• Mid-Summer Art Licensing Trend Forecast 2017

    Keeping up with what’s Trending in art licensing involves a lot of observation, walking trade shows, research and following social media feeds. Sometimes it’s difficult to identify an emerging trend, but quite easy to see a trend that’s in it’s peak, like — Mythical Creatures. Are Unicorns taking over the World? Yes! Yes, it would […]

  • Winter / Christmas Flag Art Challenge with Studio M ~ Top 6 Winners!

    The Winter / Christmas Decorative Flag Art Challenge got over 60 submissions from portfolio members. The Sr. Director of Product Development and her team at Studio M have made their final selections for the Top Six Flag Design Winners! We’d like to thank all of the Art Licensing Show (ALSC) Portfolio Members that participated! This was a tough art challenge and […]

  • Dare to Dream! ~ the art journey of Debi Payne

    Debi Payne’s journey to creating her colorful and joy-filled art, infused with positive and inspirational messages is a lesson in persistence and dogged determination. Each one of us is following our own artistic paths. The path that is to quote a cliche… “Somewhere over the rainbow, where skies are blue and the dreams that we dare to dream, really do […]

  • ALSC Hand Lettering & Typography ~ Wall Art Challenge Winners!

    The Hand Lettering & Typography Wall Art Challenge got a lot of submissions with some wonderful lettering and art. The art directors at the wall art company we are working with have made their final selections for the Top Six Design Winners! We’d like to thank all of the ArtOfLicensing.com (ALSC) Portfolio Members that participated! And some really amazing […]

  • ALSC Birthday Celebration Prize WINNERS Are!

    Yay! It’s time to announce the Prize WINNERS of the Art Licensing Show’s Birthday Celebration! Thank you so much to all of the guest contributors! Welcome to all of the NEW members of the Art Licensing Show and to the ALSC members who have recently RENEWED! We are grateful that you are a member of the […]

  • ALSC Birthday Celebration & Prize Giveaways! Yay!

    We are ready to celebrate at the Art Licensing Show! And we’re so happy that you are part of this community of Artists, Art Directors, and Manufacturers. We couldn’t do it without your participation, your wonderful ART… and YOU! We have accomplished a great deal since last year and it’s worth taking a moment to […]

  • ALSC Happy 2nd Birthday Celebration!

    Welcome to ALSC’s Happy 2nd Birthday Celebration! We are celebrating a milestone at the Art Licensing Show — our 2nd Birthday! Take a look at all of the Happy Birthday ART submitted by our members   SEE ALL THE PRIZES you can win at our PARTY ON April 27th! Birthdays are a time to celebrate and […]

  • Gift Market & NEW Trends For 2017

    There were a lot of good vibes and trend information that came out of the Atlanta International Gift Home Furnishings Market last month. JJ Galloway, who runs the Trends group on the Art Licensing Show, has been posting regularly about the trends she has been seeing during her own trade show travels so far this […]

  • Creating Sell Sheets for your Art Licensing Portfolio

    As a licensing artist, you cannot underestimate the power of a Sell Sheet when promoting your art and patterns to Art Directors and Manufacturers. A Sell Sheet, (also called Tear Sheet) is essentially a marketing tool for your art. Your Sell Sheet doesn’t necessarily close the licensing deal but it’s a big step in creating […]