To touch a heart, to spin a dream, to share a thought, a love, a special memory, these are the things that make life meaningful.

I create nostalgic designs to give a sense of harmony. May Gibbs, Holly Hobbie and Margaret Keane are strong influences from childhood.


h3. About
As a child I loved fantasy illustrations I found comforting, and that took me on imaginary journeys and daydreams. I try to create art that has a similar effect on people.

Process
My paintings might appear at times simplistic, but come about through lots of processing, combining things I’ve seen and heard, stories and images. I often draw on paper first, painting in layers over the drawing in Procreate for iPad. Other times, I draw and paint straight onto my iPad without any drawing underneath.

Intention
In a timepoor world, my intention is to relieve tension and support a restive transcendent moment where peace is found.

Themes
Some of the themes that run through my work include friendship, love, connection, beauty, balance, wellbeing, motherhood, childhood, nature, meditation, mindfulness, Australian landscape, melancholia, peace, transcendence, happiness, motherhood and wildlife.

Hobbies
Beach walks give me lots of inspiration and perspective.

Inspiration
Nature, the ocean and good news stories

Ancestors
I’m descended from John Constable and John Milton.

Dream
To live in a lighthouse on a remote mountain, leading a simple life with my best friend Scott.

Contact karinlouisetaylor@gmail.com

Expressions of Interest

Interested in one of my images for your business needs?
Please direct your enquiries through my agent Viscopy
Phone: +61 (0)2 9394 7600 Fax: +61 (0)2 9394 7601
Toll free (within Australia): 1800 066 844
e: info@copyright.com.au


Links to some of my products below


Cards . Calendars . Canvas Prints . Posters . Framed Prints . Metal Prints . Art Prints . Photographic Prints . Tshirts & Hoodies . Kids Clothes . iPhone cases & skins . Samsung Galaxy cases . iPad cases & skins . Laptop sleeves . Throw Pillows . Tote Bags . Drawstring Bags . Mugs . Travel Mugs . Scarves . Pencil Skirts Leggings . Spiral Notebooks . Hardcover Journals . Studio Pouches or Pencil Cases . Stickers poetry and Writing
  • Age: 52
  • Joined: February 2008

Journal

The Little Nurse

The Little Nurse prints, gifts, tshirts, apparel and homewares / Order this cute bundle of goodies, including journal, phone case, mug and tote bag, then just add a matching card, for a cute gift pack the nurse in your life will love. / Such a lovely kind little nurse too. Great for get well wishes or friends who are nurses or in the medical profession.
Posted 20 days – 4 comments

Dandelion Dreamcatcher & Chameleon Prints

Golden Dreams Dreamcatcher / An Ojibwe legend recounted by American ethnographer Frances Densmore says the dreamcatcher originates with Spider Woman, known as Asibikaashi; if you like this dreamcatcher, you might also like or prefer my other dreamcatcher design she took care of the children and the people on the land. As the Ojibwe Nation spread to the corners of North America it became difficult…
Posted 20 days – 4 comments

12K Milestone

Today I’m celebrating reaching a great milestone of 12K sales through my online store at Redbubble since I joined way back over 9 years ago, in Feb 2008! Thanks to everyone for the great ongoing support over all the years. There have been triumphs and big bumps, leaps and hurdles, at times I’ve been laid low, but through it all I’ve persevered. Many times I’ve wanted to th…
Posted 3 months – 16 comments

Quitting Social Media Experiment

Firstly, thanks for all the lovely comments you left on my previous journal post about the break I was taking, I’ll check in next week and respond to you all. (I’m still on my social media week off ’til Monday). / What have I noticed after a five day break from social media? / The first thing I want to mention here, before I go on to make a list of dot points, is that something …
Posted 4 months – 5 comments
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