Editorial Art

In 1954 I went to St Martins School of Art in London and studied Commercial Design and Illustration. On leaving the Art School in 1957 I was soon busy working as a freelance illustrator producing a variety of artwork for books, magazines, advertising and the press.

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Book Jackets

I produced cover art for books of every kind: biographies, romances, thrillers, war epics and westerns as well as ghost stories and the wilder shores of science fiction and fantasy. I revelled in their sheer variety.

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Book Illustration

Book illustrations help stories come alive. They provide dramatic scenes that drive the narrative or provide decorative embellishments to the text.

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© Michael Leonard