Category: Products

7/20/20

Guess who I’m interviewing next? Discussing diversity. TWO artists you’ll love–our free webinARTs.

Coming this Thursday!

 

Above: Cover for The Soup Movement (Oxford University Press)
Join me Thursday for our WebinART #9 as I chat with the lively and hilarious
Julia Christians and view her gorgeous work.
This Thursday,July 23rd at 12.30 PM ET.
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We’ll be broadcasting live on Zoom here on Thursday. See you then!
WebinART link here
Password: Julia77
Last week’s WebinART and portfolio showcase with Sarah Papworth was a blast! You can catch the replay here; Password: 8R?K4=+9
Find links to our entire WebinART series HERE.
Agility Live Magazine

 

“An artist and an activist are not so far apart.”
— Ava DuVernay, award-winning writer, producer and film director ( New York Times)
Live today 12 Noon ET!
I’m loving our WebinARTs over here at my agency Lilla Rogers Studio where, as you probably know, I interview our fascinating artists and we chat about their work and careers, most Thursdays.
As of this writing, I’ve done eight WebinARTS, and I’ve found that I enjoy them so much that we dreamed up “Live with Lilla”, where I’ll be interviewing artists, art directors, editors, and more, over at my school site, Make Art That Sells.
I’m thrilled that my very first Live with Lilla interview starts today with someone I’m crazy about, the QUEEN, Vanessa Brantley-Newton, beloved and highly-regarded author-illustrator of over 40 children’s books and diversity expert. We’ll chat about increasing diversity in our industry, what agents and art directors can do, and more.
Kim, I hope you’ll join me over on my Make Art That SellsFacebook page. It’s free and open to everyone, 12 noon ET today, July 20th.
Here’s the fabulous Vanessa Brantley-Newton with her newest book of poems for little girls, “Just Like Me”(Knopf/Random House). Available here.

 

Amazon selected This Little Dreamer: An Inspirational Primer, as the best kids’ book of the year so far, for ages baby to 2!
Huge congratulations, Daniel!
Published by Simon & Schuster

 

You get to customize your wall art with Katie’s people and icons! How cool is that? Check it out at Uncommon Goods.

 

Zoë Ingram

Available for licensing as of this writing.

 

Tara is available for Bolt Fabric commissions!
Left: Available for license
Below, left: Fabric for Robert Kaufman

 

Woodland Tattoos (Petit Monkey)

 

Available for licensing 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
6/9/20

Look who I’m featuring in my next WebinART! Plus how our artists will celebrate the end of the pandemic.

Puzzle for Galison/Mudpuppy. Buy it here.
Above: Plant Mom tote for
Blue Q
Above: Zipper pouch for Blue Q
Join me for WebinART #6 featuring
Guest Artist Sarah Walsh
This Thursday, June 11th at 12.30 PM ET.
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We’ll be broadcasting live on Zoom here on Thursday. Bookmark it and set your alarm!
WebinART link here
Password: Walshy77
As you can imagine, from just looking at her work, Sarah stays incredibly busy with top brands like Blue Q, Chronicle Books, Crate & Barrel, Flow Magazine, Galison/Mudpuppy, Garnet Hill, Nosy Crow, Perseus, Quarto and the Guardian. Her work is that magical combination of accessible style with edge, brilliant color, and wit galore. I know we’re going to have fun together in this WebinART.

 

Last week’s WebinART with Kendra Binney was so inspiring. You can catch the replay here; Password: 6o@!8+38

 

Find links to our entire WebinART series HERE.
Above: Flow Magazine
Above: The many translations of Wild Lives (Nosy Crow)
Contact us to assign or license art–we’re happy to help you find the perfect artist or gorgeous images for your project!

