About Me


illustrated bio meet the artist lesage


Marla loves to tell stories – both real and imagined – through urban sketching, painting, illustration, and writing. Art is an important part of her daily routine and she believes art is for everyone. Although, she considers herself mostly self-taught, Marla has studied art, writing, and illustration with a number of tutors locally and online. She is a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators and has been published by Chicken Soup for the Soul and Skipping Stones Magazine. Her art can be found in private collections in Canada, USA, and Australia.


A Song for Dedi  in Chicken Soup for the Soul: Christmas in Canada. (2014)


Cover Art & accompanying short article for Skipping Stones literary magazine 2015 Spring Issue

skipping stones cover

Please feel free to contact me via email: MarlaLesage at yahoo dot com or via the form below.