Being experienced in drawing monsters, Phosphor Art's Jonathan Leach was thrilled to be a part of this year's famous John Lewis Christmas advert. Jonathan, who is a trained puppeteer and experienced illustrator worked with agency adam&eveDDB on the campaign by illustrating cheeky Moz the Monster for in-store and online displays. Jonathan uses a combination of pencils, pens and watercolours to create his highly detailed artwork.
He has a dashing hat. He has a packed lunch of fish finger sandwiches and he is very keen. Meet Mr. Penguin - Professional Adventure and er… penguin is like Indiana Jones meets Hercule Poirot in the first book in a new series written and illustrated by Alex T. Smith.
Phosphor Art's Luella Wright has been working hard on some illustrations with Jungle Creative for Alder Hey Children’s Hospital in Liverpool. Her cute characters have been used so far to decorate the walls of the hospital and for apps, games and books for the patients to interact with.
Phosphor Art's Nod Young was recently commissioned to create a set of colourful and unusual emojis but unfortunately the project was cancelled half way through. Nod decided to carry on with the project for himself and made the emojis free to download. We think they're really fun!
Jessica Courtney-Tickle is an incredible talent. Her soft and misty landscapes are dream-like and comforting. The perfect, peaceful way to send little ones off to sleep at night. Her debut picture book is due out in February and published by Egmont. The theme is environmentally friendly as is the material from which the book is made; Egmont use paper sourced from sustainable forests, which is the first message you see on opening the book.
Raised on fairytales and cartoons, Joshua has a love for bright and whimsical imagery, his work combines a flair for the fantastical and an air of nostalgia. He received his BFA from the Savannah College of Art and Design where he was the two-term president of a social sorority. He then went on to receive his MFA in Illustration Practice at the Maryland Institute College of Art. Currently residing in Chicago, IL, Joshua spends his time between illustrating, daylighting as a college professor and a fitness instructor, and avoiding the cold. He joined Bright earlier in 2016 and has been honing his portfolio since.