Mark Oldroyd graduated from St Martins School of Art where he studied Illustration, he now lives with his wife and teenage sons in the small market town of Battle (as in 1066) in East Sussex.

Mark is well known for his atmospheric, detailed illustrative style. He is a traditional artist creating his illustrations, as acrylic paintings. He has a beautiful sense of colour and composition, which has led him to work with a broad range of clients including the Radio Times, English Heritage and A&C Black for children’s classics.

Clients include:

A&C Black,BBC Audiobooks, Dorling Kindersley, Egmont Children‚’s Books, Euromoney Magazine, Harper Collins, Inside Housing, Lerner Publishing (US), Oxford University Press, Scholastic Children’s Books, Scotland on Sunday