About Karen

Braw Illustrations is a Scottish freelance illustration service, founded by Duncan of Jordanstone design graduate, Karen MacAllister. 

With a specialism in Illustration & Printmaking, Karen is a published, skilled and experienced practitioner in producing artwork and illustrative work within a variety of styles and techniques.  Karen is able to work to a client brief, meet deadlines and understands the needs of clients and their businesses.

Karen is highly adaptable in her artistic approach and can produce illustrations and artwork in both analogue and digital styles.  Karen has a unique, bold and colourful style within her illustrative work.

CV available upon request.

Commercial Commissions

If you would like to involve Karen in a project, or commission illustrative work for a project, please get in touch using the contact page. Worldwide, EU and UK licensing is also available.  
Karen is also keen to work with start ups, independent businesses and local businesses who are seeking creative input to promote and enhance their products and services.  

Private & Non Commercial Commissions

Karen delights in creating unusual and bespoke illustrations or drawings for customers looking for unusual gifts for:  Anniversaries - Weddings - Birthdays - Events.  Pricing varies depending on the complexity and size of project.  Please see the FAQ page for more information and use the contact page for a personalised quote.  You can also purchase prints, cards, original illustrations and watercolour paintings from Braw Illustrations Etsy shop.

Published work // Exhibitions // Clients // Stockist

  • Archie Foundation
  • Artists & Illustrators Magazine
  • BBC Learning
  • Be Coorie - Comrie, Perthshire
  • BioPak - Australia & New Zealand
  • Birnam Arts Centre
  • Boo Vake
  • Culture PK
  • Cooper Gallery
  • Day of Days
  • Duncan of Jordanstone 
  • Eco-Daily
  • Etsy UK
  • Fair Maids House
  • Flamingosaurus Rex
  • F&M Publications
  • Fun A Day Dundee
  • Gaelic MOD
  • Gillies and Mackay Sheds and Garden Rooms
  • Glasgow Subway/SPT
  • Granta Publishers
  • Jack Reusen children's book series
  • Kitschnbake
  • Maggie's Centre/Wild in Art
  • Maggie's Penguin Parade Sculpture Trail
  • Neo-Design
  • New Designers
  • Oor Wullie Big Bucket Trail
  • Perth Art Gallery
  • Perth & Kinross Council
  • Perth & Kinross Council Arts Sevice
  • Perth & Kinross Council Leisure Service (Now Live Active)
  • Perth & Kinross Libraries (Now Culture PK)
  • Perth Museum
  • PVAF
  • SAMH in conjunction with Dundee Woodturning
  • Scott Fleming, Author
  • Sequoia Publishing
  • Stirling University
  • The National Newspaper
  • The Strathearn Gallery
  • WASPS Artist Studios - Perth
  • WASPS Artist Studios-Dundee
  • Wellgate Shopping Centre
  • Workers Educational Association


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