Original Illustrations and Graphic Design

Allison's illustrations stand out from the crowd for their elegance and style. Her illustrations have been featured on book and magazine covers, numerous websites and in booklets and promotional material. A selection of her recent artwork and illustrations are shown below.

Portrait & Landscape Paintings

Allison is a creative colourist, using rich, bold and vibrant colours to capture her subjects and bring her paintings to life.

Allison's landscape paintings are inspired by the beauty of the Languedoc area of South France. Her portrait paintings are inspired by the beauty of the human form.

Original illustrationAllison is a featured illustrator with 6 original illustrations in the Big Book of Contemporary Illustration by Martin Dawber, released in September 2009. French landscape paintingsAllison's French landscape paintings capture the warmth and vitality of South France, particularly Aude and Languedoc Roussillon.
Book cover illustrationsAllison illustrated the cover of And Anyway About Me by Tara Shilling, released in August 2009 and created 19 internal illustrations for the book. Portrait paintings - Languedoc Roussillon artistThe portraits and figurative paintings are influenced by angels, lightness and humour. Her paintings and other art depict the fairy, angel, madonna or pan that is hidden within everyone.
Illustrated cat book from an artist and illustrator in FranceAllison wrote and illustrated a series of cat picture books including 'My Cats Are Different', 'My Cats Go On Holiday' and 'My Cats Dream Dreams'.

English and French Web Design & SEO

French website design and SEOAllison works with the 1 Website Designer team to design websites that are stylish, intuitive and which appear top with search engines.

Professional web design with website promotion, link building and search engine optimisation (SEO). Because Allison also works in graphic design, you can guarantee that your website will also be attractively presented and beautifully laid out.

1 Website Designer work with a broad range of clients and specialise in original, creative website design - including web sites designed especially for artists that allow you to present your artwork at its best.  They offer English and French web design with a Drupal content management systems (CMS), to let you easily edit your own web site, plus full English and French Search Engine Optimization (SEO), so your website appears high with search engines.

Web sites can include animated Flash logos and banner designs, as well as original background images and other artwork.

See 1 Website Designer - creative website design in France for more info. The design company is based in Languedoc Roussillon, France and has clients worldwide including London, New York and Paris.


Allison Carmichael

Allison is an English landscape and portrait painter, web and graphic designer and illustrator living near Carcassonne in the Languedoc, South France.  Allison works internationally with clients in London, New York, Paris and elsewhere.

All text, illustrations and art on this website are copyright to Allison Carmichael (2000 - 2011).

Famous portrait designs in France and internationallyIllustrator of 50 Famous Folk - a collection of famous portraits created using Photoshop CS4. Can you recognise who each famous person is from a close-up?
Board game graphic designDesigner responsible for the artwork on 3 board games - Liar Liar, Eurobabble and The Da Vinci Game, a beautiful board game full of feminine symbolism.  Allison co-created The Da Vinci Game.

Original logo design in FranceLogo design & corporate identity - Allison revitalised the logo and designed the corporate identity for the Interfaith Foundation, designing brochures and promotional material.



Creative Artist and Illustrator in France

Allison Carmichael is an English artist, illustrator and website designer in South France. She has a love of technology considering herself a cyber artist and, with the power of the internet, has an international client base.

Allison is a graduate of Goldsmiths University College, London, UK. With 25 years in the arts. As an illustrator, she has a strong eye for colour and a skill in illustration that brings any project to life.

Allison has often worked in publicity and promotional fields and has a strong eye for what creates the best impression for your clients in her role as a graphic designer and web designer. Her versitility and conceptual brilliance have made her a complete design team rolled into one woman.