Archive: Nov 2013

  1. Cards Galore!

    With the holiday season quickly approaching (only 27 days left!!) Bright Art Licensing is getting loads of new cards processed and printed before the New Year. We’re excited to share several new beautiful designs that our artists have produced! Amy Tollafield  Gladys Baccala Vicky Pugh Dotty Lottie Mandy Pritty Natalie Marshall Lola Design

  2. Mark Chambers: Onwards and upwards

    Congrats Mark Chambers for winning the Sheffield Children’s Book Award along with Elizabeth Baguley for their book Pigeon Poo, published by Little Tiger Press. Illustrator Mark Chambers’ first book, Spike’s Crime Time (Letts Educational) is fun and wacky, setting the scene for Mark’s future work and providing a fantastic platform for his entrance into the world of children’s […]

  3. SCBWI Annual Winchester Event

    Amanda and I had a great time at the SCBWI Annual Winchester Event, hosted on Saturday night in the fantastic Guildhall. Chattering around a room filled with book lovers from all perspectives, it was apparent that the support of SCBWI is an important contributer to the confidence and positivity of their member authors and illustrators […]

  4. Cherie Zamazing paints pebbles at Nottingham book event!

    Tell us a little about the Waterstone’s event – did you enjoy meeting your fans?

 Waterstone’s was so much fun! They asked me to come in to read my story to children (and paint pebbles with them) after they heard about an event I ran at the Lowdham Book Festival, back in July . The […]

  5. Fred Blunt: New challenges and illustrations

    Like many of Bright’s illustrators, Fred Blunt knew from a toddling age that he wanted to draw for a living. Inspired by The Muppets, Quentin Blake and the Flintstones, Fred’s fresh, quirky art grabs attention and quickly helped him to stand out. After graduating from UWE Bristol, Fred began by sending out his samples to publishers everywhere.  He purchased the […]

  6. Kate Greenway Medal nominations

    Bright is very proud to support our illustrators who have been nominated for the Kate Greenaway Medal, particularly as this award specifically recognises exceptional artistic talent for children’s illustration. We are known for discovering and developing new illustrators for the children’s books. Both Nicola O’Byrne and Yasmeen Ismail have only been with Bright for a […]

  7. Inspiration from Bright Artists

    We asked all some of our artists to remember what books they read as children and what illustrations inspired them to become artists.  Here are some of the stories we got back… DAN CRISP The books I remember vividly as a child were Danny the Champion of the World and The Hobbit, which my Dad […]