Hartsough is hard to spell, and sometimes hard to pronounce. 
"Candi Harts" is Candice Hartsough, freelance illustrator living and working in Indianapolis, Indiana. Since graduating from the Herron School of Art and Design in 2005, she has illustrated for children's books, magazines, small and large businesses and nonprofits, designed many logos, started a children's apparel line (Kitten & Acorn) where she runs the (one woman) art department, travelled the midwest selling prints of her work and other goodies, participated in group and solo gallery shows, made over 200 personal portraits for families across the globe, and created three children. Among other things.
Contact her at cordialkitten [at] gmail [dot] com for questions concerning freelance work or personal commissions.
Peekaboo Planet by Dr. John Hutton, illustrated by Candice Hartsough 
Blue Manatee Press; 2020
Unicorn Power: A Princess Who Can't Dance by Andrea Miller, illustrated by Candice Hartsough. Book Guild Publishing 2015
The Day I Met The Nuts by Mary Rand Hess, Illustrated by Candice Hartsough; Story Pie Press/Earth Day Publishing, 2009
Oliver At the Window written by Elizabeth Shreeve, Illustrated by Candice Hartsough. Boyds Mills Press, 2009. Winner of a 2010 honor award from the Society of School Librarians International.

"Cordial Kitten" is the name Candice uses for peddling her wares. Cordial Kitten was started in 2005, and boasts an always growing collection of digital art prints and 1" buttons, and also offers original Personal Portrait paintings. Hop on over to the Cordial Kitten shop to find something that strikes yer fancy, or find her at an upcoming art and craft show in the midwest.
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