Bernard Lodge studied art at Dover and Canterbury schools of art, and went on to study at the Royal College of Art. He has had a long and distinguished career as a graphic designer for the BBC, designing award-winning title sequences on classics such as Doctor Who
and The Mind Beyond
. In 1979 he co-founded Lodge/Cheesman productions and worked on pioneering computer graphics, which featured in two of Ridley Scott's films, Bladerunner
. After five years of advanced work on computer imaging, Bernard decided to go back to printmaking and illustration and wrote and illustrated his first picture book in 1991. He is married to the illustrator Maureen Roffey.