Karen graduated from Duncan of Jordonston College of Art with a BA(Hons) Art and Design. In jewellery and design, she went on to teach Art and Design. Karen now specialises in highly detailed pen and ink drawings where her knowledge of design balances her compositions and brings success to her finished works. Karen has an interest in timepieces and astrolabes, planispheres, she incorporates in her drawings alongside birds, bees and plants. Her drawings are often embellished with gold leaf sometimes contain actual clock faces or small all related to the passing of time and nature.