Bob Farley (R D Farley) worked in a number of West-End Studios on Still Life, figures for posters and advertising. With his wife Jan, they ran a studio in the City of London for 13 years, during which time, he provided many illustrations for the London Mystery Magazine. He was Art Editor for a number of publications and was also designer of the ATV Yearbook together with the late Norman Collins. Recent works have included illustrations for a new translation of Beowulf. Educational and historical subject matter and a series of portraits.