||It is a common sight just step out of London and into the countryside to see hot air baloons rising up into the sky, trying to catch the sun as it sets. Throughout his career, Nigel has split his time between teaching illustrations at a very academic levels and creating award winning art fot world renowned clients. He fondly recalls receiving both a silver and a bronze in the Association of illustrattors prestigous Images awards book, the U.K.'s only judged annual contest devoted to illustrtors. Today, Nigel still appreciates this beauty througout the diverse british landscape, from the soft rollin hills of Kent to the ruggged Cairngorms in Scotland. With time, he has also grown to find it in the cities as well, including London, on of the worlds great architeture cities. It was during his many drives home to Falmouth from London on a stretch of road where balloons dot the sky, that he found inspiration for our scene here.