Personal Profile

Born in Kent, Steve's parents moved the family to St.Ives in Cornwall when he was two. A passion for drawing and painting followed. On leaving school he went on to study illustration at his local Art College, graduating in 1985. Since then, Steve has worked with a range of clients from around the world, providing work for publishers, stamp design, advertising campaigns, packaging and greetings cards. He has received six major international Illustration awards and nominations for his work. He enjoys working in a variety of fields and subjects, often linked by his loves of history and detail. Steve now lives in Cardiff with his wife and three children.

Location:  Cardiff, United Kingdom

Professional Profile

Working as an illustrator for over thirty years, Steve has established a critically acclaimed reputation for his intricate, detailed work, providing illustrations to clients around the world.

Steve enjoys working in a variety of fields and subjects, often linked by his loves of history and fine detail. He produces his artwork using traditional techniques, mostly painting with watercolor. Steve has worked with a range of clients from around the world, providing work for publishers, stamp design, advertising campaigns, packaging and greetings cards. In 2000 Steve started working on a critically acclaimed series of books for Dorling Kindersley including the multi award winning 'A Street Through Time.' He recently collaborated with Dorling Kindersley again, illustrating 'The Child Through Time Time' ( 2017). For more than fifteen years he has been working with renowned military publishers, Osprey Publishing, provided paintings for more than 50 books. If you wish to see more work please visit Steve's website or contact him if you have a specific request. Illustration Awards and nominations include: . Nominated for the Carnegie & Kate Greenaway Children's Book Awards 2003 . Nominated for the Deutshen Jugendliteraturpreis 2003 . Grand Prize Winner: Shankei Children's Literature Prize 2001 . Award winner: The Educational Valuable Picture Book 2000 . Award winner: The Longman History Today History book of the Year 2000 . Runner up in the Robert Stolz Trophy for Stamp design 1996

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 Available from: 15 Aug 2019

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 Freelance Work

Current status

 Freelance

Featured Skills

Watercolour, gouache and graphite

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