Simon Carr
Artist
Gelnica, Slovakia
                               
www.scarrindustries.com

I am a Freelance Illustrator and Senior Graphic Designer. I have 25 years of professional experience and my art is exclusively digital with a base in traditional mediums. I've w… Show more.

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Profile updated 28th November, 2022
Member since 15th August, 2016
Clients
Elizabeth Bonesteel, Modiphius Entertainment, Monte Cook Games, Christopher Patterson - Author, Kyanite Publishing, ECW Press, BJU Press, Bandoola Productions, Dana Crotts - Author…
Portfolio link: https://illo.cc/63098
Testimonial
Over the course of several series books, Simon has been an absolute pleasure to work with — he’s talented, professional, and detailed. He deftly translates entirely imagined worlds into amazing works of art that make those worlds real on the covers of our books. His talent speaks for itself in his portfolio and I would recommend him to anyone looking to work with an expert in character and scene illustration.
— Jessica Albert, Art Director, ECW Press



Meeting With The Boss – Revamp - Recently I’ve had a little bit of time between commissions so I decided to revamp one of my favourite painti... View Article
The Call of the Rift: Wake - Excited to share my latest cover painting for the 4th book in The Call of the Rift series entitled ‘Wake’ ... View Article
Brushwork Photo Study - Here’s another recent photo study which I decided to spend a bit more time on. For this painting I really... View Article
Wolves Study - Another recent photo study in support of a commission. If I’m not super familiar with the subject matter ... View Article
Skeleton Study - A recent photo study in support of an upcoming commission. I haven’t painted a ton of skeletal figures in... View Article
The War on Magic – Book Cover Commission… Excited to share a recent book cover commission, for a self published author, that I really enjoyed creating! ... View Article
Dark Winds – Book Cover Illustration - Here's my latest book cover illustration for ‘Dark Winds’ by Christopher Patterson. I decided to branch ou... View Article
The Dark Prince – New Personal Painting - When I started working on some thumbnails for this image, I had an idea of the type of character I wanted to c... View Article
A Second Portrait Commission for Elizabeth Bon… Here’s another recent portrait that I painted for author Elizabeth Bonesteel. For this painting I was tasked... View Article
Portrait Commission for Elizabeth Bonesteel - Here's a recent portrait that I painted for author Elizabeth Bonesteel. The brief for this painting was to cre... View Article
The Batman – Alternative Movie Poster - When I first heard about the new Batman movie I knew straight away that I was going to do an alternative poste... View Article
Unstable Power Acquisition for Monte Cook Game… Here’s my first commission for Monte Cook Games entitled ‘Unstable Power Acquisition’. I really enjoyed ... View Article
Recon - I initially intended this sketch to be just a warm up but, after noodling with it for a while, I decided to pu... View Article
Dragon illustration for fantasy author Christo… A new painting that I recently finished for fantasy author Christopher Patterson. I haven’t painted that man... View Article
Theophilus Shepstone portrait for Bandoola Pro… This is one of a series of portraits that I created earlier this year for a documentary about the Anglo Zulu w... View Article
Dracula Portrait - Halloween is one of my favourite times of the year so I decided to go ahead and create a photo-study of Dracul... View Article
Meeting with the Boss… - Just finished up the final ‘Meeting With The Boss’ painting. I really enjoyed getting into this scene and ... View Article
No Time To Die – alternative movie poste… I’ve been a fan of James Bond since I was a kid and so I decided create an alternative movie poster for the ... View Article
The Card Counter – movie poster - When I was looking at the movies that were soon to be released, there were a couple of films that I was intere... View Article
A Chance Beginning – book cover - Here’s my latest cover illustration for “A Chance Beginning” by Christopher Patterson. Creating the char... View Article
Heavenly Thunder, A Noble Sins Novel – Cover… Here’s my latest book cover illustration for “Heavenly Thunder” by Dana Jeffrey Crotts, which is the sec... View Article
