Born in Glasgow, Rugman moved to London in 1996 to study at Chelsea Art College, and has been an active professional artist in London for over 20 years. A graphic artist by trade his early roots are in the commercial art world and fashion industry, influenced by vintage 50’s Americana, punk, skater, and biker culture.
Schoony’s background is rooted in special effects and prosthetics for the film industry. His career spans over 30 years. Since the age of fifteen has has worked on over a hundred films. His work and reputation for high quality and pioneering techniques has reached far corners of the world.