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Images Can Increase Your Email Click-through Rates

February 11, 2014

Find fresh & engaging images at Laughing Stock & get your 42%   Our email vendor, GetVero, analyzed the data from over 5,000 campaigns they sent out on behalf of their customers and were selected across a range of formats and industries. The results were clear: Campaigns with images actually get 42% increase* in click […]

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Once Upon A Time with Illustrator Alenka Sottler

November 18, 2013

We are delighted to welcome Slovenian illustrator, Alenka Sottler!  “Absolutely stunning modern fairy tale illustrations” as tweeted by esteemed blogger Maria Popova, brainpickings.org and featured in 50Watts. From delightful African Folk Tales to a classic interpretation of Cinderella, Alenka’s work is inspired. You can see her featured gallery or review her stock portfolio and arrange […]

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Listening For Inspiration

June 2, 2011

Judy Stead, Laughing Stock illustrator, shares what inspires her and how she tunes in to her muses. View her recently updated stock illustration portfolio here and when you’re ready to hire an outstanding illustrator, Judy is at your service. Listening. It’s different from hearing. Listening involves…involvement. And attention. And concentration while the brain processes meaning […]

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Cartoon Illustration: Serious Fun

April 14, 2011

Our man in Amsterdam, and esteemed colleague, Ronald Slabbers takes his cartoon work very seriously indeed. Ronald says, “I am definitely not a born cartoonist. I am a ‘line constructor’ and creating a drawing takes me at least 2 sleepless nights and about 6 to 20 pencil sketches. “ Among his many clients is the […]

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Neil Brennan & John Lennon .. Imagine

December 30, 2010

IMAGINE: Illustrator Neil Brennan has linked his imagination to John Lennon’s visionary song & produced this wonderfully lyrical image we can all resonate with in 2011. “Until he extends his circle of compassion to include all living things, man will not himself find peace.”  Albert Schweitzer  (1875-1965); Philosopher, Physician, Nobel Peace Prize Winner Let us not only […]

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On Being Remarkable: Marketability Through Remarkability

November 28, 2010

By guest blogger, Alex Mathers Particularly with the explosion of Internet use, and massively increasing competition over most things, we live in a time where providing products and services that truly stand out is more important than it ever has been. One of my favourite speakers on marketing, Seth Godin, stresses that for a product […]

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The Magic in Drawing

October 15, 2010

By Cat Bennett I’ve been a working artist and illustrator all my adult life but it wasn’t until I began to teach drawing that I saw how it opens the veins of creativity. My students, all novices, became alive with happiness after they drew. Some took that energy into art making—they all took it back […]

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Animation Gallery Video

March 7, 2010

Ron Magnes produced this fun video to promote the Laughing Stock Animation Gallery. He also created the time line Flash animations in the gallery. Ron is our go to guy for custom animation requests and, of course, he does his own original work: see his illustration portfolio at Laughing Stock. Share on Facebook Post to Twitter

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