I grew up in London and come from a family of football players and watchers. I hated football. So instead I would draw a lot. I moved to Sydney when I was 18 and Dubai when I was 21. This is where my professional illustration career really started. After 10 years in the hot desert as a freelance commercial illustrator, I moved back to Europe and specifically Amsterdam, where I have been ever since.
I love Amsterdam with its canals and cute wonky houses. And on a bike, you can be anywhere in the city in less than 30 minutes. There are more bikes in Amsterdam than people. This has lead to my new collection of bike illustrations. Inspired by the odd and wacky bikers that traverse this network of canals and tiny streets the collection is constantly growing. Although this is a new freer style for me, you can check out some of my other commercial illustration work at my website www.simonsturge.net.
Always open to new projects so please get in touch if you want to discuss a project or if you have a personalised bike image you want to request.
Simon Sturge joined Pixels.com Licensing on October 24th, 2009.