Roy Cross is active/lives in United Kingdom. Roy Cross is known for marine painting, aircraft illustration.
Biography Roy Cross
Roy Cross was born in London and began his career during World War II
as a technical illustrator for training manuals. After the war,
he became a freelance artist and a respected journalist and illustrator
of aircraft subjects.
Primarily self-taught, Cross studied briefly at the Camberwell School
of Arts and Crafts and at St. Martin's School of Fine Arts in
London. He achieved renown in the 1960s while working for Airfix,
the celebrated maker of aircraft models whose name is synonymous in the
United Kingdom with plane models.
Cross joined the Society of Aviation Artists in 1952, but became
interested in historic marine painting after seeing the work of
Montague Dawson. In 1973 Cross had his
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