Category: Greeting Cards

2/10/21

REVEALED! Seven of my favorite brand-new children’s book images by our artists.

Today I’ve gathered some of my favorite children’s book-inspired images by some of our artists from the Menagerie.

 

If you haven’t checked out the stunning collection of over 150 new images by our artists in our 5th Annual Lilla’s Art Menagerie, don’t wait!

 

Click on this special link to see all the brand-new work that you’ve been waiting for, available for licensing or for ideas to commission.
If prompted, enter this password: loveart

 

Once in the gallery, be sure to click “View All”.

 

 

Check out this selection of inspiring children’s book-style imagery our artists have created to inspire you to commission them for their next book. (You know what else? These images would make amazing puzzles or kid toys and games, too.)

 

 

Available for license as of this writing.

 

Available for license as of this writing.

 

Available for license as of this writing.

 

Available for license as of this writing.

 

Available for license as of this writing.

 

Available for license as of this writing.
Hurry! Many of these artists are heavily booked, so contact us now to chat about your project. We’d love to hear about it!
Still haven’t seen the Menagerie gallery? Click this link (password: loveart)

 

I hope you enjoyed the show! Check out our site to see more.
Want great art for your project? Don’t hesitate to contact us. We’d be delighted to assist you with any of your art needs.
xo
Lilla
Agent, Artist, Author
Founder, Lilla Rogers Studio
Co-Founder, Make Art That Sells
2/1/21

Want to see the birthday cards my artists made for me?

Get ready for our 5th Annual Menagerie! It’s a cornucopia of fresh, new artwork by our artists that will be revealed on MONDAY, FEBRUARY 8TH in a private, password-protected gallery.

 

Banner by Kendra Binney

 

Our amazing artists have created tons of brand new work from trend boards and assignments that we created specially for this event. They’re geared around the themes our clients request most often, and the images they’ve created will blow you away.
Stay tuned for more details in your inbox!
One of my favorite things about my birthday is that every year I get a lovely flood of gorgeous personal birthday cards created by my artists. And a bonus is that these images are available for license as of this writing, and note that the text can be changed.
Contact us to assign or license art. We’re happy to help you find the perfect artist or gorgeous images for your project!

 

Available for license as of this writing.

 

Available for license as of this writing.

 

Available for license as of this writing.

 

Available for license as of this writing.

 

Available for license as of this writing.

 

Available for license as of this writing.

 

Available for license as of this writing.

 

Available for license as of this writing.

 

I hope you enjoyed the show! Check out our site to see more.
Want great art for your project? Don’t hesitate to contact us. We’d be delighted to assist you with any of your art needs.
xo
Lilla
Agent, Artist, Author
Founder, Lilla Rogers Studio
Co-Founder, Make Art That Sells
12/21/20

Here’s our Annual Curated Gift Guide or luscious products by our artists. From pretty puzzles, to elk trays to Anthro glasses.

From pretty puzzles, to 2021 calendars, to painterly Anthro glasses, here are some more gift ideas by our artists to make your holidays brighter.
Contact us to assign or license art. We’re happy to help you find the perfect artist or gorgeous images for your project!

 

Animation by Natasha Dewitz

 

Buffalo Games
Puzzle Michèle Wilson

 

We’ve really enjoyed working on Carolyn’s beautiful puzzle in the evenings. (Wentworth Puzzles)
More goodness by Carolyn Gavin for Anthropologie:

 

Serving tray, coasters, and napkins, too! (Rock Flower Paper)

 

Galison

 

Amber Lotus Kindness calendar
Workman “Wonder” calendar
(with illustrations by four
of our artists).

 

Studio Oh
Uncommon Goods

 

I hope you enjoyed the show! Check out our site to see more.
Want great art for your project? Don’t hesitate to contact us. We’d be delighted to assist you with any of your art needs.
xo
Lilla
Agent, Artist, Author
Founder, Lilla Rogers Studio
Co-Founder, Make Art That Sells
11/23/20

From a pretty mask to a cool change purse by Sarah Walsh for Blue Q, some products for sale by our artists.

We love when we get in samples by our artists, and we thought we’d share a few of the recent products our artists have been commissioned to create art for.
Contact us to assign or license art. We’re happy to help you find the perfect artist or gorgeous images for your project!

 

Beautiful wrapping and gift bags for Impression Originale.
Buy them here and here.

 

Up With Paper pop-up card

 

Change purse for Blue Q.

 

Both Helen and Carolyn collaborated with Z Wraps to create these wonderful reusable beeswax wraps. (No more single use plastic wrap!)
Both agents Susan and Kim use these and love them.
Buy them here.

