Country: United Kingdom (Great Britain)
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|Simon is an acclaimed digital media artist based in South Wales, UK who creates arresting, contemporary imagery and animation for new media, broadcast, print and video. His 3D computer graphics (aka CGI) expertise can be employed in various markets such as architectural visualization, product visualization, bio-medial and pharmaceutical visualisation, training videos and simulation, logo design and branding, corporate brochures, advertising and display graphics, magazine illustration, motion graphics, video production and special effects. He is also a fine artist producing contemporary visual art utilising digital technology to leverage his ideas in both real and virtual space.
His commercial digital imagery has been used by international clients including BBC Worldwide, Isuzu and Fujitsu, while in the UK Simon has worked for Dennis Publishing, Future Publishing, IDG Communications and Byron Advertising to name a few. As an experienced authority on 2D and 3D computer graphics and the creative aspects of digital technology Simon has contributed to leading creative journals such as Digit, Computer Arts, 3D World, MacUser and MacWorld magazines over the pas 7 years.
As a leading expert on digital 3D graphics Simon has authored 5 books to date, including "Design Directories: Digital 3D Design" ISBN:0304359904, which has sold over 40,000 copies and been translated into four languages, "3D Wizardry" ISBN:0240519221 and "The Complete Guide to Digital 3D Design" ISBN:1904705383. His texts on the subject have become standards in academic institutions arround the globe and offer clear and concise introductions to the complex world of digital 3D graphics to those wishing to learn this exacting artistic discipline. He has just completed his latest book on creating 3D landscapes and environments, snappily entitled "3D Worlds" to be published later this year.
On occasion Simon also teaches application-specific courses in 3D computer graphics. Future goals include not having any more kids, and taming the ones he does have. Specialties: 3D computer graphics (still imagery and animation for advertising, product visualization, web, print and video), 2D graphics, photo-manipulation, digital illustration (magazine illustration, corporate, editorial, conceptual, book covers, CD cover art). Digital Fine Art. Journalist, Author. Curating digital art.