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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


Map Illustration by Pure Illustration artists

Pure Illustration represent a wide variety or artists and illustrators from all creative markets. We’re steadily developing our advertising and editorial illustration portfolios and work with some very experienced creatives whose artwork appears in magazines, publications and on products. One content matter that is regularly commissioned in all of these situations is Map Illustration. Here are a few of our illustrators published works to demonstrate their ability and hopefully give you a reason to commission them through Pure Illustration. Read more


New BBC Countryfile Magazine Illustration

Pure Ilustration artist Tony Parsons has just completed a new editorial illustration for the December issue of BBC Countryfile Magazine. Tony’s artwork illustrates Adam Henson’s lifelong affection for his canine companions either as working dogs on the farm or as family pets. The artwork looks great Tony – Congratulations! Pure Illustration – the agency for artists and illustrators working in art markets worldwide 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


Recent Commission for Tony Parsons – Pure Illustration

Although the majority of the sales at Pure Illustration are made from stock imagery we do also receive commissions for our Artists & Illustrators. One recent commission was for Tony  Parsons, a successful Pure Illustration artist, to create a ‘cape cod’ inspired scene for a greeting card which would have a triple fold format. The commission and reference material came in on a Monday and Tony had a rough ready by the next day: The customer absolutely loved the rough and approved it right away.... Read more


Artist Interview – Tony Parsons

Pure Illustration represent many talented illustrators and artists, some who have worked with us for many years. It’s always interesting to get a back-story about the artist who creates a licensed piece of artwork so we’ve been chatting with our creative team members to find out more about their work. Here is a brief interview with Tony Parsons, Pure Illustration’s most successful Fine Artist. 1. How did you find yourself working in the world of art licensing? For many years I was a caricature portrait... Read more