Posts In: Licensing

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


Artists Interview – Reginald Swinney

Pure Illustration represent many talented illustrators and artists, and we license their artwork to publishers and manufacturers all over the world. Sometimes, in the day to day of business, it is easy to loose sight of the fact that the artwork is the price and joy of a certain artist rather than a commercial product that will help a product sell. And so we like to take the time to introduce our artists and illustrators as individuals, so that our customers can connect with their... Read more


Tony Parsons was commissioned to create the Christmas cover of the BBC Countryfile magazine

As you may already know, Pure Illustration are working hard to find our artist’s new commissions and licenses that use their work in lots of different areas of design. We’ve been pushing hard for editorial work and Diane has been contacting lots of magazines and newspapers all over the world to get their work in publications that we’ve never worked with before. We’ve done quite a bit of editorial work before but this month we’ve completed our biggest and most exciting new project to date.... Read more


Artist Interview – Emily Stalley

It’s Autumn already but the sun is shining and the birds are still singing so we’re in a good mood here at Pure Illustration. We try celebrate the talent and originality of our artists as often and as proudly as possible here at Pure. So we post an artist’s interview once in a while to highlight someone who we feel reflects the spirit of creativity that inspires all of our team and our customers on a daily basis. There is so much good artwork available... Read more


Pure Illustration – Houses

Houses and the ‘Home’ provide an excellent subject for licensing. Houses are a personal favourite subject of mine and obviously make for great ‘New Home’ designs but also winter house scenes make for lovely Christmas designs too. I know a little out of season during this heatwave but it’s always nice to see what some of the Pure artists have to offer. Artists Justine Kimmer, Carol Jonas and Fiona Miles have some truly stunning winter house scenes to offer for Christmas. Camilla Charnock provides a true... Read more


Artist Interview – Charlotte Hardy

the team at Pure Illustration are always extremely proud to represent talent and experienced artists & illustrators and we often develop long lasting relationships with the creative people we work with. Charlotte Hardy is one of our most popular contributors and has been with Pure Illustration for the last 10 years. We love working with Charlotte and her success in selling her original artwork to collectors all over the UK certainly helps Pure Illustration gain a good following of publishers and manufacturers who also like... Read more


Design Roundup: Celebration Cakes

Pure Illustration offers a wide range of themes for licensing – a true favourite among customers is …cakes! Specifically Birthdays and Wedding, both these occasions require a wide range of licensing options and our artists love providing designs in this area. Fresh and contemporary works by Melanie Chadwick and Sara Brezzi are sweet in theme and palette. Cupcakes are a fun subject that cover a multitude of licensing situations. Colours and patterns that pop never seem to tire and suit so many products. See pieces... Read more


Design Round Up – Wedding

Pure Illustration have a wide range of beautiful illustrations on offer for Wedding licensing. Now wedding season is here, it is the perfect time to show a little taster of some of our artists work. Emily Stalley creates charming, delicate pieces that really provide some romance. The work of Charlotte Hardy always provides such a personal touch, truly beautiful work. Artists Lisa Knutson and Kate Colvin provide gorgeous touches in their designs. Both these artists also create accompanying patterns to offer a wide range of... Read more


Design Roundup : Father’s Day – Pure Illustration

Father’s Day @ Pure Illustration – Art Licensing With the last of the Spring Season’s nearly here, don’t forget to celebrate Dad on Sunday 19th June. Here are a just a few designs by Pure artists to get you inspired … Upbeat and punchy, typographic-led pieces by Olivia Whitworth and Claire Robinson. Or for the gentleman in your life, designs by Catherine Aguilar and Mark Clifton. This is just a taste of the many designs on offer from our artists, to view more themes and... Read more