Biography Simon Jardine
Simon is a West Berkshire based illustrator and artist who creates humorous artwork, using both digital and traditional media. Simon is equally happy drawing in black and white or colour and also enjoys adding movement to his characters with animation. Locally Simon works with the Corn Exchange in Newbury, running workshops and creating their panto artwork. He has been running his illustration business, Armadillo Images, since 2003.
The paintings Simon creates are influenced by the local countryside and wildlife, the sea, heavy and alternative rock and anything else he finds interesting and visually stimulating. They are painted in acrylics and often feature heavy texture and under painting, interesting characters the odd fox and a touch of humour.