Guy Allen is an illustrator and cartoonist based in Surrey. He gave up a successful career in corporate identity design to make a fresh start as an illustrator in 2004. Since then he has built up a healthy following for his editorial work, particularly his Felix Petrol cartoons
for Octane Magazine
. His work can also be found in Classic and Sports Car
Cars and motor sport are Guy Allen's primary subjects. A background in graphic design, with knowledge of the techniques involved in commercial production has resulted in a distinctive style, combining hand-drawn artwork and digital processes. Strong use of colour and a bold graphic look have become trademarks.
The popularity of Guy Allen's magazine work has lead to a strong demand for commissioned pieces, with corporate and private clients throughout the world. An expanding collection of limited edition prints has also proved very popular with collectors and enthusiasts.