My name is Karen Watson, I am a freelance artist and illustrator living on the Canadian west coast. My passion is illustrating Children’s books, creating images inspired by words.
Although I am primarily self-taught in the world of illustration, I graduated from Vancouver Film School in 1999, and have been putting my creative energy to good use as a compositor for film and TV. Working in the visual effects industry has helped me develop an eye for composition, light and colour. Over the years I have been commissioned to do many pieces, including Children's books, concept drawings, large scale murals, portraits as well as graphic design. My preferred medium is water-colour, as I find the the effect hauntingly beautiful.
I hope you enjoy my illustrations, and I look forward to all comments and questions, please drop me a line at email@example.com