Matthew Williams lives and works in the UK, and has been a practicing illustrator for 13 years, since leaving Falmouth College Of Arts in 1995. During this time he has recieved 1st prize for the winsor&newton category for best illustration in the AOI competition. His client list whilst being with The Organisation has included- Penguin, Puffin, A&C Black, TES Educational, Hodder & Staugton, Redline Educational. Mainly illustrating childrens books and natural history, both inside and cover work, the majority of Matthews illustrations have been created with Alkyds(fast drying oils) and more recently using digital media (painter,photoshop).