Educated at Minneapolis College of Art and Design, among other schools, Heidi Thompson began her artistic career as a painter specializing in trompe l‘oeil murals and whimsical children’s bedrooms: executed in a loose painterly style. As a decorative painter Heidi has been featured on HGTV’s Decorating Cents as well as home decorating books, magazines and news articles.
Heidi’s current media is a layering of colored pencil and gouache with which she creates memorable characters rich with expression and a sweet sense of humor.
Heidi’s work as been licensed and applied to book and magazine covers, gifts, clothing, home goods and stationary. She has enjoyed much success in the sale of these items.
Heidi is an author/illustrator who has written a humorous memoir about organic farming and gardening called, It’s a dream life…with a few nightmares thrown in for fun, which documented her adventures as an organic farmer, and she has created and published, to date, four adult coloring books under the pen name Talula Kornbahl.