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 9 reviews





Timothy M.

Timothy M.

Nov, 2023

I found Kathy to be extremely calm and professional throughout the journey. As a first time book Author, she was helpful to guide me throughout the phases, and also was very collaborative to the ideas that I shared. Her skills are exactly what I was looking for and the illustrations turned out better than I envisioned! The pop of color, the layout and font was fantastic, she simply understood t...
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Maggie M.

Maggie M.

Oct, 2023

Kathy is great to work with. She is a complete professional. She is creative, has great attention to detail and provides amazing details that really brought my story to life. She kept to our agreed upon deadlines and delivered a high quality product. She provided me the formats to meet my needs for printing and marketing. I cannot recommend Kathy enough and would not hesitate to work with her a...
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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.

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