Valentina’s licensing programme continues to expand

Valentina’s licensing portfolio continues to grow with new product ranges to be released at retailers worldwide.

American stationery manufacturer Studio Oh! have commissioned new work by the Venezuelan artist through our American partners Jewel Branding & Licensing to launch their new range of colouring-in products. Studio Oh’s Senior Art Director states ‘There’s been a rising trend for adult colouring books for the last two years and we thought we could pick-up this trend. Valentina was a perfect fit, her unique style is very organic and even when someone is colouring her work there is still a sense of personal creativity’

Furthermore, long time partner teNeues are extending their Valentina license to include an exclusive range of calendars featuring Valentina’s latest work.

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Carousel Calendars Snaps Up Katarina Sokolova

UK publisher Carousel Calendars has snapped up Katarina Sokolova for their new 2016 calendar and diary range available throughout Europe.

Carousel Calendars states “We are delighted to be producing calendar products featuring Katarina’s unique artwork. Katarina’s digital paintings are inspired by fashion and fantasy, and these new products will bring something different to our existing range of art titles.”

Katarina is a Ukranian artist trained in batik painting and graphic design who works using both digital and traditional mediums. Her signature style of hyperrealistic and seductively beautiful imagery is available for a variety of licensed products including wall art, greeting cards, stationery and jigsaw puzzles. MGL are currently looking for partners in all product categories. For more information please contact us.

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New images by Valentina Harper

Valentina is a true success story, having her work licensed across many products from around the world including phone covers, bedding, jigsaw puzzles and homewares. Her popularity is on the increase thanks to a strong internet presence and coverage in major magazines and style blogs. Her work has also been featured on popular TV shows like ‘The Good Wife’ and ‘Ramsey’s Kitchen Nightmares’.

Following her two collections ‘Épale!’ and ‘Primorosa’, Valentina new designs incorporate the intricate elements of Primorosa’s line art as well as Épale’s inspirational quotes and playful calligraphy.

Valentina’s designs are available for a wide range of licensed products, including homeware, stationery, apparel and gifts. Please click here if you would like to see her portfolio or contact us if you would like further information.
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MGL Showcase: Katarina Sokolova

Click Here to view Katarina’s full portfolio.

Happy Halloween from MGL

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Wishing everyone a very ghoulish Halloween from MGL Licensing!

This image has been taken Sarah Beise’s portfolio. Click here to see the whole collection.

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
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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

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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.

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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

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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
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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 – May 2013

This month’s Art Deco themed newsletter features 1920’s inspired art work by Helena Lam and Michael Young as well as vintage poster designs by acclaimed artist Brian James.

Next Month MGL will be exhibiting at:

THE LICENSING EXPO – Las Vegas – Booth G40

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

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Helena Lam


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Helena Lam’s Art Deco range offers a series of fashionable vintage images of stylish and enviable women from the 1920s and 1930s. The images are a perfect representation of one of the most glamorous and popular styles for the 20th century. The collection is perfect for the female market and has already appeared on cards, stationery, gifts, jigsaws, calendars and more.

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

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Michael Young


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Kansas based artist Michael Young is a master of dramatic perspective, hidden themes and subtle wit. Having studied at the Art Students League in New York, his stylish scenes depict the elegance and romance of America’s Art Deco era.

His collection of work is perfect for wall art, puzzles, giftware and more.

Please click here to view Michael’s portfolio.

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Brian James


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As one of today’s leading automobile artists Brian has brought over 30 years experience in the world of art and illustration to a series of Art Deco inspired paintings. A lifelong interest in 1920-30s architecture, industrial design and especially graphics have formed the foundation of Brian’s work which captures the feel of a bye gone age.

Brian’s work is well suited to stationery, wall art and greeting cards. Please click here to view Brian’s full portfolio.

Art Feature – Pop Art

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As Pop Art makes a come back this year, MGL would like to showcase are own collection from John Mac and John Reilly available for license across a wide range of product areas. Contact us to check availability for your product and territory.

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Art Licensing Newsletter – February 2013

This month’s newsletter includes an introduction to artist Pip Shuckburgh and her paintings of houses which feature in the popular TV series Downton Abbey, and a great selection of new artwork by Peter Adderley and Dominic Davison.

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MGL are pleased to announce the signing of new artist Pip Shuckburgh. After graduating from Art College, Pip embarked on a fruitful career within illustration and commercial art, landing her first complete book to illustrate at the age of 21. Pip has had wide success working largely with watercolour and gouache, illustrating books for numerous well known publishers.

Pip lives in the village of Bampton, the home of UK TV program Downton Abbey, and has gained a widespread reputation for her idyllic paintings of the local landmarks. Her work is now available for homeware, gift, textile licenses and more.

Please click here to view Pip’s collection of Downton Abbey inspired paintings and London landmarks.

New Images
Peter Adderley


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Peter Adderley recently submitted a new collection of English seaside inspired paintings to add to his popular portfolio. Originating from England’s rural county of North Staffordshire, Peter Adderley began his career as a freelance artist and card designer. In 2004 his outstanding talent won him a place in the final of the DeMontfort New Artist Competition. This took his status as a professional artist onto a whole new level.

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

Scroll down to view a selection of Peter’s work in the MGL showcase at the bottom of the page.

New Images
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Our landscape artist, Dominic Davison, has submitted a number of beautiful new images. Dominic creates striking scenes featuring cottages, rural landscapes and cities. His images are beautiful, calming and rich in detail. We are looking for more partners to cover key product areas such as stationery, calendars, cards and more.

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

MGL Showcase
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