Lynda M. Metcalf is a freelance designer and illustrator located near Raleigh, North Carolina. She believes elephants can dance, mermaids exist and foxes sail the high seas. She is inspired by Disney Movies, nature and children’s books. Lynda’s passion is creating unique characters with stories to tell for the children’s market. All her designs are hand drawn and then converted to a digital format. Lynda’s art has been published in Cloth Paper Scissors Magazine and A World of Artist Journal Pages: 1000+ Artworks by Dawn Devries Sokol. Her pattern designs were featured in Cardmaking & Papercraft Magazine and the popular Print & Pattern blog. Lynda was the winner of Make It In Design's Ultimate Portfolio Builder Printsource 2017 Competition. Her work is available for licensing and buyouts and she happily accepts commissions.