Line art of rat and red lipstick

About Kathryn
With her fluid, natural drawing style, Kathryn Rathke has a rare talent for capturing the individual look of the person she’s drawing in just a few quick lines. Authors, singers, politicians – her portraits are instantly recognisable but so simply drawn that they’re always easy for people to relate to.
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Angela Garbes
Angela Garbes
Food critic Angela Garbes is drawn by Kathryn Rathke for Seattle's City Arts magazine to coincide with the release of her new book.
Angela Garbes
Tweedy and the Corn Cobs
Tweedy and the Corn Cobs
Kathryn Rathke is thrilled to draw one of her favourite musicians for Chicago Magazine.
Tweedy and the Corn Cobs
T.S. Eliot
T.S. Eliot
Kathryn Rathke produces an intense portrait of T.S. Eliot for The Guardian Review cover.
T.S. Eliot