Jigsaw puzzles are a great way for artists to license their artwork. Image Source – Art Licensing have had success through showcasing their artists portfolio’s online, at trade shows and other art licensing events.
Our most successful artists have a portfolio of available images and are very aware of current and future trends. Artists work must have an immediate appeal within the current market place. The ability to work to client brief is a big advantage.
Some jigsaw puzzle manufacturers produce puzzles for different specialty markets such as colleges, museums, children, teens, or mystery while others cater to the general retail market. In order to find out what type of images each manufacturer puts on their puzzles, you need to check out their websites. And if their art submission guidelines are not listed on the site, you need to contact them. Below is a list of jigsaw puzzle manufacturers that license art.
Jigsaw puzzles are not only manufactured in the original horizontal format but as ovals, circles, squares, vertically and in various freeform shapes depending upon the images place on the puzzles. Some even are three-dimensional shapes such as globes, animals and buildings. Typical images found on jigsaw puzzles include scenes from a natural environment, architecture, rural scenes.