Colleen Schaan is an author, artist, instructor and color addict! Colleen grew up with a love for all things colorful and is blessed to have incorporated that love into a job. After teaching high school- and college-level English for a number of years, Colleen retired to explore the world of creative arts. While working in the creative arts industry, she’s enjoyed a number of teaching opportunities, both online and in person. She is currently the Education Specialist for Imagination International/Copic® markers and enjoys writing curricula for a variety of art programs. She has been writing articles for CardMaker magazine since 2011. She also authored Card to Canvas, a mixed-media technique book for paper crafters, as well as co-authored the popular Copic® Coloring Guide series. She lives in Atlanta, Ga., where she enjoys spending time with her fantastically funny husband and their adorable pup. She also enjoys quilting, reading and painting.