L Schlissel is a queer freelance illustrator born and raised in New York. They graduated from the Fashion Institute of Technology in illustration and their main medium is vector art. They love to draw whimsical things, and adore nature and animals. L’s biggest influences are comics and cartoons. They are passionate about saving the planet, endangered animals, and LGBTQ rights, and enjoy when they get to work on projects related to those causes. L’s work has been published in Storytime Magazine and Spider Magazine and they have made work for Rethink Ed, All Kids Network, Wonder Crate, Envato, Arcademics, and Microsoft. In their free time, L enjoys going for walks and listening to science and history podcasts.