 

Also from Zwraps, lovely retro cloth masks with our artist Jenn Ski.
Buy it here.

 

Available for license as of this writing.

 

Babulinka Books

 

French Flow magazine

 

I hope you enjoyed the show! Check out our site to see more.
Want great art for your project? Don’t hesitate to contact us. We’d be delighted to assist you with any of your art needs.
xo
Lilla
Agent, Artist, Author
Founder, Lilla Rogers Studio
Co-Founder, Make Art That Sells
8/25/20

Watch Coffee Time with Lilla and Kim as we reveal a box full of some of our favorite products.

Back before the pandemic when 2020 was still new and fun and we were allowed to be together, Kim and I gathered a box full of our favorite products by our artists to show you. We hope you enjoy this short video.

 

Watch Coffee Time with Lilla & Kim

 

 

More great products by our artists…
Fabulous circular puzzle for eeBoo.
Photo: eeBoo

 

Kids Quilt set for Anthropologie.

 

Creative Co-op

 

Design of Storybook for Hasbro’s Baby Alive doll.
Photo: Hasbro

 

American Greetings

 

Land of Nod / Crate&kids

 

I hope you enjoyed the show! Check out our site to see more.
Want great art for your project? Don’t hesitate to contact us. We’d be delighted to assist you with any of your art needs.
5/28/20

Join me TODAY at 12:30 PM ET for our WebinART chat featuring my artist Kendra Binney. 🎨👍🏽👁

 
Kendra has worked on a variety of illustration projects for top companies such as Hachette, Page Street Publishing, Roger La Borde, Sterling Publishing, and more.

 

Click here to join our free public WebinART on Zoom with guest artist Kendra Binney today at 12:30 PM ET. Password: Kendra77

I’ll ask Kendra how she works in both paint and digital media, what makes a great art director, what her dream illustration project would be, how she enjoyed the Residency and creating a picture book pitch, her tips on working from home with her little boy, what she’s watching right now, and more.

We can’t wait to see you there as we put some goodness out into the world!

Kendra Binney, illustrator
Washington State
Right : Card for Roger La Borde

 

Above: Sample book art for Hachette
Above: Wall art for Oopsy Daisy

 

Images above and below: Collection for Roger La Borde
5/26/20

You won’t want to miss Kendra Binney on our WebinART this Thursday. Learn how a painting career dovetails into an illustration career.

Contact us to assign or license art–we’re happy to help you find the perfect artist or gorgeous images for your project!

 

Join me for WebinART #5 featuring Guest Artist
this Thursday,
May 28th at 12.30 PM ET.
—–
We’ll be broadcasting live on Zoom here on Thursday. Bookmark it and set your alarm!
WebinART link here
Password: Kendra77
Did you miss the WebinART last week with artist Sarajo Frieden?
Watch the replay here.
Password: 9I$.U3$1
Above: Personal piece available for licensing
Above: Personal piece available for licensing
Kendra is both a gallery artist and an illustrator who creates dreamy, sublime art for a range of projects including greeting cards and books. Having spent a week with me on my Picture Book Residency, she’s currently finishing up an incredible authored children’s picture book pitch. You can imagine how delightful it’s going to be. Editors and art directors, we’d love to hear from you if you’re interested.
Above: Card for
Roger La Borde
Above: Card for
Roger La Borde

 

Today we’ve curated some of our favorite images that we love and thought you’d enjoy…

 

Available for license as of this writing.

 

Big Words for Little Geniuses (Jimmy Patterson Books)

 

Recent personal work
Playful Painting: People (Walter Foster Publications / Quarto)
Available for license as of this writing.

 

Cover for “A Year of Reading Aloud” (Hodder & Stoughton Limited)

 

From This Little Artist (Simon & Schuster)
I hope you enjoyed the show! Check out our site to see more.
Want great art for your project? Don’t hesitate to contact us. We’d be delighted to assist you with any of your art needs.
xo
Lilla
Agent, Artist, Author
Founder, Lilla Rogers Studio
Co-Founder, Make Art That Sells
5/11/20

Want to know what happens when agent Lilla gets to work with 6 top artists for 6 days on their picture book pitches? 🎨👑💘👁

Above: Banner by Erica Root
 
Join us this THURSDAY at 12.30 PM ET for our WebinART #3: The Residency

We have a very special (free) WebinART for you this Thursday. Six of my artists and I will have spent the week at our virtual Residency creating their children’s book pitches. We’ll chat live about what they’re working on and maybe they’ll even share a sneak peek.

 

What is our virtual Artists’ Residency?

