Jeff Haynie at this year's CATCON

Jun 14, 2016

Our artist, Jeff Haynie, will be showing and selling his work in person to crazy cat people from around the world at this years “CATCON!”

CatConLA 2016 will take place on June 25th & 26th 2016, celebrating all things cat! This convention is part expo and part symposium. CatConLA showcases some of the world’s top cat merchandise including furniture, art, toys and clothing. You will be able to find Jeff in his booth full of CAT-TASTIC images for you to purchase.

For more info about CATCON, click here.

To see Jeff’s entire licensing portfolio, click here.

Posted by: syrenam

The Evolution of a Painting- Part 2

Sep 03, 2013

Have you been curious to see the finished product of Karen Middleton’s painting from our blog “The evolution of a Painting?”

 

Here are some more photos so you can see the rest of her journey while creating the painting of her painting “Fire Fluffies.” 

 

Here is the final product: 

If you are interested in licensing this, contact your sales associate today! 

 

Posted by: syrenam

The Evolution of a Painting

Jul 31, 2013

When people are purchasing items in the marketplace, they are looking at the finished goods. They will admire the art on the product, but never stop to think about where the art came from.  Licensing art is such a fascinating industry because we ALWAYS think about where the art came from.  It is our job to help the artists make images that will work for each manufacturer and eventually become a finished good!

 

We thought you might be interested in seeing how one of our painters, Karen Middleton, will transform her idea into a finished good!

 

Step 1: The artist comes up with an idea for a new piece.

 

Step 2: Rough Sketch.

 

You can see that Karen has sent a rough sketch of "firemen pets" (dogs and cats) to show the general idea of what she would like to paint. The agents provided her with feedback of ways to make the image more marketable.

 

 

Step 3: Revised Rough Sketch

 

 

You can see that Karen made the requested revisions. Then the agent gave the “thumbs up” to begin her color sketch.

 

 

Step 4: Review Color Sketch

 

 

The ALI team suggested a few more "tweaks" and then she will be "OK" to begin painting this image.

 

Stay tuned to see the final product!

 

If you are one of our artists and would like assistance with your creative process, contact the art director, Zoe Anderson. If you are not signed with us, but would like a portfolio review, click here to learn more!  

Posted by: syrenam

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