Colin Livingstone


  • Year
    Role / Type
    Name of Production / Director
    Company / Venue
  • 1981 - 2014
    Scenic Artist - Concept Artist - Illustrator
    Animation, television, advertising and film design including BBC Dr.Who concept illustrations Titanic set. Miles Kelly Publishing : Ancient Egypt and Greek series. Chiquita Fruits Australasia and US banana and fruit cartoon campaigns.Many Films.
    Old School Art Studio and Puku Films Ltd. Contracted to Television New Zealand and others for 15 years.
    New Zealand, Australasia, Europe, US
  • 1977 - 1992
    Commonwealth Games, Lotto, Black Beauty, The Champions, Hunter's Gold, Children of Fire Mountain, Radio Waves, Mortimer's Patch, Stars on Sunday, Chic Chat, News on One, Shazzam, many others.


  • Year
  • 1981
    3 yr. Scenic Design
    Television New Zealand
    1981, 3 yr. Scenic Design
    Television New Zealand
  • 1977
    Dip. Fine and Applied Arts
    Otago Polytechnic
    1977, Dip. Fine and Applied Arts
    Otago Polytechnic

About me

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I am an ex Kiwi scenic artist, model maker, mural painter and illustrator.I have a studio in Shropshire, but, depending on the project, am able to work anywhere.I am versatile in style,ranging from figurative / realism to surreal/ cartoon with a strong work ethic.I have produced concepts for advertising and design for film.

Additional Skills

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Able to sculpt and render in polystyrene, milliput,fibre plasters and clays. Ageing, graining, marbling, effects detailing etc. Also works as character designer, cartoonist and background illustrator for advertising campaigns, publishing and animation.Skilled in digital design, Adobe Photoshop CS Series, CTP Pro 2D Animation, Corel Painter and many proprietary Art and Design programs.

Industry Awards

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QE2 Arts Award ( New Zealand )1991

Powys Tec New Enterprise Award 1993

Various successful campaigns and projects over many years.High profile projects for TV and advertising.


Tim Housden

Job Title: Project Manager
Company Name: currently Lawn Tennis Association
Address: 20B The Drive
Tel No: 07766 428 087

Assheton Gorton
Production Designer (Film)

Tel 01588 620 098 / 620 205

Eithin Y Gaer
nr Pant Glas

David Lewis (illustration agent)

David Lewis Illustration Agency
Worlds End Studios
134 Lots Road
London SW10 0RJ
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7435 7762
Fax: +44 (0) 20 7351 5044
Mobile: +44 (0) 7931 824 674

Additional Information

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Have also worked in graphic design, book illustration, advertising, film and television design projects.Supplied murals and dioramas for museum / display
as well as prop / set making and scenic art for stage.


Primary Job Title
Scenic Artist
Secondary Job Title
Prop Maker
Job Titles
AV Technician, Prop Maker, Scenic Artist, Set Builder, Set Designer
Years in industry
6 years +
Company Experience
Childrens Theatre, Educational Theatre, Exhibitions, International Touring Theatre, Regional Theatre
Experienced in
Comedy, Drama, Exhibitions, Experimental, Fringe, Musicals, Opera, Pantomime, Revue, Tragedy
Interested in
Cruises, European Tour, UK Tour, World Tour
DBS checked
Driving Licences