I am very excited to announce a new collection of paintings, inspired by Norfolk wildlife and faithful companions on blissful coastal walks. These paintings have been commissioned by a public house that is undergoing a refurbishment. More news on this in due course. In the meantime, follow @natalieknowlesart on Instagram for updates. http://www.bristonhorseshoes.co.uk
Celebrating 10 years in the creative arts industry. My Portraits are currently on exhibition in London as part of Cluster 2019. Visit cluster-london.com for more information or see my Art page. Last night was the private view at Cluster 2019. The venue was the Ugly Duck building in Bermondsey. What a thrill to be bringing … Continue reading Ten years … still exhibiting
In a weekend visit to Brighton, I was reminded by my dear friend Jenny that it is ten years since we graduated with an MA in Sequential Design / Illustration from the University of Brighton. I remember meeting Jenny on the sofas in the reception area of the Grand Parade campus. We just got talking … Continue reading 10 years since the University of Brighton MA!
I am very excited to reveal a detail from a new series of illustrations that I am working on in 2019. The collection is La Belle Epoch and the first illustration in the series is called Intoxication. The image shown here is a teaser detail from the illustration.
Yesterday, I was very moved by a conversation with the inspirational couple who purchased this portrait at my 2018 exhibition. They understood so completely the amount of emotion that went into this drawing. M said to me, “It’s like the painting of Dorian Grey. Every ounce of pain in your life, every bit of effort, … Continue reading The ‘Dorian Grey’ One
I am absolutely delighted to be joining forces with the fabulous Ema Marinova, director of Cluster, for the 2019 Cluster Illustration exhibition at the Ugly Duck building in London Bridge. The exhibition opens 1st May and runs until 5th May. It is a big thrill to be bringing three of the original Portraits to the … Continue reading Exhibition 2019
Sheringham-Muzillac Twinning Association commissioned this illustration. They wanted a typical, historical Sheringham scene as a gift for a Muzillac-based member. The distinctive West-end slipway is just the same today, but the lifeboat is now a fast-rescue boat that is housed at the far end of the promenade. ** June 2019 Update ** I was delighted … Continue reading Launching the Lifeboat, 1904