Laura Watson
Toronto, Canada
Tel: +1 416-899-7052

Laura Watson lives and works in downtown Toronto, Canada, with her husband, teenaged daughter and a rambunctious redbone coonhound. Laura attended art school at York University … Show more.

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Profile updated 3rd October, 2022
Member since 31st January, 2019
Scholastic, Chronicle Books, Girls' World Magazine, Cambridge University Press, Oxford University Press, Capstone, Chirp Magazine, Cricket Media, Highlights for Kids, Educational I…
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Thank you again for the absolutely gorgeous artwork, everyone is very happy!
— Suzanne Williams, Pictureresearch (for Oxford University Press UK)
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New Kids’ Book About Inclusivity and Fri… Out today from Scholastic Canada, and written by Karen Autio, I Can, Too! is a wonderful story of new friendsh... View Article
Pairs of People – New picture book for 4… In my second project for Loyola Press's new imprint, 4U2B Books & Media, I teamed up again with New York T... View Article
New educational picture book about BIG numbers… Recently I completed illustrations for this amazingly unique book by Joey Benun. Pebbles the Butterfly knows h... View Article
The Owl and the Pussycat set sail in a Hallowe… Happy Halloween from Laura Watson Illustration. Imagining a spookily romantic night sail with a classic of chi... View Article
New book project celebrating diversity – Pen… I truly loved illustrating Penguinville: Come Find Yourself, a sweet rhyming tale by new author and radio pers... View Article
Dream City Puzzle – a dream assignment - I’m so excited to finally share this project, which was a big part of the last three years for me. Recen... View Article
At the Zoo: Personalized jigsaw puzzle for Boo… Bookblock, UK-based producer of modern and fun stationery and gift items, asked me to create an energetic, bus... View Article
Illustrations for new children’s book wr… This amazing project came along exactly when I needed it, when I needed something positive to focus on in the ... View Article
Dinosaur-Themed Toy Set for Discovery Channel … Recently I was commissioned by Discovery Channel in China to illustrate parts of a fun dinosaur-themed playset... View Article
Metro Sweet Cereals – Packaging Illustratio… I recently worked with St. Joseph Communications in Toronto to illustrate the fresh and fun packaging for Metr... View Article
Comfort Food Inspiration for a Cold Day - Here’s an illustrated recipe (slightly light on details… you can improvise a little!) I created fo... View Article
An Undersea Haunting - This is a self-directed illustration created for the Instagram #PortfolioClub monthly challenge for October: A... View Article
Happy Halloween – trick or treat! - Booooo!! Trick or treating with a few spooky but cute Halloween illustrations from the not-too-distant past.... View Article
New Novelty Kids’ Book for Chronicle Kid… Just in time for back to school! From chocolate chip pizza to hot dog pudding, when a big brother volunteers t... View Article
Highlights Summer Big Fun Workbook - I had Big Fun working with one of my own childhood favourites, Highlights, once again, this time working on th... View Article
Adventure Activity Book for Children’s H… Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta (CHOA) wanted an activity/colouring book to occupy young patients – s... View Article
Early Learning Music Package for Russian Publi… Working in partnership with UK publisher Skylark, Umnitsa wanted to produce three music kits to engage the ver... View Article
Spring scene ‘hidden objects’ post… My most recent project for World Vision was an intricate spring scene, full of life and action, which was used... View Article
Ducks on a road trip – a fun illustrated sto… Sadlier asked me to illustrate a cute and simple story about some ducks on a road trip in a colourful van. Whe... View Article