Mountain View, California (EastBayDaily) — SocialIn Inc. and Paws Inc. are pleased to announce an exciting new partnership between the two creative brands PicsArt Photo Studio and Garfield.
PicsArt users who adore Garfield—the world’s best-known comic cat—can purchase the Garfield clipart package from the PicsArt Shop and create their own masterpieces using the lasagna-loving, Monday-hating fat cat and his friends. This is the first of several Garfield packages to be released to the PicsArt Shop. The Garfield package is a great way for fans to incorporate their favorite fat cat into photos, drawings, collages and more.
“We are excited to release our first licensed package. PicsArt is a place where everyone can reveal their inner artist and create art with ease. We are sure that Garfield—the cat with a sarcastic humor and lazy attitude—has many fans among our users, and this package will be a fun way for them to bring this beloved character into their images,” said Artavazd Mehrabyan, COO at PicsArt.
“As Garfield says, ‘A little ego goes nowhere—but a big ego goes everywhere,’ and PicsArt users can now spread his mirth and girth through this great app,” said Garfield creator Jim Davis.
About Garfield Garfield was born on the comics pages on June 19, 1978. The humor strip, centered on the lives of a quick-witted orange cat who loves lasagna, coffee, and his remote control; Jon Arbuckle, his owner; and Odie, a sweet but dumb dog. GARFIELD was introduced to the world in just 41 newspapers and is now the most widely syndicated comic strip ever, appearing in 2100 newspapers. The strip, distributed by Universal Press, is read by over 200 million people each day and is translated into 42 languages. The cat also stars in “The Garfield Show,” a CGI animated cartoon airing on Cartoon Network and Boomerang in 135 countries worldwide.
About Paws Paws, Incorporated was founded in 1981 by cartoonist Jim Davis as a creative house to support Garfield licensing. Today, the company, located in rural Indiana, handles not only the creative angle, but also the business concerns of the corpulent kitty worldwide. Paws, Inc. is a privately held company and the sole owner of the copyrights and trademarks for GARFIELD and GARFIELD Characters.
About PicsArt PicsArt is a free and full featured photo-editing and drawing mobile app available on Android, iOS and Windows Phone. Based in Mountain View, CA, the app is also home to the largest art-based mobile social network of over 11 million artists, allowing users to connect with and inspire one another from anywhere in the world. The app has been installed over 110 million times and continues to expand and improve, helping everyone unleash their creativity and become a great artist.