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Scott Balmer

Freelance IllustratorDundee, United Kingdom
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Scott Balmer

Freelance IllustratorDundee, United Kingdom
About me
Scott Balmer is a freelance illustrator currently based in the UK, who solves problems of the visual nature. He has produced work for numerous clients and has had his work shown in galleries around the world. Clients include: The New York Times – Konami Europe – Fangamer – Monocle – M & C Saatchi – The Guardian – MIT Technology Review – Computer Arts – Digital Artist Magazine – University of Toronto Magazine – Nokia – Readers Digest – Umbro – Howies – Bloomberg BusinessWeek - Boston Magazine - Gallery 1988 - Paramount Pictures
Projects
  • On the Contrary - BBC Science Focus
    Here’s an Illo for @bbcsciencefocus for the Aleks Krotoski column talking about unexpected findings in science such as an experiment where online emotional support fared better than face to face.
  • Secret 7 Sleeve Design
  • Eternal September
    Made this Illo for the latest issue of BBC Science Focus for Aleks Krotoski’s column talking about 1993s eternal September which saw an influx of new people on the web via AOL signups causing a rift in net etiquette with the old guard and how in these modern times maybe the new ways aren’t that bad as they appear to older netizens #illustration #illo #editorial #editorialillustration #editorialillustrator #newspaperillustration #magazineillustration #editorialart
  • Who Barks can also Bite - De Zeit
    This illustration was made for German newspaper Die Zeit for an article talking about Boris Johnson and his relationship with the BBC. The British prime minister and his conservative party are setting their sights on how the BBC reports them in the news and what options they have so that they could mould the independent broadcaster to fit their own political view point. My illustration appeared in the Thursday edition (24th of September) for anyone who what’s to seek it out.
  • Back to school
    Made this illustration for BBC Science Focus based on the Aleks Krotoski column talking about going back to school after lockdown and how we need to deal with the anxiety it may cause for not only students but the teachers as well. https://www.sciencefocus.com/comment/we-need-to-support-teachers-who-have-to-deal-with-anxious-parents/
  • How times change
    Made this Illo for BBC Science Focus for the Aleks Krotoski column talking about how things can’t go back to the pre-Covid ways and how caution is still necessary https://www.sciencefocus.com/comment/we-have-no-right-to-return-to-pre-covid-ways-of-being-it-will-put-our-communities-in-danger/
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Projects credited in
  • Fabrik Conditioner 19.05
    Creativity from across the Fabrik community featuring Poppy France, Scott Balmer, Alex Tillman, Chi San Wan, Henry Scholfield, Jamie Whitby, Electric Lime, Thom Gurdjian, Arnaud Giacomini, Xcopy, Evaldas Cesnavicius, Belinda Colozzi, Mitchell Stuart, Elliott Wilcox, Summer Agnew and Colin Solal Cardo.
Work history
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    IllustratorFreelance
    Dundee, United KingdomFreelance
Skills
  • Photoshop
  • Abobe Illustrator
  • Clip Studio Paint
  • Indesign
  • Freehand
  • Quark Xpress and Adobe Acrobat.
  • Pre Press
Education
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    B.A Hons. IllustrationDuncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design
     - Dundee, United Kingdom