The ‘Dorian Grey’ One

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

The Portraits | © Natalie Knowles 2017

Exhibition 2019

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. More details will be announced nearer the date. But I must share with you that … Continue reading Exhibition 2019

Sheringham Lifeboat | 2019 © Natalie Knowles Art

Launching the Lifeboat, 1904

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.