Blog: Inspirations

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…

Next Meeting – Tuesday 24th March – Greetings!

Tue 10 Mar 2015 by Lon_Chan

8PM 24th March, The Marlborough Theatre, 4 Princes Street, Brighton, BN2 1RD BIGs second event for 2015 ‘GREETINGS’ will have…

REGULAR NEW BIG LIFE DRAWING SESSIONS!

Mon 27 Jan 2014 by Michael_Munday

LIFE! WHAT IT SAYS HERE! BIG life-drawing sessions - first Wednesday of each month, 7.30pm, Sussex County Arts Club, Brighton. Starting 5 Feb. Free!

AfterWords: the Awards Issue - Varoom magazine

Tue 22 Oct 2013 by Emma_McCann

VAROOM 23: the Illustration Report AfterWords: the Awards Issue We have reached a tipping point in our culture where imagery is…

Up To No Good

Fri 21 Jun 2013 by James_Browne

getting organized Just thought I'd let fellow members know I've updated my Profile page Didn't realize how handy the…

The Curse of HippoBumPete

Wed 24 Oct 2012 by James_Browne

front cover and endpaper A highly speculative Mockup

Grimwood at Work

Fri 14 Sep 2012 by Alan (Fred)_Pipes

Bonzo Dave Glasson and Brian Grimood Brian Grimwood: The man who changed the look of British Illustration is on at the Work gallery until 3 November.

hellohead at CARGO

Sun 19 Aug 2012 by Matt C Stokes

60 top Illustrators & Designers devote their work for Autism & Asperger Syndrome this Wednesday 22 August 6pm 'til late at Cargo London >

Peter Blake at ink_d

Fri 03 Aug 2012 by Alan (Fred)_Pipes

Pop Artist Peter Blake did a Meet and Greet at ink_d gallery, Brighton on 1 August and Fred Pipes was…

Enid Blyton Reimagined

Mon 11 Jun 2012 by Emma_McCann

To celebrate the 70th anniversary of Enid Blyton's Famous Five, five top illustrators were challenged to create new cover designs.…

French Childrens books - not a Fluffy Bunny in Sight

Fri 01 Jun 2012 by Penny_Dann

Scary French picture books

Let"s Go To Misterland

Fri 19 Nov 2010 by Catherine_Grimaldi

Mr Men on the radio

Brushes app in action.

Fri 01 Oct 2010 by Geo_Parkin

Small-screen digital painting comes to life on YouTube! Small-screen digital painting comes to life on YouTube!

High Kicks and Low Life Toulouse-Lautrec Prints

Wed 09 Jun 2010 by Siobhan_Harrison

Toulouse Lautrec Exhibition The Walker Art Gallery in Liverpool is the first destination for High kicks and Low life; Toulouse-Lautrec Prints a British…

“Puffin by Design” - 70 Years of Puffin Books

Wed 09 Jun 2010 by Penny_Dann

The cover takes shape New book to commemorate 70 years of Puffin

New Portrait Venture!

Fri 23 Apr 2010 by Debbie Hinks

Edie ( Pastel on paper) Pop in to my open houses and see my new meander into the world of portraiture.  Having spent many…

May the 6th sense guide your vote.

Tue 06 Apr 2010 by James_Browne

Election Poster. Here’s my illustrated thoughts in the form of poster-art.

Emily Gravett video

Sat 30 Jan 2010 by Alan (Fred)_Pipes

Join children’s book writer and illustrator Emily Gravett in her studio as she shows us how she worked on…

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…

1h: 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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