Category: new work

9/13/17

Helen’s new watercolor and more!

Have you seen Helen Dardik’s videos on Instagram where she magically paints her art in time lapse? You can see more here.

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Hsinping Pan

 

Katie Vernon

 

Kate Mason

 

Jessica Allen

Hope you enjoyed the show.

XO,

Lilla

P. S. Read what our artists have to say about working with our agency here!

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8/7/17

Carolyn Gavin’s Home Decor Collection

It’s so rewarding to see our artists’ work come to life! Here’s our artist Carolyn Gavin’s gorgeous home decor line for TAG, Ltd.  She has such a masterful loose paint style and adorable quirky lettering. Carolyn created this delightful art in the Make Art That Sells: Creating Collections for Home Decor course.  Lilla co-teaches this class with esteemed colleague Creative Director Margo Tantau.
Artists: This is our LAST session we will be running live. This is your chance to get your work in front of a top art agent and creative director. Class starts today on Monday, August 7th. Don’t miss this opportunity! Sign up here.
Here’s the art board Carolyn designed in our Creating Collections for Home Decor class. We pitched it to TAG, Ltd. and they snapped it up:
Ta da! We’re crazy about this collection that TAG Ltd. created from Carolyn Gavin’s work from her presentation. In fact, that cup on the upper left is on Lilla’s desk holding her pencils.

Check out more terrific products Carolyn has with Anthropologie:

Art directors: See more of Carolyn’s gorgeous work here.
Join Lilla this Wednesday, August 9th at 1:30pm ET on the Make Art That Sells Facebook page to get help with your first class assignment.
Lookin’ for some great art? Contact us to license, buy or commission art for your fabulous project. We are happy to help you!

xo,

The Studio Ladies

8/2/17

Get your mitts on new work by our artists! Check out these presentation boards.

Art directors: Get your mitts on this work for your amazing products! This is art that my artists did in my e-course Make Art That Sells: Creating Collections for Home Decor. I create 3 trend boards for each home decor course of what I think are the next trends. And the cool part is watching how these brilliant artists translate those trends into their own style, leading the way.

Trina Dalziel

 

Marenthe

 

Flora Waycott

 

Mara Penny

 

Mara Penny

 

Lookin’ for some great art? Contact us to license, buy or commission art for your fabulous project. We are happy to help you!
7/18/17

Looking for Summer Reading? Our artist Flora Waycott’s new book collection is now available.

We’re so happy to share that our artist Flora Waycott’s “Collectible Editions Series” is now out with Barnes & Noble. These classic books are beautifully illustrated and are leather bound with embossed and gold foil stamped details. Each book has gilded edges with gold treatment applied to the edges of the pages … Yum!

Photos: Flora Waycott

Links to purchase these books can be found here on our products page! Enjoy your summer reading.

xo,
Lilla, Susan, Reine, Joanne, Patty and Julia

4/28/17

Creative thinking is the way of the future

Here is part two of our special editorial series done by our artists! You can see part one here. I thought it would be really fun to give our brilliant artists an assignment on how creative thinking is the future (which I totally believe, by the way).

The new skill that will become more in-demand than ever before is creative thinking.

“I personally think there’s going to be a greater demand in 10 years for liberal arts majors than there were for programming majors and maybe even engineering,” he said. “When the data is all being spit out for you, options are being spit out for you, you need a different perspective in order to have a different view of the data”, writes Mark Cuban for Travel & Leisure Magazine.

Check out the diversity of concepts and style. Which is your favorite?

Jessica Allen

Terri Fry Kasuba

 

John Coulter

 

Jenn Ski

 

Kate Mason

4/19/17

What happens when we give our artists the same assignment?

I thought it would be really fun to give our brilliant artists an assignment on how creative thinking is the future (which I totally believe, by the way).

The new skill that will become more in-demand than ever before is creative thinking.

“I personally think there’s going to be a greater demand in 10 years for liberal arts majors than there were for programming majors and maybe even engineering,” he said. “When the data is all being spit out for you, options are being spit out for you, you need a different perspective in order to have a different view of the data”, writes Mark Cuban for Travel & Leisure Magazine.

Check out the diversity of concepts and style. Which is your favorite? 

