Nicola O’Byrne joined Bright 3 years ago and is a graduate from Camberwell College and Edinburgh College of Art. Arnie was her first book, which she had done as her final year project. From the first moments we loved Arnie and loved Nicky- the book is incredibly unique - 'snapping a book shut and rocking it to then find the character sleeping' is just one of the genius ideas pulled off in this book.
Hailing from a remote and lonesome part of Wales (the middle bit) I moved to Bristol to study Illustration and graduated with a First in 2009. University was amazing, a complete change to anything I’d done before