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Next meeting: 30th Anniversary Celebration

Mon 12 Nov 2018 by Michi_Mathias

We celebrate our 30th anniversary this year, which is a fantastic achievement worth celebrating. Over that time we…

Latest project: illustrations for rethinking global security video

Tue 09 Oct 2018 by Garry_Robson

The video and images linked below are from a recent project I worked on with a UK non-governmental organisation called …

Next meeting 3 Oct:  The Snails are Coming!

Sat 22 Sep 2018 by Michi_Mathias

You may have noticed a friendly invasion of wonderful giant snails around the city. Have you wondered how they got…

Angela McKay

Fri 21 Sep 2018 by Michi_Mathias

Memorial service arrangements

Illustrators wanted for children’s poetry Brighton Festival event

Fri 31 Aug 2018 by Michi_Mathias

Are you interested in drawing live to illustrate the poetry of primary school children for the Rap'n'Rhyme project next May?

Movie quick draw exercise

Fri 22 Jun 2018 by Garry_Robson

A drawing exercise I like doing is to use a big marker pen or brush to draw really quickly straight…

2 Studio spaces available

Mon 18 Jun 2018 by Tim_Jukes

2 Studio spaces available in The Annexe Studios, Central Brighton. Illustrator or Graphic designer preferred.

NHS Rampage: An experiment with satirical illustration

Tue 05 Jun 2018 by Garry_Robson

I’ve always liked political satire and satirical illustration and have fond memories of watching ‘Spitting Image’ on telly in…

Away with the faeries: revisiting my early published work

Fri 11 May 2018 by Garry_Robson

Over the last year I've been redeveloping the illustrations and rules to a fantasy role-playing game I first created and…

Draw The Line: 144-pages of illustrated politics

Wed 02 May 2018 by Simon_Russell

A new book project of illustrations that started in Brighton... ​Draw The Line: 114 international comic artists illustrating positive political actions…

Next meeting: 28 Feb with Alan Baker

Mon 19 Feb 2018 by Michi_Mathias

Longevity in an ever-changing enviroment

Next meeting 25 January: informal pub get-together

Sat 20 Jan 2018 by Michi_Mathias

Come join us at the William the Fourth pub on Church St in Brighton on Thursday the 25th of January…

Paid project offers for illustrators and artists

Thu 11 Jan 2018 by Garry_Robson

Paid project offers for illustrators and artists Dear members, We have received information about two local art projects which are…

BiG November Event

Mon 06 Nov 2017 by Garry_Robson

BiG November Event IS NOW FULL! Please note that the RSVP for this event is now closed as all attendee…

Bright Craft Fair - Saturday 11th November 2017

Mon 06 Nov 2017 by Manic_Minotaur

I'll be selling at the next Bright Craft Fair! Lots of local artists & makers. Illustration / Craft / Design / Gifts /…

Volunteer opportunity for illustrators to work with Brighton children’s charity

Tue 24 Oct 2017 by Garry_Robson

Volunteer opportunity for illustrators to work with Brighton children’s charity Little Green Pig is a Brighton-based children's…

Brighton Illustration Fair 2017

Thu 19 Oct 2017 by Garry_Robson

Brighton Illustration Fair 2017 Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd October Time: All day from 10am Venue: University of Brighton gallery spaces …

BiG October Event: Six by Six Thursday 26th October CANCELLED

Mon 09 Oct 2017 by Garry_Robson

BiG October Event: CANCELLED Thursday 26th October Dear members, Unfortunately we have needed to cancel the Six by Six event…

Tweets from @bigillustrators and friends

18 Jun: A reminder that this Thursday 21st June, we have a great evening lined up with guest speakers Bob Molesworth and Ny… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

12 Jun: We are extremely excited to announce our Summer Solstice meetup - Two great comic artists - Bob Molesworth and Nye… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

19 Apr: Excellent night at Bip-Art with the @bigillustrators for a night of printmaking workshops 😊😊😊 #Brightontwitter.com/i/web/status/9…

17 Apr: The @FairyTale_Fair returns @BrightonOpenMkt for a @brightonfringe Festival special! On Saturday 12th May The Fai… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

17 Apr: **ALERT** We still have 2 spaces remaining for our very special printing event on Thursday evening at BiP in Kemp T… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

51s: Fancy getting creative and having a go at drawing a self portrait with your favourite #book for #cityreads2018? Joi… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

16 Mar: **BiG Members** On the 19th April @bipArt will be opening their doors to us for a special evening of printmaking wo… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

14 Mar: Introducing BiG member Jan Barger. Jan has written and illustrated nine picture books including BEDTIME, NELLY! and… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

7 Mar: Great stuff from AOI member Donough O'Malley @pencilrobot repped by @Illustrationweb here, advertising the… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

7 Mar: 💕 To celebrate #InternationalWomensDay we’re going to be featuring some of our favourite pieces of work from our fe… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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