Nicole Standard was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia.  She now lives in Vancouver, British Columbia and works as a graphic designer and illustrator. She was drawn to art and animation at an early age and eventually started her art career as an animator working in television. She eventually got into graphic design and illustration doing work for clients around the world. She is inspired by movies, people and all visual things. Nicole has a bottomless passion for creating visual works within a wide range of styles across both digital and traditional media. She is in the process of opening an online stationary store with a fellow artist. You can view all her work online at