Kristi Branch is an artist and designer who finds inspiration from nature and the fantastical. She loves animals and specializes in custom pet portraits. Her preferred medium is colored pencil, but she creates in various other mediums, such as acrylic paint and crafting. Kristi has been drawing with colored pencils for 25 years, and is a member of the Colored Pencil Society of America. She earned a degree in Art and Design from Nicholls State University in 2005. In her spare time, she enjoys dancing, gardening, and cooking.