Clairice Gifford

Rebecca Bradley

Flora Waycott

Hsinping Pan

Katie Vernon

Anne Bentley

Marco Marella

We received so many great illustrations from our artists! We’ll share more of them with you later in the week. Stay tuned for our next newsletter to see more of this special project and also follow along on our Instagram @lillarogers.  

xo,
Reine

4/15/17

We’re now representing artist Mara Penny

We are beyond delighted to announce that we are now representing the brilliant and lovely  Mara Penny. Mara was a standout in my Make Art That Sells courses, often getting selected to be included in the assignment reviews. Take a look at her gorgeous work and I’ll tell you a bit more about why we chose her.

There are specific things I look for when taking on an artist. All the great drawing in the world won’t sell if the color palette isn’t amazing. Mara’s gorgeous colors on this piece in particular knocked me out. Plus, bugs.  

I asked Mara what her dream job would be and she replied that having her own home decor collection would be a dream come true. I really, really need these tins to be made so I can have them! (Do you hear that, art directors of home decor and gift? Let’s talk.) I look for really fresh and on-point home decor designs that I can license easily, as seen here: 

Originality is a key quality in all of the artists we represent. I’ll tell you something. When I saw this chair by Mara for the Home Decor class assignment I really stood up and took notice. (Or should I say, sat down.) So charmingly eccentric. 

This piece (below) tells me that Mara could make an incredible craft book cover or editorial illustration. I love to see as many different markets covered in a portfolio. Why? Because then I can make a good living for the artist, which artists deserve to have. 

What is Mara’s favorite food? Read more about Mara and see her work here.

2/16/17

Sarah Walsh for the Guardian

Our artist Sarah Walsh just completed editorial art work for the well respected Guardian. The article is titled “Despite many obstacles, the world is getting better.” You can read it here.

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See Sarah’s portfolio here.

2/3/17

Sarajo’s Godiva Chocolate Bliss

We’re so thrilled to see our artist Sarajo Frieden on Godiva’s homepage!  She had the opportunity of a lifetime working on this very special edition for Godiva’s 2017 Valentine’s Day Collection.

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Images from Godiva website.

The packaging is stunning and captures the playful wit and colorful palette of Sarajo’s work. As part of this project, Godiva flew Sarajo over to Japan to meet with the Godiva team and speak at the unveiling of this special collection. What an amazing experience!

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Sarajo captured this journey to Japan through a series of beautiful photographs and we’ll be sharing all of those with you this Tuesday, Feb. 7th on Lilla’s Instagram Feed @lillarogers. Be sure to follow along in the fun and see how this wonderful collection came to be. And while you’re at it, go ahead and buy some of these yummy chocolates for yourself or a loved one this Valentine’s Day.

xo,

The Studio Ladies

12/15/16

What nonsense have the ladies at Lilla Rogers Studio gotten themselves into this time? Announcing Lilla’s Art Menagerie

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Art by Katie Vernon

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We’re excited to let our favorite art directors know about a special upcoming event: Lilla’s Art Menagerie. It will be a cornucopia of fresh, new artwork that will be revealed January 5th in a private, password-protected gallery.

We were thinking: how can we make it really easy for you to see loads of new work without traveling? No flight, no hotel, no cabs! And why not get our brilliant artists to generate new work for an online event?

So we asked our artists to create exciting new work around the themes you request the most often. They were game. Then I thought, why don’t I make a bunch of trend boards just for our artists to motivate and inspire them?

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Some of the trend boards that I made for my artists for the Menagerie. Topics range from winter holiday, Valentine’s, summer florals, editorial maps, mod kitchen, and tons more.

So when do you get to see all this new fabulous work?
You’ll be the very first to see the work from the comfort of your desk on Thursday, January 5th!

How will you access the work?
You’ll get an email with a link and a special password where you can view the work.

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Art by Clairice Gifford

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Art by Marenthe

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Art by Flora Waycott

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Art by Zoe Ingram

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Art by Suzy Ultman

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Art by Terri Fry Kasuba

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Stay tuned on Instagram for our artists’ banners. Art by Carolyn Gavin.

We hope you’ll be inspired to commission, license or buy work for you projects. In the meantime, don’t hesitate to contact us. We love to hear from you!

XO
Lilla