The Art of Illustration in Education

18 July 2017

You’d be right to associate The Bright Agency with picture books. We work with top authors and illustrators on a global scale, working with the best publishing houses in children’s books, both UK and beyond.

The Annual Bright Artists Picnic 2017!

11 July 2017

This year we were blessed with glorious weather, perfect for a very serious game of rounders, umpired by our man of the match, James Burns, who flew over with Anne Moore-Armstrong from the states, something we look forward to each summertime.

The AOI: Investing in Illustration

13 June 2017

The Association of Illustrators (AOI) was set up as the trade association for illustration to be a voice for illustrators, protecting their rights and interests. They campaign for the professional and ethical standards within the illustration industry with an aim to promote and improve the standing of illustration as a profession.

Jarvis Wins V&A Award 2017!

12 May 2017

Alan is big and scary… Those teeth. Although — things in the jungle aren’t quite what they seem and the plot twist is so joyous, you will be rolling around laughing along with your children. The wonderful thing, and the triumph of this award, is the story behind the book — that all in fact was nearly lost with Alan, when only days before giving the final artwork to his publisher at Walker Books, Jarvis’ studio was burgled.

Why Rights and Royalties Matter

30 March 2017

Bright’s Contracts Manager Sandra Tharumalingam Willmer is excited about the rights and royalties opportunities Bright artists have, and the evolving changes within the publishing industry for authors and illustrators.

Making The Storm Whale in Winter: The Team Behind the Book

28 November 2016

For the last story time event this year, The Bright Emporium will be showing an exhibition of artwork from the books, along with a reading of The Storm Whale in Winter by the artist himself, Benji Davies — a fitting close to the end of the year and the perfect story for this festive season.

Meet Rising Star, Jessica Courtney-Tickle…

05 October 2016

Jessica Courtney-Tickle graduated from Kingston University in July 2014. She has a stand-out style, with beautiful attention to detail and the ability to create an incredible light and atmosphere in her work. Jess joins us at The Bright Emporium this month to share her newly published book, The Story Orchestra publishing with Francis Lincoln featuring illustrations inspired by Antonio Vivaldi’s The Four Seasons.

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