Art Licensing Newsletter – September 2012

This month’s newsletter features information on our upcoming trade show attendance, new artist Albert Lorenz, and new images from “Imagine That!” by Nick, Haruyo Morita and SHU.

Trade Shows

Brand Licensing Europe – London Olympia – Booth E130

16th – 18th October 2012

MGL Licensing are excited to be once again exhibiting at Brand Licensing. We look forward to seeing to seeing you there!

To arrange a meeting at our booth, please email us or call +44 207 593 0510

New Images

“Imagine That!” by Nick


Humour cartoonist, Nick Hannaford-Hill has just submitted new images to his

‘Imagine That!’ collection.

Nick’s images have already been licensed on a successful range of greeting cards, with UK card manufacturers Paper Rose. We are looking for partners to produce calendars, gifts, homeware and more.

Please click here to review the ‘Imagine That!’ image collection.

New Images
Haruyo Morita


Japanese artist, Haruyo Morita, has just submitted new Geisha images. Her work can already be found on a series of cards, jigsaws, stationery, needlework kits, calendars, and more.

Please click here to review Haruyo Morita’s full image collection.

New Artist
Albert Lorenz


The work of Albert Lorenz is recognized for its unique style and extraordinary detail. Born in 1941 and raised in New York City, Lorenz studied Architecture before moving on to a prolific illustration career.

Over the years, Albert Lorenz has produced a wide spectrum of art including illustrations for advertising, newspapers, magazines, editorials, children’s books and book covers. Lorenz gradually evolved his singular style by combining his knowledge of architecture with his imagination as an artist.

Albert’s collection of artwork features a mixture of educational subjects, history and myth. It is perfect for posters, jigsaws, calendars and more.

Please click here to review Albert Lorenz’s full image collection.

New Images
SHU


Japanese artist, SHU, has just submitted some new Alice in Wonderland images. His images are perfect for posters, stationery, cards and jigsaws.

Please click here to review SHU’s full image collection.

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Art Licensing Newsletter – April 2012

This month’s newsletter features information on our upcoming trade show attendance, our new humour range ‘Imagine That!’, new artist Mimi Jobe and new images from Haruyo Morita and Mark Gregory.

Trade Shows


MGL will be attending the following trade shows:

SURTEX & NATIONAL STATIONERY SHOW, New York
20th – 22nd May 2012
Walking the Show

PROGRESSIVE GREETINGS LIVE, London
29th – 30th May 2012
Booth 609

LICENSING INTERNATIONAL EXPO, Las Vegas
12th – 14th June 2012
Booth 5329

We would love to meet you there! Please call +44 20 7593 0510 or email us to arrange a meeting.

 

New Humour Collection
IMAGINE THAT! by Nick


MGL is pleased to introduce our brand new humour line, ‘IMAGINE THAT!’ by Nick Hannaford-Hill.

Nick is a happily married cartoonist living near Bristol, UK. Here are a few of Nick’s likes, dislikes and inspirations:

Inspirations: Bill Watterson, Gary Larson and Peter Withe for scoring the winning goal in the 1982 European cup final!
Hobbies – Making pies
Interests – Eating pies
Dislikes – Dog poop and Morris Dancers
Likes – Pies
Fears – Clowns, Sharks and his ultimate fear that one day they will combine to create the dreaded ‘Clown Shark’!
Personnel Info – Enjoys dancing like Mick Jagger after a few drinks.

We are actively looking for licensing partners in all key product areas including cards, publishing, calendars, apparel and gift items.

Please click here to review Nick’s full image collection.

Please contact us to find out more about the range and check availability for your product and territory.

 

New Artist
Mimi Jobe


Mimi Jobe was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. As a child she was encouraged to paint and supplied with all the necessary materials. At the age of nineteen she began working in the demanding world of women’s and children’s fashion illustration where she forged a highly successful career for ten years. She has been working on her personal collection of paintings ever since.

