New Licenses for ‘Moovie Nights’ and ‘Cat & Dog’

MGL Licensing is proud to announce the launch of the new calendar ranges for Nick Hannaford-Hill’s humour brands ‘Cat & Dog‘ and ‘Moovie Nights

Carousel Calendar will be the first UK licensee for Cat & Dog, a cartoon that attempts to shine a light into the mysterious minds of our beloved pets. This new range will be available at high street and independent retailers throughout the UK and Europe in 2016.

Simultaneously, the Moovie Nights licensing programme continues to expand with a new range of calendars available from Brown Trout publishing.

With Nick’s flair for funny illustrations these are definitely very unique properties perfect for publishing, calendars, apparel, greeting cards and gift items.

Cats and Dogs

 Moovie Nights

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Art Licensing Newsletter – July 2013

This month’s newsletter features new additions to Andy McKay’s cartoon humour line and SHU’s cute animal designs.

New Artist
NAF


NAF

Andy McKay, aka NAF, produces some of the funniest and freshest cartoons around. Andy started his career working for magazines, before moving on to greeting card companies and renowned illustration houses. His collection features a variety of subjects such as relationships, family, work, and even Facebook. With a large collection of images, NAF is perfect for calendars and gifts and retail card ranges.

Please click here to view NAF’s portfolio

Artist
SHU


SHU

Japanese digital graphic artist, SHU, worked as a graphic artist for an entertainment software company before opening his own graphic art studio. SHU offers a very unique style of images mixing fairy tales and beautiful settings with elements of sci-fi. His range of cute animal art is perfect for stationery, calendars and giftware.

Please click here to view SHU’s portfolio.

Art Licensing Newsletter – June 2013

This month’s newsletter features artwork from MGL’s newly signed design group A.k.A and new images for Lisa Jane’s Paws For Thought collection.

licensingexpo

Thanks to everyone for visiting us at the Licensing Expo last week. We had another busy show and it was great to catch up with both new and existing partners.

We hope to see many of you again at BLE in October. MGL booth L15.

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

New Artist
A.k.A


AKA

MGL has just partnered with London based design group A.k.A. A.k.A’s work has been featured across the globe for major companies like Dreamworks, Pepsi, Random House, Ford, Avia, Mazda, Future, TIME, Phillip Morris, Bacardi and many others.

Their designs are created using a mix of bespoke photography, 3D modelling, Photochopping, traditional airbrushing, pencil renderings, vector work and pen & ink. This unique & eclectic style makes A.k.A stand out from the crowd with their eye catching imagery.

Please click here to view A.k.A’s portfolio and contact us to discuss availability in your territory.

New Images
Paws for Thought


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Animal images are certainly in their hey day as demand has never been greater for cute and cheeky characters from the animal world!

Our own acclaimed American photographer, Lisa Jane, has just submitted new images to add to her Paws for Thought collection, which features a range of adorable puppies and Lisa’s own French bulldog named Winston! These vintage-styled, humorous and charming images are perfect for a number of product ranges including calendars, cards, stationery, gifts and more.

Please click here to view Paws for Thought portfolio.

Art Licensing Newsletter – January 2013

This month’s newsletter features information on our upcoming trade show attendance, new artist Melanie Delon, new images from Greg Cuddiford and Simon Kayne, and the latest Valentina Ramos product concepts.

Trade Shows

MGL would like to wish you all a Happy New Year!

Over the next couple of months we will be attending the following Trade Shows:

BRITISH TOY FAIR – London – 22nd-24th January

PAPERWORLD – Frankfurt – 27th-29th January

SPRINGFAIR – NEC, Birmingham, UK – 3rd-7th February

TOYFAIR – Nuremburg – 2nd-4th February

To arrange a meeting, please contact us or call +44 207 593 0510

New Artist
Melanie Delon


1. Melanie Delon

MGL are pleased to announce the signing of new artist Melanie Delon.

Melanie lives just outside Paris and has been drawing from a very young age. Her work has been published in several magazines and she has worked with a number of well-known publishing houses. Seamlessly mixing classical style and fantasy, Melanie had developed a beautiful portfolio of work which is now available to license.

Please click here to view a collection of Melanie’s work, or contact us to view her full portfolio.

New Images
Greg Cuddiford


3. Greg Cuddiford 1

Greg Cuddiford has recently added to his collection with a number of new images. For the past 15 years Greg has specialised in animal photography with his images being published worldwide on products; jigsaws, back to school stationery, fashion accessories, calendars, greetings cards, magazines and books.

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

New Images
Simon Kayne


1. Simon Kayne

The son of a photographer, Simon had a camera in his hand from an early age and was processing his father’s 10 x 8″ transparencies by the time he was 14. After building a career in photography he now works from his studio in Kent and specialises in floral portraits and landscape photography.

His work is perfect for for calendars, greeting cards, posters and more.

Please click here to review a collection of Simon’s work, or contact us to view his full portfolio.

New Products
Valentina


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Our licensing partner in Middle East has just submitted a new collection of back to school products featuring Valentina Ramos’s art work. 2012 was a great year for Valentina’s licensing career and we hope to see more for 2013. We are now looking for more textile, gift and homeware partners in selected territories to increase her range.

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

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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japanese posters
japanese prints
geisha art

geisha posters

Art Licensing Newsletter – August 2012

This month’s newsletter features information on our popular circus-themed animal range by Lisa Jane, new American artist Kim Norlien and new images from Ailian Price and Dominic Davison.

Paws for Thought
By Lisa Jane

Lisa Jane’s ‘Paws for Thought’ collection continues to be popular with all animal lovers. The pet collection, centred around a Circus theme, features a group of Bulldogs and other puppies in vintage sets.

The images have already been picked for a range of products including cards, canvas prints, jigsaws and more.

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

Please click here to review the full Paws for Thought collection.

New Artist
Kim Norlien


MGL is pleased to welcome American artist Kim Norlien to our group! Kim’s collection of work features over forty beautiful and detailed paintings. Kim finds his inspiration within nature, wildlife and tranquillity. His paintings radiate serenity and are executed with breathtaking realism.

Kim’s artwork can already be found on a range of licensed products including jigsaws, cards and posters. We are actively looking for partners to add to his existing product ranges.

Please contact us to check availability for your product and territory.

Please click here to review Kim Norlien’s full image collection.

New Images
Ailian Price


Our floral artist, Ailian Price, has just submitted 6 beautiful new images. Ailian specialises in creating soft and delicate watercolour images featuring water lilies and lotus flowers.

Please click here to review Ailian Price’s full image collection.

New Images
Dominic Davison


Dominic Davison has recently submitted new images to his collection of garden, cottage and Mediterranean scenes. We are looking for more partners to cover key product areas such as stationary, calendars, cards and more.

Please click here to review Dominic Davison’s full image collection.

New from Lisa Jane – Paws for Thought


Animal images are certainly in their hey day as demand has never been greater for cute and cheeky characters from the animal world! 

Our own acclaimed American photographer, Lisa Jane, has just created a new collection of images featuring our favourite cuddly friends. This new collection called, Paws for Thought, features a range of adorable puppies and Lisa’s own French bulldog named Winston!

These vintage-styled, humorous and charming images are perfect for a number of product ranges including calendars, cards, stationery, gifts and more.

With more images expected shortly, this is the perfect range to add to your products.

Please contact us to check availability for your product and territory.

 

PDF Portfolio
Available for Download


Please click here to download the full Paws for Thought style guide.