Kathy Lee

Kathy Lee – Designer

⭐ I work with authors and publishers to create beautiful books from cover to cover. πŸ“š Cover Design ⋆ Interior Formatting ⋆ Illustration πŸ“–


πŸ“š Cover Design ⋆ Interior Formatting ⋆ Illustration

Two things I have always loved are creating art and reading, so it was a perfect fit for me to become an illustrator and designer for books. With over 15 years of experience, I know how to take your story from manuscript to printed book, walking you through each step of the process along the way. I have worked on hundreds of projects, both through small publishers and authors self-publishing their own books, and I would love to work with you, too!

I create eye-catching cover designs for all genres of books. Whether you need an illustrated cover, or someone to creatively utilize typography and images to help your book stand out from the rest, I would love to hear from you.

Every layout design is created custom for your book, not from a template. I create professional book layouts drawing inspiration from the cover design.

I have an adaptable style suited for many types of books, from colorful and whimsical, to soft watercolors, or highly detailed fantasy cover illustrations. I am passionate about every aspect of creating picture books. I love creating unique character designs full of personality and imagining the worlds they live in. I will create a storyboard, and offer suggestions on the optimal way to break up the story. I can also help you complete the process by creating a cover and interior design that complement the style of illustrations.

Every story is unique and deserves a custom approach. Whether you are looking for design or illustration, I am here to help you on your publishing journey.
Chick Lit Middle Grade Middle Grade Fantasy Picture Books
Children’s Non-Fiction Self-Help & Self-Improvement
  • BFA from the University of Central Oklahoma

Work experience


Jan, 2013 β€” Present

I provide design and illustration services to authors and publishing companies. I create character designs, illustrations, cover and layout designs, ebooks, and marketing materials.

Kathy has 7 reviews





David H.

David H.

Aug, 2023

I hope Kathy will work with me again! I am quite demanding, yet she consistently came through. I loved her creative ideas and she thought of things that made the layout so much better than I had asked. Thank you, Kathy!
Martha S.

Martha S.

Aug, 2023

Kathy is professional, prompt, and responsive. My project had many delays due to two deaths in my family. Through it all, Karthy was patient and helpful.
Timothy M.

Timothy M.

Aug, 2023

kathy was exctremely helpful, reliable and on time in her delivery and execution. It was a pleasure to work and continously work with her.
Dazejah C.

Dazejah C.

Aug, 2023

Kathy is absolutely amazing at what she does!! My layout looks amazing, she is very personal about attaining to your vision for the book and makes suggestions to help better your project. I recommend her!!
Francisca A.

Francisca A.

Jul, 2023

It was such a pleasure to work with Kathy! She is very professional, knowledgeable, and was able to deliver my book cover in a timely manner. She made herself available and was able to answer any questions that I had, until we had the perfect cover. I’d definitely recommend her to anyone that’s looking for the perfect book cover!

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