With a style that is strongly influenced by Frank Frazetta, Gustav Klimt, and Salvador Dalí, and Richard Corben Simon Bisley’s work is primarily based on paints, acrylics, and inks.
Born in the UK Bisley is best known for his 1990s work on ABC Warriors, Lobo and Sláine. However, his “warrior women” comprise some of his most famous works.
Various erotic female archetypes dressed in clothing specific various time periods is a “speciality” of Bisley with some works in this series being the strongest examples of his Frazetta influence.
Bisley started with doing magazine and album covers, his first work being a T-shirt design for Heavy Metal magazine Kerrang! Bisley quickly became a staple Heavy Metal cover artist, creating art for various issues of the magazine throughout the years.
Since 1997, Bisley is a regular contributor of Heavy Metal’s various magazines including 2000AD.