Karen Erasmus Designs

Karen Erasmus Designs

Illustration and design with character

Illustration & Design

Hello

I’m an artist, illustrator and designer working in a beautiful bayside town near Melbourne, Australia. I love creating designs with a focus on colour, character and story. I have been creating artwork for publishers and businesses since 2011. I also love to share my skills through teaching online and in workshops. When I’m not drawing and designing I love to sew and cycle.

How can I help you?

I love creating artwork that makes people smile. It’s a piece of packaging, a label, a greetings card or art print that you like having around in your house. For companies and businesses it’s design that expresses a sense of fun.

Children’s Book Illustration

I have illustrated a large variety of children’s picture books and educational material covering a diverse range of subject matter. Publishers include The National Library of Australia, Hachette Children’s Books


CUSTOM PATTERN DESIGNS ON FABRIC

Are you looking for bright beautiful fabric? I can provide you with high-quality fabrics professionally printed with my designs. Fabric that has been sourced, manufactured and printed in Australia. I can also provide a sewing service if you would like cushion covers or tea-towels. High quality, custom-designed and made 100% in Australia.

Blog

Learning new skills
I've recently published a Skillshare class on illustrating characters in Photoshop. You can get 2 months free Skillshare access with the referral code in this post.
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Black illustration
A blog post celebrating black illustrators and designers
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More sewing
Face masks with wire! So life is opening up again...
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Happy Easter
Stay home, stay safe This time next year With any...
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Other places to find me

Clients