Simeon Elson is an inspired international commercial freelance illustrator and graphic artist based in London. Simeon's explosive, realistic works are inspired by sport, music, comics, movies, street art and current affairs. For more than a decade he has developed and diversified his graphical style(s) merging digital illustration, vector graphics, traditional drawing, and mixed media elements to produce images that are innovative and full of energy.
Simeon has created illustrations and designs for: advertising agencies, television commercials, 2D animations, apparel, book publishers, fashion brands, magazine editorial, record labels, online content and commercial events.
Microsoft, Diesel, BT, Brother, Greatcall, East Coast Trains, Momentum Worldwide, Davis Elen Advertising, Penguin Books, The Telegraph, Anomaly (NY), Grazia (UK), Macmillan Publishing, Advanced Photoshop magazine, Black Enterprise magazine, Computer Arts, SRLV Accountants.
“From the briefing stage to receiving the first rough it was clear that my concept was in safe hands. I found Simeon not only prompt and easy to work but also he has the right balance of fulfilling the brief and suggesting various executions. The whole process was pleasurable and I received a fantasic piece of art at the end of it.”
Justin Snartt, Creative Director, Total TVGuide
“Simeon delivered the perfect illustration that not only adhered to our brief but also included many aspects that Simeon worked in using his own style and expertise. His piece has lifted what could have been a run-of-the-mill cover to something truly unique and eye catching.”
Nigel Wynn, Cycling Weekly
“Simeon is a talented, approachable and trustworthy illustrator with a knack of producing dazzling tutorials that employ all manner of mesmerizing techniques.”
Tom Dennis, Future Publishing
“A great illustrator, delivered exactly what we asked for in a short space of time, always important with a weekly magazine!”
Jonathan AD, Creative Director at Grazia UK