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
  • How to find a mystery man - BBC Science Focus
  • A couple of illustrations for Mother JonesI recently made a couple of illustrations for US magazine Mother Jones, one on the article A Fair Slice talking about restaurants going co-op giving all staff a bit of the business and how this could strengthen both the restaurant and staff. The second illustration was for an article talking about screen time and how parents shouldn't worry about how much time their kids stay in front of a screen in the long run
  • Personal illustrationI made this piece based on a recent rough that wasn’t selected but wanted to take it further while waiting between other projects. #illustration #illo #editorial #editorialillustration #editorialart #face #head #puzzle #fun #magazineillustration
  • How To Look After Your Teeth - BBC Science FocusA recent illustration for the latest issue of BBC Science Focus for an article giving tips on how to look after your teeth.
  • Contra - NES oNe Sheet Art ShowMy Contribution to Gallery 1988's latest exhibition NES oNe Sheet where one sheet posters are created based on popular NES games.
  • Lets Rewrite the Future - BBC Science FocusHere is an illustration I made for the recent Aleks Krotoski column in BBC Science Focus talking about how by repeating the mistakes of the past we are dooming the future and that it is time to come up with new ideas moving forward.
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Projects credited in
  • Fabrik Conditioner 19.05Creativity 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
    Dundee, United KingdomFreelance
  • Photoshop
  • Abobe Illustrator
  • Clip Studio Paint
  • Indesign
  • Freehand
  • Quark Xpress and Adobe Acrobat.
  • Pre Press
    B.A Hons. IllustrationDuncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design
     - Dundee, United Kingdom