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Natasha Durley

is an illustrator based in Bournemouth,UK

Inspired by her favourite subject, the natural world, Natasha creates vibrant illustrations of playful textures and colour. Her work has been commissioned for a wide range of applications, including books, murals, homeware, paper goods, editorial, apparel, toys and gaming apps.

Natasha works with many incredible brands from all corners of the globe, collaborating with clients such as Apple, BBC, Anthropologie, Kip & Co, Penguin Roundhouse & Laurence King Publishing.


Book publications include the recently released What to Look For…series - a reboot of the well-known Ladybird books, three non-fiction Creature Features books with Big Picture Press and Animals with Quarto Publishing.



Natasha created Sunny Beast in 2021 as a  home for her artwork and a place to design her own range of illustrated products. 

Interviews & Media


Samsung Newsroom sat down with Natasha to talk about how she finds inspiration in the natural world and how her work translates to a digital display such as The Frame.

Selected Clients

Apple / Samsung / Anthropologie / BBC / Penguin Roundhouse / Laurence King Publishing / Bonnier Books / Kip & Co / Tinybop / Scoop / Mooui / Wrap / Ohh Deer / John Lewis / Marks & Spencers / Eastpak / The Architectural / Talking Tables / Architectural Review / Graniph / Quarto / Bonobos / Aquila / Mudpuppy / Crocodile Creek


Ladybird Books updates its iconic illustrated What To Look For books, 60 years on

​Ladybird classics get a new look for today's nature-loving kids​

How Ladybird’s classic nature books were updated for a new generation

Welcome to nature 2.0 for a new generation of Ladybird readers

2021 has started off pretty nicely for Natasha Durley’s illustration career

2013 - 18

Digital Arts / How to draw animals / 2018

Ballpit Mag / Interview / 2018

Ohh Deer / Meet the Illustrator / 2017

Papergang / A day in the life / 2017

Tinybop / Creature Gardens app /2017

Brown Paper Bag / Feature / 2015

Booooooom! / Feature / 2013

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