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Natacha Garnier de Molènes

Freelance Book Illustrator, Book Cover Designer, & More

Location:Cagnes sur Mer, France
11 Skills
: Proud of my experience in illustration and graphic design, I am looking to join a fantastic, open-minded and joyful team, not only as an illustrator, but also as creative partner or project leader.

Acknowledged Skills
: Ability to use a large variety of traditional and digital medias, and to explore many different styles. Painting, drawing, sketching, engraving.
: Photoshop, Indesign, Illustrator CS6, Power Point, Word.
: Top efficiency, high reliability, excellent communication skills.
: Fondness
for team work.

: Thirty books published, & numerous illustrations for designers.
: Prestigious French and Swiss publishers.
: 1100 illustrations: fairy tales, poetry, novels, theater, school books, cooking receipes, documentaries, History.

Graphic design 1992-2013
: Books design and layout, infographics.
: Most recent experience at Les Éditions Ovadia, Nice, 2011-2012:

Associative life-4 years
"La Charte", 1000 active members aiming at a high quality youth literature.
: B. O. member.
: Secretary General.
: Magazine's graphic designer.
: National books exhibitions, conferences, literary meetings throughout France.
: Partnerships with libraries and schools.
: Helped improving
the association's prestige, and the betterment
of the relationships between the authors, illustrators
and publishers.

Illustration workshops,
In several French schools, meetings with children from age 4 to 16.

: Bachelor, literature section, Nice, 1989.
: Graphic Arts Superior School, Paris, 1989-1990.
: Infographic design training, Cannes, 1992.

: Fluent in written and good verbal English skills. Many visits to the United States.
: Basic German. Several stays in Germany.

Domains of interest
Leisure activities
: French, english, american, eastern, russian literature.
: Arts and artists, painters and engravers.
: History, human sciences.
: Geology, botanic, ornithology, wildlife.
: Esoteric studies, esoteric astrology, Yoga.
: Swimming, mountaineering, horseback riding.


Place Fürstemberg, éditeurs, Paris.
280 watercolor and china ink illustrations
For Claude Tchou
Splendid Paris, 1994
Jean de La Fontaine
Tales, 1994
Charles Perrault
Little Thumb,1994
Puss in boots, 1995
Rudyard Kipling
The jungle's book, 1995
Comtesse de Ségur:
Sophie's misfortunes, 1995
Memories of a donkey, 1995
Lewis Carroll
Alice's adventures in wonderland, 1996
Jules Verne
Around the world in 80 days, 1997
Jack London
White Fang, 1997

Albin Michel, Paris
Regional French cooking receipes, by the chefs, 1996
Six books
565 watercolor illustrations.
: Provence
: Alsace
: Bretagne
: Lyon-Bourgogne
: Sud-Ouest
: Nord-Champagne-Ardenne

Morena, Paris
100 china ink illustrations
For Claude Tchou
Tales and Legends from Provence, 1997

Flammarion, Paris
My great parties picture book, 1998

Calligram, Coppé, Switzerland
200 gouache illustrations
With Pascale de Bourgoing
: The farmer, 1998
: Inuk in Greenland, 1998

SED, Paris
116 watercolor, gouache & acrylic illustrations
Reading book
Lecture Envol, 1998

Hachette, Paris
French language learning manual for English people, 1999

Éditions du Jasmin, Clichy
124 watercolor, china ink and dry pastel illustrations
: Tales of Aladdin, king of Yemen, 1999
: The four Talismans, 1999
: Tales of Fez, 1999
With José Féron-Romano
Tales from Berberia, 2000
Teenagers workshop
The queen of animals, 2000
Chanteloup-Maupertuis, Beaugency
240 gouache and acrylic illustrations
With Xavier Halard
: The horse through the French Middle-Age, 2000.
: The wolf through the French Middle-Age, 2002.
: Medieval Bestiary,
(to be published).

Bleueditions, Pau
15 pencil illustrations.
With Philippe Fournier
One week in Scotland, 2000

Lo Païs d'enfance, Aix-en-Provence
15 dry pastel illustrations
With Jean-Hugues Malineau
Memories from a little boy, 2000

Gründ, Paris
100 china ink illustrations. Tales and Legends from ancient Greece, 2000