Simon Cooper is an artist currently living near York – UK. He studied illustration at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art in Dundee. On graduating, he headed to London with his degree and his pencil case to seek his fortune. No fortune thus far, though a rich and varied career in illustration has followed.
With Simon producing work for clients including the BBC, NME, Ti...me Out, Empire, Car Magazine, Penguin Books, Pan Macmillan and Oxford University Press.
He creates his illustrations using paper, pencil, pen and digital black magic. He generally tries to find a humorous perspective to the subject matter. Inspiration comes from all angles with the influences of a lifelong love of music, cinema and comics often evident in his work.