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Roy Cross

 (born 1924)
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  ...  Displaying 750 of 1580 characters.



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About  Roy Cross

Born:  1924 - London, England
Known for:  marine painting, aircraft illustration