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Judy Koot is a multidisciplinary artist and teacher based in the Netherlands.
She works as a writer, illustrator and musician, and teaches all three disciplines.

Judy has been drawing since she was two, studied Illustrative Design at the HKU University of the Arts Utrecht, and interned as a writer, poet and illustrator at renowned Dutch children’s book publisher Ploegsma in Amsterdam. She became a creative entrepreneur at the age of 24.

As an illustrator, she loves to experiment and bring her ideas to life in a variety of ways, always pushing herself further. Her work ranges from whimsical to mythical, oftentimes featuring dreamy characters, inspirational texts and bold color palettes, and is available on several products. She also likes to share her knowledge by teaching online illustration classes.