Shelley Esaak is a former writer for Thoughtco, who has hands-on experience with a host of visual arts mediums and techniques, all of which have caused her to empathize with the labors of other artists. She studied art at Kendall College of Design and the University of Michigan.
Shelley holds a bachelor's degree in illustration at Kendall College of Design and Graphic Design with an art history minor at The University of Michigan.
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