New Artists: Irina Garmashova-Cawton and Al Hogue

Irina Garmashova-Cawton

Originally from St Petersburg Russia. Irina has been living in the UK since 2000. She trained as an artist at the Academy of Baron Alexander von Stieglitz in St Petersburg and works in oil, watercolour, and colour pencil. She is a recognised published artist as well as an award winning and signature member of the UK Coloured Pencil Society. Her work has been exhibited worldwide and also licensed across the world in different product categories.

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Al Hogue

Al Hogue’s love of nature led him to express his passion in art, and share what he saw and imagined. He began drawing at a very young age, but only started painting at the age of 32. He is completely self-taught. His paintings are a blend of fantasy and realism. They invite the viewer to step into the painting and feel the healing power of nature.

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For more information on these artists or to see their full portfolio please contact us.

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Artist of the month: Nadia Strelkina

Nadia Strelkina

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MGL Artist Portfolio: Kim Norlien

Kim Norlien’s collection of work features many 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.

Click here to view Kim’s full image collection. 

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MGL Artist Portfolio: Andy Russell

Andy Russell has always had a love for art and creating imaginative lands. As a child he would often entertain the neighbourhood children with his clay model cities. Nowadays, Andy has become an established artist. His work mixes landscapes with amazing dreamscapes. Andy’s work is constantly evolving, yet always hanging on to that dream-like quality. His images are now available for licensing and are perfect for Giftware, Calendars and Greeting Cards.

Click here to view Andy’s full image collection. 

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Art Feature – Pop Art

Pop Art

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 – 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


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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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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.

Art Licensing Newsletter – July 2012

This month’s newsletter features information on our popular animal range by Greg Cuddiford, new vintage artist Michael Young and new images from Bente Schlick and Adrian Chesterman.

Greg Cuddiford


The demand for Animal images for products has never been greater. Our own pet photographer, Greg Cuddiford continues to be a hit with licensees and retailers worldwide. With over 1,000 images featuring cute and cuddly puppies, kittens, bunnies and horses, Greg offers animal images for all your needs.

These versatile images can fit any category from calendars, cards, and stationery to gift items and apparel.Contact us to find out more and check availability for your product and territory.

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

New Artist
Michael Young


MGL is pleased to welcome new artist Michael Young. Originally from Kansas, Michael started his training in New York at the Art Students’ League. The response to his work has been tremendous and has resulted in many private as well as corporate collections and international recognition. His studio and gallery are now located in Kansas City where he lives with his wife and two sons.

Michael Young seduces the viewer into his world of elegance and romance. His stylish vignettes of the 30’s, 40’s and 50’s are at once decorative, whimsical and compellingly nostalgic. Michael’s work is suitable for a range of products including posters, jigsaws, cards, gifts and more.

Please click here to review Michael Young’s full image collection.

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 review Bente Schlick’s full image collection.

New Images
Adrian Chesterman


Adrian Chesterman has recently submitted new images to his extensive collection of art. Adrian has a very diverse portfolio of work ranging from marine scenes and fantasy to cars.

Please click here to review Adrian Chesterman’s full image collection.

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.