Posts In: New Artists

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


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


Jayne Ward – Artist Interview

Pure Illustration represent many talented illustrators and artists, some who have worked with us for many years. We love working with creative and original artists and this is certainly the case with Jayne Ward. Jayne’s work is one of a kind, inspired by pattern as well as fabrics, interiors and travel. We’ve successfully licensed Jayne’s work for greetings cards and wall decor and are always looking for new licenses that would benefit from her beautiful artwork. It’s always interesting to get a back-story about the... 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 – Fiona Miles

Fiona Miles Pure Illustration

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. 1 How did you find yourself working in the world of art licensing? My priority in recent years has been my children, and I have made sure I have always been on hand for them... 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


Deva Evans – Artist Interview – Pure Illustration

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’s a recent interview with Deva Evans: 1. How did you find yourself working in the world of art licensing? I grew up in Belfast in a loving home and have fond childhood memories of... Read more