 

Recently, I gave this worksheet to my artists to entice them to illustrate their vision for the future, post-pandemic. Here’s what they did…

 

 

I’m delighted that I am now a columnist for UPPERCASE Magazine, the beloved design and art magazine by publisher Janine Vangool. Here’s my first column for Issue #45, where I deconstruct my favorite expression, people buy your joy.
Check out the current issue 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
5/21/20

WebinART #4 with illustrator Sarajo Frieden

May 21, 2020 – WebinART #4 with illustrator Sarajo Frieden

Did you miss our WebinART with the brilliant Sarajo Frieden? Lilla and Sarajo chatted about maintaining freshness throughout a career that spans decades, and how Sarajo has preserved her unique voice through gallery work and commercial work alike.
Replay Link: Click here
Password: 9I$.U3$1

5/7/20

WebinART #2 with illustrator Katie Vernon

May 7, 2020 – WebinART #2 with illustrator Katie Vernon

Replay Link: Click here

Password: 3G#a#6n^

Lilla chats with Katie about her stellar career making art in her eccentric style, what she’s working on right now, her favorite illustration project, and her creative process. Katie also reveals how her previous work as a florist influenced her illustration!

Enjoy :)

4/23/20

WebinART #1 with illustrator Mara Penny

April 23, 2020 – WebinART #1 with illustrator Mara Penny

Replay Link: Click here

Password: 4p^#178H

We chatted about Mara’s gorgeous illustration projects for books, cards, fabric collections, magnetic paper dolls, a zodiac embroidery kit, and even a series of wine labels.

Lucky for your FOMO, it was recorded! Watch to learn about Mara’s artmaking process, her thoughts on what makes an art director great to work with, and the fascinating way she does research for a project.

Enjoy!

 

4/21/20

We have a big announcement. PLUS: need a happy distraction? We’ve got a puzzle for you.

 

Recently, I chatted with our team over here in Boston. I asked, “How can we contribute? How can we make this time more interesting for our community? How can we promote our artists in a fresh way that our art directors will enjoy?” Then we came upon an idea.

We’re excited to announce our new public free series: Lilla’s WebinARTs, where each week I’ll chat with one of my artists on Zoom. They’ll discuss what it was like to work on a recent project, plus show some brand-new work.
I’ll ask my artists things like what their very favorite illustration project was and why, what makes a great art director, what color combination they are loving these days, tips on working from home, what they are reading right now, and more. I’m so excited that our very first WebinART will feature Mara Penny.

 

Above: From wine to witches, a few of the commissioned projects illustrated by Mara Penny
Join us for the inaugural WebinART with Guest Artist
Mara Penny this Thursday,
April 23rd at 12.30PM ET.
Password: Mara
We’ll be broadcasting live here on Thursday. Bookmark it and set your alarm!

 

Puzzles by our artists…
Nothing beats boredom like a good old-fashioned puzzle. They’re quickly becoming the new stay-in fad. There’s a reason why we keep assigning so many: they are fun for all ages. Here are a few you might like to add to your collection.
Contact us to assign or license–we’re happy to help!
Left: Agent Susan‘s mom Anne has enjoyed several weeks working on Sarah Walsh’s 1,000-piece puzzle
“All Are Welcome Here”. (Galison)
Many hands, including Agent Kim‘s 7-year-old-son’s, race to finish Rebecca Jones’ double-sided dog and cat puzzle (Galison).
This photo was taken before social distancing measures. Doesn’t that seem like ages ago?
3/24/20

Social tips from the agents and books and games to keep you entertained

Wow. What crazy times these are! Hope you’re finding things to do to keep you happy.

 

Social tips from the Agents
I just got off a Skype with my fabulous agent colleagues Susan and Kim. I asked them what they are doing to get their social fix. Here’s their advice:
Susan’s Social Tip:
“Call a different person every night. Go down your list. It might be a neighbor, an old friend. Reach out to someone you haven’t spoken to in a long time.”
Kim’s Social Tip:
“Make a virtual dinner date with a few friends or family. Set a time to FaceTime or Zoom, and enjoy your dinner and drinks together.”

 

Business learning for creative people
I’m absolutely blown away that over 9,000 people (as of this writing) have signed up for my MATS MBA (Money Bad Ass) course which co-founder Beth Kempton and I are now offering for free. We wanted to do something to help our community and this course felt very timely. It’s a robust course with videos and downloadables to help you both negotiate this phase and be ready with your big dreams when this has all passed, as it will. Read more here.

