Simeon Elson is an inspired Adobe certified commercial freelance illustrator, graphic artist and retoucher from 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, mixed media elements, retouching and photo manipulation 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.
Simeon is available for hire whilst working remotely or on client location.
Microsoft, Diesel, BT, Confused.com, 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.
"Simeon was great to work with, his unique style and approach was exactly what we were looking for with our sci-fi film poster. He took all of the elements we gave him to create a beautiful illustration. I would definitely recommend him!"
David Parrella, Cinematographer, Parrella Films
"I had a very particular concept in mind for my book sleeve that Simeon was able to capture with ease. The final product is stunning, and better yet has a certain edge and style to it which was just what I was looking for. Finally, he was very responsive and a pleasure to work with."
Shaqueous Williamson, Author
“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 fantastic 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 mesmerising 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