Roy Frederick Carnon, born in England in 1911 grew up in Isleworth, London, briefly attending art school in Chiswick. He became an illustrator working mainly for advertising agencies and drawing book covers. Carnon was part of the team responsible for producing concept drawings, sketches and paintings for 2001: A Space Odyssey After 2001, Carnon worked on other films including the Bond movies, Superman, Raiders of the Lost Ark Return of the Jedi. In addition to all Carnon was a prolific and un painter and also wrote some poetry. He had the ability to turn from set design to portraits from technical drawing to lively figure drawing, sketches and landscapes. Some of his film artwork’s are in the Victoria and Albert Museum.