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Welcome to the

Simon Atkinson Creative Arts 


Featuring the work, past and present, of Model Maker & Illustrator Simon Atkinson and much more.

The site is divided into different sections reflecting the diverse range of Simon’s activities. We hope you enjoy the selection of images and information on each of the projects featured.

If you would like to make contact with Simon directly leave a message via theContact Form.

Simon Atkinson with his restored original Blakes 7 London miniature

Photograph courtesy of Mark Dunlop photography.

Simon Atkinson's restored Blakes 7 London Spacecraft
Simon Atkinson's restored Blakes 7 London Spacecraft miniature - photograph by Mark Dunlop

Over 45 years since Simon built this iconic spacecraft for the BBC series, the model has returned for restoration to its original filming condition. Follow the process HERE

Simon Atkinson is reunited with his Blakes 7 London Miniature at Mat Irvines 2018 'SmallSpace' Event - photograph by Piers Bizony
1:25 scale miniature recreation of Gerry & Sylvia Anderson's AP Film studio built by Simon Atkinson and his students at the City of Glasgow College 2018

Century 21 (AP Films) 

Studio Model Project !

Gerry and Sylvia Anderson's iconic studio building reproduced in miniature!


Simon is perhaps best known for his illustration work - in particular that featured in the landmark publication 2001:filming the future, written by author and close friend Piers Bizony.

To see more of Simon's illustration projects including 2001: a space odyssey, Graphic novel art, TV/Film concepts, railway art & much more go to the ILLUSTRATION section of the site.

The Orion lll spaceplane from 2001: A Space Odyssey - one of Simon Atkinson's limited edition print collection from the 2001: A Space Odyssey Spacecraft Limited Edition Print Collection.
Preparation for launch - from the proposed 'Declaration' graphic novel by Simon Atkinson & Keith Feinstein
The Aardvark spacecraft concept by Simon Atkinson ((c) Simon Atkinson 2023 All Rights Reserved)
'The United States' Spacecraft concept by Simon Atkinson (c) Simon Atkinson 2023 All Rights Reserved


For over 45 years as a professional Model Maker, Simon has designed and built models of many varieties and subjects, Film & TV, Architectural, Aerospace, Industrial, Motorsport and Product Design.

To view a sample of some of the numerous projects he has been involved in go to the MODELMAKING section of the site. 

Shangrila Towers miniature featured in Terry Gilliam's BRAZIL - miniature by Simon Atkinson & David Wightman
1/15 scale Talyllyn Railway Dolgoch Station by Simon Atkinson ( image (c) Simon Atkinson 2023 All Rights Reserved)
Space Shuttle Columbia and launch platform model by Simon Atkinson ( image (c) Simon Atkinson 2023 All Rights Reserved)
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