In high school, Tracy would doodle and create characters while sitting in class. She studied biology for a year at Our Lady of the Elms College in Massachusetts, before returning to her art. She created a website with some of her work, which led to a job offer from Simutronics, a Missouri game development company. Tracy performed illustration and graphic design work before moving into 3D character design and animation. After living in St. Louis for some time, she purchased a 100-year-old house, and began researching its history, as well as that of the local neighborhood, and ultimately the history of St. Louis itself. Combined with her interest in jazz music, and the characters she had designed in school, this led to her starting Lackadaisy in July 2006. An Italian print version was released in 2008, and an English version in 2009.
Fun fact: despite creating a fair amount of anthropomorphic work, she prefers to not consider herself a "furry".
- ↑ Manley, Mike Spring 2011. "Cats, Gats, and all that Jazz: an interview with Tracy Butler", Draw!, TwoMorrows Publishing
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