I am an illustrator specializing in food and travel, hand-lettering, & surface design. My illustrations are an extension of my perpetual curiosity and radiate whimsy, dreaminess, and fluidity.  My work has been used for print ads, editorials, books, stationery products, & textiles. 

I also have a passion for teaching. Helping others find and express the creativity that resides inside of them is at the core of what brings me joy. Most recently I have been teaching budding artists and designers at Cornish College of the Arts and IGIMO Art Station in Seattle.

If you would like to see more of my work or discuss opportunities to work together, please email me at esther@estherloopstra.com


  • Target Corporation
  • Frito Lay
  • Denver Post
  • All You Magazine
  • The Cleaver Quarterly
  • American Greetings
  • Compendium Inc.
  • Papyrus
  • Jo-Ann Fabrics
  • Fred Meyer/ The Kroger Co.
  • Seattle University
  • PicMonkey
  • Capstone Publishing
  • Committee for Children
  • REI
  • Eddie Bauer
  • Endless Vacation Magazine
  • Preffered Hotel Magazine
  • Alladin/ PMI
  • Darice, Inc.
  • Design Design
  • Designer Greetings
  • Gartner Greetings
  • Pearhead
  • Eccolo Ltd.


CMYK and 3X3 magazines.

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phone: 206-504-3378

email: esther@estherloopstra.com