My work career in visual media started in 1970 following a College Photography Course which took me into Commercial Photography , Entertainment Industry Photography in Theatres , Wedding and
Portrait Photography , Motor Sport Photography of Formula One - Formula Two -Touring Cars....and Advertising Product Studio Photography .
I entered the World of Toy Photography in 1988 and added Children's Comics and Magazines to my work in the following years .
Over the next thirty three years my work in the Toy Industry , Children's Comics Photographic Illustration.....and now in the TV and Film Industry with Miniature Set Production Design and Model
Making....has taken my visual media work across England , Europe , United States of America and around the world .
My two previous websites have been brought together with my Toy Industry work since this site was created in 2016 .
This new website features a showcase of my visual media work from my career , covering most of the last thirty five years .
The studio based in Lancashire , north west England is the home of my supermation photo art style of realistic model animation creations .
The studio website has received over 169,000 viewers , with over 2000 visitors to the site each month looking in on my latest imagery creations .
My Toy Industry Advertising work has featured across many leading products over the years.......
ACTION MAN - THE BRATZ - LARA CROFT TOMB RAIDER - ZERO HOUR - G I JOE ACTION FORCE - MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE - MIGHTY MAX - JOHNNY QUEST - MEGA
FORCE - POWER RANGERS - GHOSTBUSTERS - NINJA TURTLES - M.A.S.K. - TRANSFORMERS - BUTT UGLY MARTIANS - JUNIPER JUNGLE - PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN - DANGER GIRLS - DIGIMON - POWER PUFF GIRLS
- QUAKE 2 - BETTY SPAGETTI - WARNER BROS LOONEY TOONS - ROBIN HOOD PRINCE OF THIEVES - DANGER GIRLS and lots more .
My Children's Media work has featured in the creation of fifteen photostory comics adventures for Hasbro's Action Man products using Supermation Photography techniques .
Selling over 700,000 copies of the Summer and Winter Specials for the Action Man Comic .
The studio also created over sixty cover shots for the monthly Action Man Comic , together with over two hundred poster pictures during the eight years I worked for Marvel Comics UK / Panini
Comics UK / Hasbro Toys UK .
In the Greetings Card Industry I created seven very successful supermation style Action Man Birthday Cards designs for the UK based Company GEMMA CARDS , together with realistic photography of
Action Man for the Book Annuals published by PEDIGREE BOOKS .
My Exhibition Photography Media Advertising work has featured in the promotions for Gerry Anderson's "SPACE CITY EXHIBITION" and also BBC Television's "DR WHO EXHIBITION" in Blackpool , Lancashire
, England in the nineteen seventies .
The TPD Studio's Visual PhotoDesign work with my photography has appeared for the following Companies Products in Children's Comics and Newspapers / Magazines ......MARVEL COMICS UK , PANINI
COMICS UK , HASBRO TOYS UK , MATTEL TOYS UK , TOONTASTIC COMICS , CARTOON NETWORK COMIC , WARNER BROS LOONEY TOONS COMICs , BUTT UGLY MARTIANS COMIC , TRANSFORMERS COMIC , NINJA TURTLES COMIC , LUCKY
BAG COMIC and PEDIGREE BOOKS ACTION MAN ANNUAL , THE BRATZ MAGAZINE for TITAN Magazines , FIRST LEISURE CORPORATION , EMI , The Blackpool Tower and Winter Gardens Company , Blackpool's North and
Central Piers....together with many more....
SUPERMATION PHOTOSTORIES created at my studios in Lancashire , England have been featured in UK Film - TV Media Magazine "INFINITY" in three Editions .
The American website " Animation World " , the UK websites " Moonbase Central - Projectswordtoys " , " Small Scale World Blogspot " , " BBC Radio Lancashire Website " have all featured my
original Photostory Series "SEASTAR 5 INVADERS FROM THE ABYSS .
The Children's undersea adventure series of episodes has also been featured on a further twenty media sites across the web in the last five years........
In 2020 I entered the UK Film Industry for the first time to design and create eight individual studio sized miniature spacecraft models for two new British Sci-Fi Feature Films being
produced by Simon Cox called "Of Infinite Worlds" .
These exciting movies currently being created in England together will once again show my modelwork visual designs to a world wide audience . Previews of these miniatures can now be viewed on this
My Studio is currently in the production of its new series of four Children's Supermation Illustrated Storybooks for SEASTAR 5 INVADERS FROM THE ABYSS .
This exciting new series includes more than fifteen sci-fi undersea adventure stories .
Featured in a new fully updated supermation digital photoart format specially created and designed by Richard Dixon at his TPD STUDIOS in England this year .
The first two new books from this fifteen episode series are due for release before the end of this year .
TPD STUDIOS is also starting production on new Supermation Stories from some of Richard Dixon's sci-fi concept creations.....these will be appearing in illustrated book format in 2023 and
beyond.....more details of the release dates for these new items will appear here soon .
SUPERMATION PHOTOART STORIES IN DIGITAL SUPERMATION IMAGERY COMING SOON......
SEASTAR 5 INVADERS FROM THE ABYSS
BOOK THREE AND BOOK FOUR .....RELEASE DATE - EARLY 2023......
SEASTAR 5 - UNDERSEA EMPIRE - BOOK FIVE .
The undersea adventures with the crew of the SEASTAR 5 continue in a new special edition book .
Includes a new full length SEASTAR 5 story , together with an extensive behind the scenes look at how the series of adventures was created .
This book release due Spring 2023 .
STEAMBOAT JACK - THE FIRST ADVENTURE .
MAGNUS JONES AND THE STARJET RANGERS
MAGNUS JONES AND THE PIRATES OF THE GALAXY