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 recognizable but so simply drawn that they’re always easy for people to relate to.
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Kathryn Rathke's SCRAPBOOK!
Kathryn Rathke's SCRAPBOOK!
Kathryn Rathke is interviewed for our popular Scrapbook feature
Kathryn Rathke's SCRAPBOOK!
Sgt Rigsby and his Amazing Silhouettes
Sgt Rigsby and his Amazing Silhouettes
Seattle's City Art's Magazine commission Kathryn Rathke for her super portrait skills.
Sgt Rigsby and his Amazing Silhouettes
Sandra Cisneros
Sandra Cisneros
Kathryn Rathke creates one of her signature portraits for Chicago Magazine.
Sandra Cisneros
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