Rob Peacock lives in Newtowncashel, Co. Longford, and is an illustrator, and writer of poetry and children's books. Rob began exploring his interest in creative media in the 1990's as an Open Studio abstract artist in London.
Now, living in the heart of rural Ireland. Rob draws his inspiration from the natural surroundings through the seasons, and the myths and folklore of the locality in which he works as a wildlife rehabilitator, animal rescue facilitator, saddler, stableman and groom.
With his previous work in Special Needs education, Rob enjoys working with the simplicity of colour, form and design, to convey a story through the language of images, as well as the written word. Writers' group.
Rob specialises in photo-illustration, though too enjoys the process of drawing and colouring by hand, to bring to life the narrative of the work of fellow authors.
Rob is a member of Lanesborough Writers’ Group.