About Lori Couve Lori Couvé’s keen observational skills are apparent in her highly accomplished drawings and paintings. Preferring markers, pens and pencils for their precision, Couvé is known for her vivid depictions of animals, insects, landscapes and personal events. Although she is able to work straight from her imagination, when possible she likes to work from live models. She carries with her transparent plastic containers at all times, into which she places her insect models, releasing them back into the wild when she is finished. Lori’s artwork has been featured in numerous recent exhibitions, and she has also been commissioned to create a mural for Chicago’s Shedd Aquarium’s “Amazon Rising” exhibition. Lori’s attention for detail, along with her unerring ability to capture a whimsical mood, are qualities which naturally lend themselves to illustration.