“Paul Bateman, Collage & Photomontage illustrator"

Paul Bateman is a professional illustrator based in the UK. He produces photomontage & collage images using Photoshop, an Apple Mac & a tardis of reference material.


Paul Bateman is a UK based illustrator producing quirky and amusing often celebrity-led & character photomontages. He also has a reputation for iconic & striking multi-image based collages for a diverse range of publishing & advertising clients worldwide.

His work ranges from illustrations for editorial commissions through to brochures, annual reports, book jackets, billboard posters & even the odd bus along the way!

Paul's background is in the traditional techniques of scissors & paste collage, but now produces his artwork digitally in Adobe Photoshop.

He uses a wide range of both self-created & found imagery he has collected, but is also happy to work with those supplied by clients.

" I'm always fascinated how the combination & juxtaposition of multiple images can illustrate a concept or idea." - Paul Bateman

Paul Bateman's illustrations have been selected many times for the Association of Illustrators 'Images" annual. The annual celebrates illustration excellence & comprises the selected works as chosen each year by the independent industry-insider jury. Paul's illustrations were chosen most recently for 'Images 30' & 'Images 32'. In 'Images 26' he had a total of four images selected, in the editorial, advertising & book sections.

He has also featured in articles about his work in Photoshop Creative Magazine & Creative W.E.B Magazine in South Korea, as well as contributing tutorials for Computer Arts Projects Magazine.


Times Educational Supplement + Times Higher Education Magazine + Grazia + The Daily Telegraph + The Independent + Cycling Plus + Northumberland College + Radio Times + Expedia + BBC Focus Magazine + Land's End + Readers Digest + Moneywise + IT Training + Future Publishing + Oxford University Press + Diver + Now + Insurance Times + Shares + Candis + HSBC + Lion Publishing + Marketing Week + PR Week + Solicitors Journal + Royal Mail + British Airways + Promotions & Incentives + Marketing Direct + GP Magazine + Community Care + Spirit + Voyager + Pride + Natwest + Abbey + Hodder Headline + Mars + Cadbury + Red + Avery + ISL Forlag + Asiaweek + Time Out + The Observer + NME + Penguin + Pearsons + Saatchi + Avery Labels + Snickers + Channel 4 + Sony + Graduate Prospects + Haymarket Publishing + Centaur Publishing + BMI Baby + Elle + River Publishing + Campaign + GQ Magazine + BBC Homes & Antiques + The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra + many, many more............