Veronika portrait - I just finished up this portrait of my beautiful, positive and very supportive wife Veronika. I decided to sta... View Article
Back cover art for Call of the Rift: Crest - Here’s the back cover art to the 3rd book in the Call of the Rift series entitled ‘Crest’, by Jae Waller... View Article
The Green Knight – movie poster concept - Here’s the latest in a series of movie posters that I’m currently creating. I was drawn to this particular... View Article
Sergio Aguero - Here’s my finished painting of soccer player Sergio Aguero who plays for Manchester City. This was another p... View Article
Leon Draisaitl – Edmonton Oilers - Here’s my finished painting of Leon Draisaitl of the Edmonton Oilers. If you’ve been following my work, yo... View Article
Book cover art for Call of the Rift: Crest - Last year I was lucky enough to be asked to create the cover art for the 3rd book in the Call of the Rift seri... View Article
Wrath of Man – Alternative movie poster - Following on from my portrait sketch of Jason Statham, I decided to go ahead and create an alternative poster ... View Article
Wrath of Man – Portrait illustration - In anticipation of the Wrath of Man movie directed by Guy Ritchie, starring Jason Statham, I decided to go ahe... View Article
American Psycho - I’d all but finished the painting when I realized that the poster seemed to be lacking in some way. I to... View Article
Erik Eleodum - Here’s a character illustration I’ve just completed for one of my clients who is an independent fa... View Article
Casablanca - This was the final painting I completed for the ‘Ideation and Visual Storytelling’ course at Visual Arts P... View Article
Nightfall - I recently signed up for the ‘Ideation and Visual Storytelling’ course at Visual Arts Passage. For this as... View Article
Diversion 2020 – Personal Work - The last few months have brought a lot of challenges and to help me work through some of the things that IR... View Article
Judge Anderson - I decided to go ahead and enter the 2000 AD Art Stars competition again and this time the theme was Judge Ande... View Article
Dragon Sword Book Cover - Just finished my cover illustration and design for ‘Dragon Sword – Demon’s Fire Book 1’ by Christo... View Article
Judge Death - Near the end of last year I decided to enter the 2000AD Art Stars competition and here’s my final illust... View Article
Necromancer Book Cover Illustration - Here’s a recent book cover commission that I created, entitled The Necromancer. This was a fun cover to ... View Article
Chindwin Crossing - I recently finished up another WW2 illustration for the ‘Soldiers of Empires’ project, depicting t... View Article
Rude Awakening, A Noble Sins Novel – Cov… I’m finally able to reveal my cover illustration for the latest upcoming book by Dana Crotts entitled ... View Article
The Call of the Rift: Veil – Book cover … Earlier this year I was fortunate enough to be asked to create the cover illustration for the second Call of t... View Article
The Darkness Returns by Michael D. Nadeau for … Last year I was lucky enough to be commissioned to create a cover illustration for an upcoming book entitled ... View Article
The Battle of Witok - Here’s another illustration that I created for the ‘Soldiers of Empires‘ project. This was t... View Article
Oroonoko - Earlier this year I was lucky enough to be commissioned to create an illustration for a book on British litera... View Article
New Personal Work – Waiting - This is my latest personal piece and also the third instalment next to my other paintings ‘Morning Light... View Article
Hand of the Reckoners Book Cover - I’ve just finished this cover illustration for the upcoming book “Hand of the Reckoners” by Dana Crotts.... View Article
The Return II - I just completed a ‘finished’ version of my Return sketch from earlier this year. This is one of t... View Article
Soldiers of Empires – Rum Drop - Here’s another illustration that I created for the ‘Soldiers of Empires’ project. During the... View Article
Soldier of Empires – General Bill Slim - Late in 2016 I was commissioned to create an illustration of General Bill Slim in support of a much larger pro... View Article
Personal Work - I’ve recently started creating some personal painting’s to try out some new styles and techniques ... View Article
Demon Born: Ascent - This is the first ‘finished’ painting from a series of character sketches that I created recently ... View Article