Archive: Sep 2016

  1. A Look Behind The Book with the Unstoppable Julia Patton!

    Julia Patton is an award-winning author and illustrator with over 25 picture books and educational titles published internationally. Her energy knows no bounds, and her books totally capture her personality and her ability to appeal to children through comical illustration and a child’s eye view. Last year Julia illustrated the Children In Need picture book, […]

  2. The Storm Whale In Winter: A Look Behind The Book with Benji Davies…

     THIS WEEK author and illustrator, Benji Davies, creator of The Storm Whale and Grandad’s Island, launched his highly anticipated picture book, The Storm Whale in Winter. Benji describes the book as being like the journey home; just as Storm Whale takes us out to sea, the sequel carries us back, as we find that Noi’s kind deed to […]

  3. The Heartiest of Story Times with Cap’n Fred Blunt!

    A great many little pirates joined us on Sunday — it was a truly excellent party me hearties! Fred Blunt led the crew, first on a wild goose chase with the infamous Captain Falsebeard, and then on to the very important activity of making pirate hats, something every pirate takes a great deal of pride […]

  4. All Fun at The St John’s Hill Street Fair…

    The Bright Emporium proudly sponsored and took part in the annual local street party on St John’s Hill on Sunday. We had glorious weather and a great turn out to the stall. We also officially opened our brand new exhibition, The Bright Collection, showcasing our talented artists and some beautiful artwork of the local area, such […]

  5. Launching The Bright Collection…

    On Tuesday night we held the private view of our brand new exhibition, The Bright Collection — a celebration of work by Bright artists across the globe. With the official public launch taking place on Sunday, in timing with the St John’s Hill street fair, here’s a preview of the stunning artwork on show. Artists featured: Feronia […]

  6. A Celebration of All Things Illustration Upon St John’s Hill…

    Why we opened The Bright Emporium: To celebrate our artists work and share it with the public, the agency has opened The Bright Emporium, a unique space that opens a window for customers into the illustration and children’s book world. This creative combined gallery, event space, boutique shop and licensing agency champions all things books! Through the Bright Emporium, […]

  7. The Great Storytime Bake Off with Clair Rossiter!

    Our Story time event took a different creative direction this weekend, as we turned our hand to cake decorating – well gingerbread man decorating, to be precise… We were joined by the very lovely Clair Rossiter who has just illustrated a brand new book for children by star of The BBc’s Great British Bake off […]

  8. A Look Behind The Book, with Funny Man Fred Blunt…

      Fred Blunt has a wicked sense of humour. For anyone who grew up in the late 70s or early 80s, you will totally recognise where Fred is coming from in terms of style, comic timing and artistic influence. In time with the release of his sequel to the much loved tale of Captain Falsebeard: […]

  9. BIG NEWS! New Team Member Joins Bright Art Licensing…

      Bright represents some of the top artists and designers for Art Licensing within the stationery, gift, home, print and card industries.  The Licensing team continually work with Bright’s impressive artist list to develop beautiful designs and concepts, providing trend boards and inspiration directly in line with you, the client’s, latest design briefs. We also attend and […]

  10. Behind the Book with Chris Robertson

    Chris’ latest book, Giraffes Ruin Everything published with Bloomsbury USA Children’s on August 16, 2016. Keep reading below as illustrator Chris Robertson takes us “behind the book” and walks us through the making of the instant classic–from sketches to ink to final art. What was your favorite part of working on Giraffes Ruin Everything? First off, […]