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Sun Cartoonist Visits NSC

Oswestry, United Kingdom, May 28, 2015 --( The Interactive Media Department at the Oswestry Campus of North Shropshire College (NSC) was recently visited by The Sun cartoonist, Steve Bright (pen name Brighty), the visit was arranged by Learning Support Assistant, Sam Emms, and Media lecturer, David Watts. The visit coincided with the teaching of Cartoon and Graphic illustration units of the BTEC Interactive Media course.

During the visit, Steve discussed his varied and highly successful career as a cartoonist, he also discussed his current role working for The Sun newspaper and The Beano comic. Steve gave a demonstration of cartooning, drawing one of the students, Chelsea James, using creative digital applications. Media lecturer, David Watts, commented ‘the session was extremely interesting and useful to both students and tutors alike, who will take ideas and inspiration from the session in forthcoming lessons.’

Steve has been a professional freelance cartoonist since 1983 and has worked for numerous publications and clients, before going freelance, Steve worked for a number of years on the editorial staff of The Beano and assisted in the creation of the Nutty comic. While at the Nutty, Steve was responsible for creating and writing ‘Bananaman’. Since going freelance, Steve has produced cartoons for The Beano, The Dandy, The Daily Record and The Sunday Times he is also the editorial cartoonist for The Sun.

For more information about courses in Interactive Media, please contact David Watts on 01691 688104 or email or visit For more information about Steve Bright, please visit
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