Art directors and editors tell us that they’re looking for author/illustrator book pitches (probs because artists are so cool and imaginative), so we dreamed up our latest caper–our Residency–which is an incredible incubator for five of my artists to work on their authored/illustrated picture book pitches.
I get to mentor them daily for six days while they dive into my latest course ahead of the public launch called My Kid Book Pitch that I’ll be offering in October. How cool is that?
We had originally planned to have the event at my home and garden, but we’ve Covid-ized it and now it’s virtual–6 days of Zooms with the gang. It’s my idea of an agent/educator dream. All this talent for a week!

 

What kind of stories will they write and illustrate?
Creating a special picture book comes from understanding what makes the author unique and then discovering the story they are excited to tell. They will share some of the goodness that they’re working on, their process, and other surprises.
The extraordinary artists in attendance for this Thursday’s Webinart are:
Tune in to the WebinART on Zoom here.
Password: Residency7
I hope you’ll join us for this free special event.
Can’t watch it live? We’ll send you the link for the replay next week or look for it on the Lilla Rogers home page this Friday.
Banner by Mara Penny
Banner by Erica Root
Banner by Kelly Anne Dalton

 

Lilla chats with top illustrator Katie Vernon
Did you miss the fascinating WebinART with Katie Vernon last week? Katie shared how her personal work brought in some stellar gigs plus showed some of her latest work. I know you’ll enjoy it.
Watch that replay here.
Password: 3G#a#6n^

 

We hope you had a wonderful Mother’s Day! Here’s to all the mothers who keep everything going while we’re at home together :)
Clockwise from top left: Carolyn Gavin, Tara Lilly, Jon Cannell
Work available for license as of this writing.

 

Thank You, Clothworks!
A big shout out to our lovely client Clothworks who supplied fabric from Helen Dardik’s collection (below, left) to our very own Financial Manager and seamstress, Julia Parker, and to Erin Hazlett (below, right) from The Violet Orange. Julia and Erin created face masks which were donated tolocal hospitals and a homeless shelter in downtown Boston, and tohospice and clinics in Rhode Island. Thank you all!
Above: Buy Helen Dardik’s collection, Good Things Will Come (Clothworks) here.

 

I hope you enjoyed the show! Check out our site to see more.
Want great art for your project? Don’t hesitate to contact us. We’d be delighted to assist you with any of your art needs.
xo
Lilla
Agent, Artist, Author
Founder, Lilla Rogers Studio
Co-Founder, Make Art That Sells
3/12/20

What would these images be without the color red?

We love every color, but we really love the color red. Can you imagine these yummy images without RED? We can’t either!

Contact us to assign or license–we’re happy to help!

 

Animation by Natasha Dewitz

 

Daniel Roode

Available for license as of this writing.

 

Sterling Publishing

 

Hsinping letterpress

 

Available for license as of this writing.
Available for license as of this writing.

 

Available for license as of this writing.

 

I hope you enjoyed the show! Want great art for your project? Don’t hesitate to contact us. We’d be delighted to assist you with any of your art needs. Get to know us here!
Follow us on Instagram for more fun.
xo
Lilla
Founder, Lilla Rogers Studio
Co-Founder, Make Art That Sells courses
2/20/20

Meet Katie Vernon. See why art directors from Porsche to Anthropologie love to commission Katie.

Here’s why we went nuts the very first time we saw Katie Vernon’s work: We loved her original style and her mastery of watercolor mixed with a dollop of charming weirdness, and we think this is why so many art directors–from Porsche to Anthropologie–commission her work.

We put together a show of some of our favorite projects that Katie has illustrated, from books, to teepees, to giant maps.
Contact us to assign or license–we’re happy to help!
Illustration for “Plant Inspirations” by Storey Publishing
Animation by Natasha Dewitz
 
“A few of my favorite things besides making art are sparkling water, rearranging furniture, and watching two different species of animals become friends.”
— Katie Vernon

 

BOOKS

Below: Katie’s “Plant Insipirations” for Storey Publishing. Includes 50 illustrated affirmation cards with a pull-out tabletop frame included to display favorite sayings. Buy it here.

 

 

Running Press

 

Storey Publishing
Mapping, Tracking & Journaling Activities

 

COOL PRODUCTS

Part of a Collection for Anthropologie
Wall Art for Crate & Kids

 

Tons of cards and products for Roger la Borde

 

FUN JOBS

What to Pack when Glamping for Porsche on Pinterest
Kings Food Markets

 

MORE LOVELY ILLOS FOR YOU

Available for license as of this writing

 

I hope you enjoyed the show! Want great art for your project? Don’t hesitate to contact us. We’d be delighted to assist you with any of your art needs. Get to know us here!
Follow us on Instagram for more fun.
xo
Lilla
Founder, Lilla Rogers Studio
Co-Founder, Make Art That Sells courses