07 | © Natalie Knowles Art

Christmassier and Christmassier!

It's Alice in a Winter Wonderland. I am delighted to reveal my 2018 Christmas card. It has been an incredible year for Natalie Knowles Art. I joined the Association of Illustrators and got a listing on the Directory of Illustration and Women Who Draw. In February, I exhibited illustrations in Shoreditch as part of the … Continue reading Christmassier and Christmassier!

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Cover design for Victoria’s Lost Children

I am delighted to reveal the cover design that I have just completed for Victoria's Lost Children. This is a children's book, written by Dr Stephen Curran. The book is a collection of seven short stories based on the lives of children in the Victorian era. I have completed illustrations for each of the 10,000-12,000 word … Continue reading Cover design for Victoria’s Lost Children

Alice set two | Natalie Knowles Art © 2018

Alice in Wonderland inspired character illustrations

Last February I was extremely privileged to visit the National Art Library at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London. I was sat at a huge oak desk with fancy lights and cushioned mats on which to rest the most fragile of tomes. There were two storeys of books all around me and a hushed … Continue reading Alice in Wonderland inspired character illustrations

How To Eat Chongqing Hot Pot

July 2017. It was my first week in Chongqing, in south-west China, and I was asked by an artist what were my initial artistic impressions of the boiling hot megacity. I was giving a presentation about my illustration work and this question was posed during a marathon one and a half hour Q&A session. There … Continue reading How To Eat Chongqing Hot Pot

Illustrating Sheringham | © Natalie Knowles 2017

A presentation in China

On Thursday 27th July 2017 I gave a presentation to over thirty artists and creatives in Chongqing, China. The venue was Testbed 2, a converted factory which now houses creative businesses. I showcased three years worth of illustrations based on my home town, Sheringham. The reaction was incredible. The audience were amazed and intrigued by … Continue reading A presentation in China

Exhibition 2016

  THE CARNIVAL QUEEN | Exhibition 2016 Venue: Sheringham Youth Hostel Date:  Sheringham Carnival Week begins 30th July  and runs until the 7th August 2016. Time: The youth hostel will be open to the public from 11:00a.m. to 3:00p.m. daily *** There will be a 'meet the artist day' on Saturday 6th August in the Dining Room at … Continue reading Exhibition 2016