Lindsay Mawson grew up in Southwestern Ontario, spending much of her time delving into the creative. From a very young age, and learning much from her nationally known artist grandfather, Robert Heard, Lindsay drew. She took art and art history classes throughout her school years, winning awards in both elementary and high school. An art project as a high school senior, one that required her to sketch an 18" x 24" portrait of a human being, sparked a new passion for portrait drawing that eventually grew to range from people to animals.
Specializing in graphite pencil, Lindsay has also worked with coloured pencils and pastels. While she has sketched many different celebrities and family members, she has continued to advance her skills and now focuses her time on portraits of pets by commission.
Lindsay is married with two children living on a farm near London, Ontario. She is also the author of three novels and many short stories, which can be found on www.lmawson.com and on her blog.