Posts In: Greeting Card Design

New Imagery for Art Licensing

We’re just updating our website with some fantastic new artwork for licensing. Publishers and Manufacturers- don’t forget to contact Pure Illustration whenever you have a new project that needs artwork. We’ve got thousands of pieces of stock art and our artists are amazing at commissions.   Read more


PG Buzz.net Mention for Pure Illustration – Fundraiser

We’ve had a nice mention on the PGBuzz.net Blog site. Thanks to Michelle and the Team at Progressive Greetings Here’s a link to the mention   Read more


Visit Us at the Blueprint Show – New York – this May

We will be exhibiting great new work by our artists and illustrators at the Blueprint Show in New York City this May 17-19th. If you are a publisher or manufacturer who is looking for fantastic artwork for your product or publication please come and see us! #artlicensing Richard Patey Read more


Merry Christmas from Pure Illustration Agency

As a design agency that specialises in licensing artwork to art buyers and publishers all over the world we’d be remiss to not send a Christmas Greeting with to our customers, artists and followers on the web … 🙂 We wish everyone the very best during this joyful festive season & hope your holidays are filled with peace, family and plenty of merry enjoyment. Read more


The Rise and Fall of the In-House design team – In Defence of the Freelance Artist

For some time now there has been a trend among greeting card publishers and gift  manufacturers to grow their in-house design teams and to try to produce as much artwork for product as possible through internal resources. At some point it became an attractive way of working and one that no doubt appealed to tighter budgets. However this trend has been to the great detriment of freelance artists, design agencies and the ancillary services that sustain them. Since 2011 Pure Illustration has seen an unprecedented... Read more


Design Round Up – Snowmen

Pure Illustration’s customers license Christmas artwork all year round. Currently, many of our customers are working on Greeting Cards, Gift Bags, Wrapping Paper, Tags, Mugs, Plates and Many other products that will not be in the shops until December 2018! There are many icons and characters that appear in Christmas artwork & Illustration, and snowmen are a regular request from our publishing and manufacturing customers. Here’s a small selection of new snowmen pieces: Pure Illustration – the agency for artists and illustrators working in art... Read more


Design Round Up – Birthday

We’ve been celebrating a few birthdays among the team here at Pure Illustration so here’s our pick of some great Birthday artwork from our fabulous artists. Pure Illustration – the agency for artists & illustrators working in art markets worldwide – www.pureillustration.com Read more


Design Round Up – Nativity

Pure Illustration’s artists a constantly coming up with fantastic new designs for greetings card and gift products and Christmas is one of our biggest themes. Our publishing and manufacturing customers are already working on products which will be in retailers for Christmas 2018 and they ask us for new artwork and designs all year round. One of the most popular themes for charity greeting cards is the Nativity and we license hundreds of pieces of artwork to our greetings card publishers with this content every... Read more


Artist Interview – Helen Nevett

We’re proud to announce that we now represent Helen Nevett, an artist with years of experience creating artwork for greetings card and other gift products. As Licensing Agents for Helen’s portfolio of beautiful art we are available to help publishers and manufacturers find the art they need or commission Helen to create something completely new and bespoke. Here’s a short interview with Helen to give you some more information about her work and experience: 1. How did you find yourself working in the world of... Read more


Design Round Up -Valentines Day

It’s that time of year again. Wear your heart on your sleeve and tell that special person how you feel about them. The shops are full of Valentines product and imagery right now and Pure Illustration supply many publishers and manufacturers around the world with the artwork they need to attract the necessary attention. Here are some of Pure Illustration’s top pick for Valentines artwork – available to license for a wide range of product uses. Libby Bothway created this fun and exciting piece which... Read more