Author Archives: Karen

Piratess Tilly – The Art Show

The inspiration “The adventures of Piratess Tilly”, written by Elizabeth Lorayne, illustrated by myself (Karen Watson) and published by White Wave Press¬†recently hit book store shelves and is the inspiration behind my most recent art show. While creating the artwork … Continue reading

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Bowen Island Christmas Cards

Christmas 2009 Each illustration was created using watercolour and pen and ink. They were then scanned into the computer where I took the time to fix any little flaws that may have been in the original. “Killarney Lake Ice Skaters” … Continue reading

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Enchanting Children’s Book Illustrations

My Modern Met wrote a sweet little blog post about me, and some of the illustrations I did for “Drawn from Words”, click here to read  

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Sing a Song of Sixpence

After our Art Show “Drawn from Words”, I was commissioned to do two illustrations inspired by the Mother Goose Rhyme: Sing a song of sixpence, A pocket full of rye; Four and twenty blackbirds Backed in a pie. When the … Continue reading

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The Art of putting on an Art show

Draw from words, an illustrated show featuring three Bowen Island artists¬†opened June 22nd and ran through July 17th. Since then I’ve been wanting to write and share my experience, what was involved, and the steps I took to bring it … Continue reading

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Drawn From Words – an illustrated show

As the Opening reception creeps ever closer and the artwork is almost ready to hang. It’s time to invite the world to come and enjoy the fun and whimsical art inspired from words. Poster design: Adrien Deggan  

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Drawn From Words – The book

This book is a compilation of 15 illustrations created for an upcoming Art show at The Gallery@Artisan Square Drawn From Words an Illustrated show The show features 3 Bowen Island Artists; Ron Woodall, Adrien Deggan, and myself, Karen Watson. All … Continue reading

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