Kimberly lives in beautiful Colorado with her husband, Micheal who is an artist as well as a Creative Arts Pastor at their church. She has three very talented adult children who are also pursuing visual art and music.
Natalie Starfish and Kimberly Chiaris have been friends from childhood. Although they no longer live in the same state, they have always encouraged each other in creative mischief and other adventures of life.
This is their first collaborative project. May there be many more!
About the Ilustrator: Shishir Naik – of “The Alphabet According to Starfish“
Shishir Naik grew up a huge fan of animation and cartoons. He worked for a successful animation studio in all the areas of animation from the creative pre-production design, character development, storyboarding, 2D animation and the highly technical 3D animation. He also worked on the animation block-buster in India called, “Hanuman” in several different departments. This was the first full length animated feature film completely made within India.
Shishir lives in Mumbai, India where he graduated from the prestigious art school, Sir J.J. Institute of Applied Art with a Bachelor of Fine Arts. He is currently an independent contractor to the animation industry. He concentrates on the area of animation he most loves and which utilizes his wonderful creative artistic skills; designing, character development, concept art, storyboards and illustrations.