Introducing Brand New Artist Carly Gledhill!

Introducing… Carly Gledhill

“My name is Carly Joanne Gledhill. Born and raised in West Yorkshire, I graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Textile Design in 2006, followed by a Master’s degree in Children’s Book Illustration in 2010.

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Behind the Book: Ben Mantle’s ‘Dinostars’

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On What Inspired the Story

Like many kids who grew up in the 80’s I loved my children’s TV.

Shows like Thundercats, He-man, Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles were personal favourites.My background is in animation, so I naturally lean towards projects that have a more filmic quality to them and so I decided I would create my own version.

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Meet “Mamasaurus” with Stephan Lomp

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At Bright we’re always eager to take a peek behind the creative curtain of our artists’ lives. We had the opportunity to chat with über talented Stephan Lomp following the March publication of his author/illustrated Mamasaurus (Chronicle Books). Read on to learn more about the development that went into Mamasaurus, and what Stephan has in store for this beloved dino family!

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The Bear and the Piano wins illustrated book category for the Waterstones Book Prize 2016!

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What an extraordinary day it was yesterday, March 17th 2016, the date of the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize - now in its twelfth year and selecting the very, very best in new and emerging talent for children’s writing and illustration. Uniquely, it’s a prize argued over and voted for by the most books-passionate of people; Waterstones’ own experienced booksellers.

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Bright New Artists This Spring from Bright Art Licensing!

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Bright Art Licensing is always on the look-out for exciting new talent, and this month we are delighted to welcome a veritable host of new artists to the roster! Among the first of our latest signings, we are proud to introduce Ella Rose, Pippa Ellison, Emma Leach and Jo Spicer, and and thrilled to share with you some of the fabulous artwork – and extensive experience – they each bring to the Bright portfolio:

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Maddie Frost Takes Us Into Her Magical World of “Scanned Textures”

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To look at one of Maddie Frost’s illustrations is to immediately wonder, “How did she make something so texturally complex look so gorgeously simple and accessible?” Her work is a triumph of composition, of thoughtfulness, of ingenuity.

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Spring has Sprung: Fresh new art work and two new artists from Bright Art Licensing!

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We’re delighted to welcome brand new signing, Laura Coleman, who joins our talented roster of licensing artists with a wealth of experience in Greetings Card design and who debuts with some beautiful new pieces that are positively full of the joys of Spring!

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Bright artist, Lindsey Sagar on the joy of doing what you love.

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As the winner of a CBBC pop-up card competition at the age of 11yrs, it was clear there was a future in illustration and design for Lindsey Sagar!

Lindsey joined Bright back in 2013 and since that time she has flourished in both the children’s publishing and Art licensing industries. Her hard work and determination has ensured an extremely bright future in her chosen career.

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