Charlotte Bownass

Un-commissioned | New Talent

Why did you make this work:
I made this work as part of my final project for my MA in children's book illustration. I drew from childhood memories of long car journeys, being trapped in a small space with nothing to do, experiencing the worst boredom and frustration. Of course now I look back with nostalgia, all that time spent with family and doing nothing but thinking and day dreaming!

How was the illustration used:
These illustrations are part of a short graphic novel.

How did you make this work:
Charcoal and soft pastel

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Anglia Ruskin University
MA in Children's Book Illustration
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Currently Based:
Cambridge, UK

Charlotte Bownass is an illustrator from the UK and based in Cambridge. She has just completed an MA in children's book illustration at the Cambridge School of Art. Prior to this, Charlotte worked as a scenic artist in the theatre and film industry in London for a number of years. She trained in scenic art at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts and has a BA in fine art from Falmouth University.