Alexis Marcou has been doing freelance work since 2007 for a wide range of clients such as Nike, PepsiCo, Atomic Skis, BMW, Hewlett Packard and Derwent. His style often uses intricate shading and geometric lines for his illustrations. The effects are usually created using graphite. The techniques he uses, combine a mixture of traditional methods and digital art. Alexis has recently been commissioned to produce artwork for the mechanical pencil packaging.