SIMON ATKINSON CREATIVE ARTS

                       SIMON ATKINSON ILLUSTRATION

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  Book & Magazine Illustrations    

2001: a space odyssey

In the early 1990's Simon Atkinson teamed up with Author Piers Bizony to bring to life a project that both had independently dreamed of for many years. A book. THE definitive account of the making of the greatest Sci-Fi movie of  all time - Stanley Kubrick's 2001: a space odyssey.  Featured here are pictures of Simon's main spacecraft illustrations. for the background story on the project and these images click here for the UNDERVIEW article in which Simon explains the background to these illustrations.

        2001: Filming The Future        

 

2001: A Space Odyssey 'DISCOVERY 1' SPACE POD Side elevation : 2001:Filming the future by Piers Bizony (Aurum Press) Airbrush and handpainted Acrylics on CS10 Artboard

       THIS ORIGINAL ARTWORK IS AVALABLE FOR SALE : for more information click here

2001: A Space Odyssey 'DISCOVERY 1' SPACE POD Front elevation : 2001:Filming the future by Piers Bizony (Aurum Press) Airbrush and handpainted Acrylics on CS10 Artboard (Now in private Collection)

2001: A Space Odyssey 'ORION SPACE CLIPPER' Plan view: 2001: Filming the future by Piers Bizony (Aurum press) Airbrush and handpainted Acrylics on CS10 Artboard (Now in private Collection)

2001: A Space Odyssey 'ARIES 1B' Lunar Shuttle Spacecraft Side elevation : 2001:Filming the future by Piers Bizony (Aurum Press) Colour artwork Airbrush and handpainted Acrylics on CS10 Artboard (Now owned by Tom Hanks)

2001: A Space Odyssey 'ARIES 1B' Spacecraft Side elevation working drawing

2001: A Space Odyssey 'ARIES 1B' Spacecraft plan View working Drawing

2001: A Space Odyssey 'ARIES 1B' Lunar Shuttle Spacecraft Underside View working drawing : 2001:Filming the future by Piers Bizony (Aurum Press)

2001: A Space Odyssey 'Discovery 1' Spacecraft: side elevation. For enlarge view click on image. (now owned by Private Collector)

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON SIMON's 2001 ARTWORK CLICK HERE FOR 'THE UNDERVIEW' FEATURE ON SIMON & HIS ILLUSTRATIONS.

 'CHALLENGER - GO AT THROTTLE UP' Commission for FOCUS Magazine. Airbrush and handpainted Acrylics on CS10 Artboard

 

MIR SPACE STATION drawing for ISLAND IN THE SKY : Piers Bizony/Aurum Press

SKYLAB drawing for ISLAND IN THE SKY : Piers Bizony/Aurum Press

 

 SPACE SHUTTLE ORBITER Cutaway as originally supplied to the author. The image was subsequently 'coloured in' by another artist!

Graphic Novel Illustration

 

 'DECLARATION' Graphic Novel project with Keith Feinstein. 

Hardware (Spacecraft, Weaponry), Cityscapes, interiors : SIMON ATKINSON. 

Figures: Keith Feinstein

TV & Film Concepts

 

DECLARATION TV proposal : Spacecraft concepts Freedom (Above) Liberty (Below)

  

DECLARATION TV proposal : Robot and Fighter concepts                        (Videotopia - Keith Feinstein)

 VALENCE MK11 Modular Spacecraft Concepts for MMAG 11 (Videotopia) 

 

VALENCE MK11 Modular Spacecraft Concepts for MMAG 11 Rear Section (Videotopia)

 

 

RUSSIAN N1 Moon Rocket Launch Storyboard art 197X (Videotopia)

RUSSIAN N1 Moon Rocket Launch Storyboard art part 2 197X (Videotopia)

US LUNAR LANDER & HABITAT concepts 197X (Videotopia)

DELTA 1 Aircraft concept

 

Traditional Illustrations & Drawings

MERDDIN EMRYS ON THE FESTINIOG RAILWAY : limited edition print from Pencil drawing : Festiniog Railway

The original drawing is available for sale! click here.

 

RESTORED US CAR: Private Commission

DEHAVILLAND HERON : The Nuclear Power Group

17th CENTURY COTTAGE:  National Trust

 

CHRISTMAS CARD ARTWORK:  For Amalgam Modelmakers & Designers