Anna Doherty is an author illustrator from Edinburgh, whose work grabbed the attention of publishers at her Children's Book Illustration MA graduation show from Cambridge School of Art. Her final year project on Ada Lovelace was picked up by Wren and Rook and was transformed into the successful Fantastically Feminist series. Since then, Anna has enjoyed working across a range of projects featuring illustrations that are full of warmth, humour and adorable characters.
Ana Seixas has been busy creating this series of illustrations for Breaking Depression: The Little Book of Big Conversations; a health awareness campaign created by Janssen.
The book, which includes twenty powerfully evocative artworks will be available online to educate and help break the silence around depression.
Claire Harrup has been commissioned by Eating Well magazine to illustrate an article on community supported fisheries. Creating 10 fish themed illustrations of featuring specific species and aquatic elements, Claire’s unique textures give the wide-eyed kippers massive amounts of personality.
Lucy Davey has illustrated the perfect walking holiday essential, handy pocket guides for 4 locations across Scotland, published by Pocket Mountains Ltd.
With a look inspired by vintage travel posters, Lucy has captured specific landmarks relevant to the four locations (Edinburgh, Glasgow, Sterling and Falkirk), as well as creating around 30 inside illustrations for each book, “It was a dream brief in many ways – I loved learning about all these landmarks of Scotland and really enjoyed adding the nature and wildlife elements to the images.”
Each book has a distinct colour palette which Lucy uses to great effect throughout, making them a wonderfully visually satisfying set;
“The printed books are so cute and satisfying, I’m so pleased with how they turned out!
Bright Artist Sam Prentice was featured in June’s edition of Elle Decoration. His editorial illustration accompanied an article by Eva Wiseman about the importance of watching interior design television shows.
You can see more of Sam’s work in his portfolio here: https://thebrightagency.com/uk/illustration/artists/sam-prentice
Bright Artist Andy (Anne) Passchier was commissioned by Disney+ to create this gorgeous Pride artwork based on the character Peter Pan.
Andy’s artwork was featured on the Disney + social media as part of their pride month series celebrating queer art and queer artists.
You can see more of Andy’s work in their portfolio here: