Lynda Montefusco, owner of A Stroke of Color Art Studio in Suffield, provides artistic instruction to people of all ages. Her artist expertise consists of many mediums, including oil, acrylics, pen and ink, and colored pencil. She has a teaching degree in fine arts and her love for teaching spans some 30 years. She is passionate about her students experiencing the joy of their work. She can also be found painting in her studio and designing new pieces for sale. The artwork on the cover is a portrait of her niece, Olivia, at 4 years old. The artwork was done with colored pencils and was "both exciting and rewarding in capturing her true likeness."