
Her passion for sharing her creativity is evident in feedback from children and teachers once visiting their school. Her communication style, love of teaching and storytelling shines through and inspires the next generation of author and illustrators.