 

Bootcamp Flash Sale
Tired of reading the news? Need a creative focus? Join me every Monday for creative lessons in Assignment Bootcamp now through the end of June. More info here. Sale ends Thursday.
 

Here are some books and products to keep you entertained while holed-up at home.
Contact us to assign or license–we’re happy to help!

 

Maybe it’s time to do some comfort cooking with the family. Check out this wonderful recipe book of comfort foods by Quarto with cover by Clairice Gifford.

 

This book of beautiful butterflies is full of press-out designs intricately decorated with foil and perfect for all ages to color in. By Nosy Crow.

 

Fabulous family fun in a box! These bright puzzles by Galison/Mudpuppy will keep you (and the kids) happy and entertained any day.

 

Don’t forget to get out into nature during this time–breathing only at socially acceptable distances–and record your observations in this lovely journal.

 

If staying inside is more your scene, this might help you cope. Gorgeous packaging by Helen Dardik
for Seattle Chocolate.
If not chocolate, then maybe enjoy some Chardonnay with a
beautiful label by Mara Penny
for Chateau Ste Michelle winery.
Available now
at your local wine shop.

 

 

Together we are facing an unprecedented, challenging time. In the face of this, we want you to know that the MATS community is here for you. We know we need tools and innovation to allow us to imagine a new kind of future, where we can be creative in the way we generate money to support our families, pay the bills, and help keep our local communities thriving.
That’s why we are gifting every single person in our community a free place on our online course MATS MBA (Money BadAss).
Please share this with anyone who needs it, and invite them into the MATS family.
This course is usually £179 (approx. $220) but you can access it for free right now.
CLICK HERE to secure your free spot.
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
P. S. Read what our clients have to say about working with our agency here!

 

 

2/25/20

Our artists’ art for chocolate packaging, a kindness calendar, and even art for a van.

We’re super excited to show you some recent projects by our artists.

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

 

Illustration available for licensing as of this writing
Animation by Natasha Dewitz

Homewares collection for Anthropologie.
Buy them here and here.

 

Carolyn’s inspiring art was used for branding for mPharma, whose mission is to provide safe, affordable healthcare to all Africans.
 

 

Fill-in-the-blank cards and zipper pouches for Compendium.
Buy them here.

 

 

Sweet wrapping paper for Impression Originale
Buy it here.

 

Yummy cookie packaging for Fika

 

The Art of Kindness 2020 Calendar for Amber Lotus
Buy it here.

 

Check out Zoë’s fabric available on Spoonflower

 

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
12/11/19

You are about to see the cutest dog-in-a-chair illustration.

We’re delighted to show you work one of our busiest artists, Rebecca Jones. Below, enjoy her newest books, illustrated toys, games and tableware for kids, and the even her latest fabric collection.

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

 

Rebecca Jones

Illustration for puzzle by Crocodile Creek
Animation by Natasha Dewitz

 

I love to drink tea, stare out of my studio window and draw and paint the imaginary creatures that wander by.
–Rebecca Jones

 

Doggies! Available for license as of this writing

 

Books

Campbell Books
Just released! Buy it here.

 

Series of coloring books for Nosy Crow
Buy them here

 

Stationery & other fun products!

A mix of greeting cards for various companies

 

Fika packaging

 

Galison/Mudpuppy unicorn puzzle
Buy it here

 

Rebecca Jones’ work is applicable for so many types of products

 

Tableware for Crocodile Creek/Petit Monkey

 

Illustration for puzzle by Crocodile Creek

 

Puzzle illustration for Galison/Mudpuppy
Buy it here

 

Bolt Fabric Collections

Clothworks “Dreaming of Snow” Collection available now

 

Clothworks “Oceans Away” Collection
Available Spring 2020

 

Clothworks “Dreaming of Snow” Collection
Buy it here

 

Beautiful birds

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