Lee Wildish won the Hillingdon Children’s Book Awards 2011 for ‘Grunt and the Grouch’ published by Little Tiger Press! Tracey Corderoy's text and Lee's illustrations are a match made in heaven and the Bright team are very proud of this fantastic book.
And finally Bright would like to introduce six artists new to SAA this year Masumi Furukawa, Migy Blanco, Gavin Scott, Louise Ellis, Gladys Baccala, Binny Talib, watch this space for news of their successes!
A Great Summer read! Ideal for the beach , the new book by Freya North is published by Harper Collins with the cover illustrated by Lauren Bishop. This book is the latest in a series – with cover look and style on previous covers all illustrated by Lauren. Lauren Bishop is represented by Artist Partners
The Folio Society commissioned Paul Blow to produce a series of illustrations for their edition of The Mask Of Dimitrios by Eric Ambler. Set in the 1930’s Paul Blow’s illustrations capture the dark and mysterious atmosphere of the book which is out this month.
Paul Blow is represented by Eastwing
Leading illustrator Bob Lea represented by Artist Partners, was commissioned to redesign the much coveted cover artwork of the seven cover titles for the Artemis Fowl series, written by Eoin Colfer. The stylish covers which were mainly white illustrations in 3d , were a very unique style and a departure from the old covers.
The new covers were launched by Penguin - Puffin Books - with the aid of an electronic countdown in the centre of Piccadilly Circus. The author was also there and was orchestrating the countdown for the actual moment of the release of the books, which was then simultaneously launched to all the many Artemis Fowl fans on all the social networking sites and youtube throughout the world....
Bob Lea has also been commissioned to undertake the making of a animated trailer to launch the books on the TV, which he has done very successfully indeed! And this is just the start of the marketing campaign !
Zdenko is an award-winning illustrator and animator, working across to the creative world within publishing, editorial, new media and advertising. Author of two short animated films and illustrator for many children’s books, his works has been exhibited all over the world.
Following on from the success of his illustrated book ‘Alice in Wonder Land’, published by Carlton Publishing, Zdenko has just been signed by a major publisher, Hachette UK, for an up coming two book publishing deal. Watch this space!
Zdenko is represented by Bright Agency
James Brown produced this brilliant cover for the ‘The Unreliable Life of Harry The Valet’ in collaboration with Meiklejohn artist Piers Sanford. The combination of James’ retro typography and Piers’ etching created a great Victorian Billboard feel for this true story of the most infamous Victorian Jewel thief.
James Brown is represented by New Division
Gary Blythe –proudly represented by Artist Partners is now available for new projects, his classical drawing and painting technique’s have won him many accolades over the years, winning the most prestigious Kate Greenaway award – for the classic children’s book “The Whales Song”
Gary Blythe has produced many picture books for all the top publishers here and in the US and has in the past worked in advertising, obtaining a much coveted Clio Award for an illustrative advertising campaign.