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 traditional and computer generated styles.  Karen has a unique, bold and colourful style within her illustrative work and has a particular interest in children's book illustration.

If you would like to involve Karen in a project, or commission a bespoke piece of illustrative work, please get in touch using the contact page or via social media channels.  Pricing is competitive, licensing is available and Karen is also keen to work with small, independent business who are seeking creative input.  

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.  Prices start from ¬£40.

Please use the contact page for a personalised quote.

You can purchase prints, cards, original illustrations and watercolour paintings from Braw Illustrations Etsy shop.  (Due to Brexit I am not currently shipping out with the UK.  This will be reviewed again in 2022).  

Published work // Exhibitions // Clients // Stockists

  • Archie Foundation
  • Artists & Illustrators Magazine
  • Be Coorie - Comrie, Perthshire
  • BioPak - Australia & New Zealand
  • Birnam Arts Centre
  • Boo Vake
  • Cooper Gallery
  • Day of Days
  • Duncan of Jordanstone
  • Eco-Daily
  • Fair Maids House
  • Flamingosaurus Rex
  • F&M Publications
  • Fun A Day Dundee
  • Gaelic MOD
  • Gillies and Mackay Sheds and Garden Rooms
  • 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 & Kinross Council Arts Sevice
  • Perth & Kinross Council Leisure Service 
  • Perth & Kinross Libraries
  • PVAF
  • SAMH & Dundee Woodturning
  • Stirling University
  • The National
  • The Strathearn Gallery
  • WASPS Artist Studios - Perth
  • WASPS Artist Studios-Dundee
  • Wellgate Shopping Centre
  • Workers Educational Association

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