"I like to make things that make people laugh and I like to make people think in a different way. I want to learn to do both through my work."
h Complin attended private painting lessons as a teen, and put those lessons to use in college as a theater design major with an emphasis on scenic design and makeup special effects. She painted throughout school, creating rich, bright and often humorous watercolor pet portraits.
h complin continued to paint realistic watercolors after becoming an instructor at Orange County School of the Arts where she taught for 8 years, and also began to draw fantasy, sci-fi, and sometimes comedic ink cartoons.
Today she is making a name for herself in watercolor and ink illustration with her own projects "Cats in Disguise" and "The Deadliest Animals on Earth". She lives in Portland, Oregon with her husband, 2 cats, and a Corgi named Sonja.