Mimi paints large floral and fantasy designs featuring fairies and unicorns against misty backdrops. Her beautiful watercolour images are perfect for a range of products aimed at children and adults alike.

Please click here to review Mimi’s full image collection.

 

New Images
Haruyo Morita


Japanese artist, Haruyo Morita, has just submitted new Geisha and floral images. Morita is renowned for having worked as a kimono painter and designer until 1972 before turning to painting. Now an acclaimed painter, her work has been exhibited and sold worldwide.

Her work can already be found on a series of cards, jigsaws, stationery, needlework kits, calendars, and more. Please contact us to check availability for your product and territory.

Please click here to review Morita’s full image collection.

 

New Images
Mark Gregory


Specially commissioned by MGL, Mark Gregory’s images feature original and colourful images for children. Inspired by nature, wildlife and the jurassic age, Mark’s pictures feature dinosaurs and animals from around the world.

These pictures are perfect for the kids market and are sure to never go out of fashion.

Please click here to review the Mark’s image collection.

Surtex & National Stationery Show

We will be attending the Surtex and National Stationery Show in New York 20th – 22nd May 2012.

Please contact us to arrange a meeting at the show.

We look forward to meeting you there!

This image has been taken from the Valentina range. Click here to see the whole collection.

Hong Kong Licensing Show 2012

We would like to thank everyone who came to visit us at the Hong Kong Licensing Show 2012.

We hope it was a successful show for all and will be in touch soon.

If you weren’t able to attend the show, we would be more than happy to hear from you to discuss all of your image needs. Please e-mail us or call +44 207 593 0510.


Art Licensing Newsletter – January 2012

MGL would like to wish you all a Happy New Year!  This month’s newsletter features information on our upcoming trade show attendance, new artists Steve Skelton and Judy Mastrangelo, as well as new images from Bente Schlick and Dominic Davison.

Tradeshows


We are starting the new year with a long list of trade shows.  MGL will be attending the following trade shows:

  • PAPERWORLD, Frankfurt: 30th – 31st January
  • TOY FAIR, Nuremberg: 3rd – 5th February
  • SPRING FAIR INTERNATIONAL, Birmingham: 6th – 8th February

Please call +44 20 7593 0510 or email us to arrange a meeting.

 

New Artist
Steve Skelton


We are pleased to welcome new artist Steve Skelton to our group! Steve is an American illustrator and cartoonist specializing in designing quirky, fun and humorous images. Every image contains a range of details, caricatures and little stories. Steve’s images are perfect for children and adults alike. Each image will keep you entertained and searching for more.

Steve has worked for a number of big companies in the past including Hasbro, Fisher-price, Levi Strauss, McDonald’s and Hallmark.  His work is ideal for jigsaws, murals, posters, cards and more.

Please click here to download Steve Skelton’s full style guide.

 

New Artist
Judy Mastrangelo


American artist and former teacher, Judy Mastrangelo, holds fairytales, myths and fantasy close to her heart. A great lover of nature, Judy’s imagination is inspired by life’s simple pleasures such as walking through idyllic woodland & peaceful gardens. Judy seeks to impart the wonder of nature in her work and has illustrated several children’s books.

With many more images to come, Judy’s collection of  images are perfect for many product areas from jigsaws to greeting cards.

Please click here to download Judy Mastrangelo’s full style guide.

 

New Images
Bente Schlick


Our German artist, Bente Schlick continues to be a hit with jigsaw puzzle, card, calendar and apparel companies. Bente has recently submitted a series of new images to add to her collection of fantasy images. Her distinguishable style and skills continue to be reflected in these inspirational images.

Please click here to view Bente Schlick’s full style guide.

 

New Images
Dominic Davison


Dominic Davison’s beautiful and detailed images continue to be a hit with the jigsaw and gift market. Dominic has just submitted some new images featuring beautiful Italian landscapes and cities to add to his growing collection of cottages and Victorian houses.

The images are perfect for calendars, cards, stationery and more.

Please click here to download Dominic Davison’s full Style Guide.