A Dream to Cherish – It’s Amazing

Jem - It's Amazing

I am excited to share with you that today is the 2 year anniversary of my “Something to Cherish” art brand! To honor the event, enjoy this inspirational music video by Jem. I pray that your life will also be blessed as you follow your dreams.

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RMCAD Spotlight: Ben Hummel & Cherish Flieder

When Ben Hummel (IL ’98) and Cherish Flieder (IL ’02) enrolled at RMCAD they discovered more than just a love of art and design – they discovered a love for one another. Both natives of Colorado, Ben and Cherish met at a student event held on campus. They married in June 2002 and shortly after…

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Art of Licensing Meet-Up Tools

With only a few days and weeks left before the big, summer licensing shows begins, I invite you to participate in the Art of Licensing LinkedIn group “meet-up.” Those of you who have been following the discussions on the Art Of Licensing LinkedIn group board can sense how difficult or even impossible to schedule a…

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Art of Licensing Education Opportunities

So, you have heard about art licensing. What is it? How are you going to find out? Let me introduce you to someone who knows licensing inside and out, especially when it comes to licensed characters.

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Art Licensing Community on LinkedIn

For media inquiries contact: Cherish Flieder Art Licensing Community on LinkedIn PDF RELEASE The Art of Licensing group on LinkedIn is a professional forum for members of the art licensing community come together and network. The group was founded in July 2008 by designer and art licensor Cherish Flieder (www.SomethingToCherish.com) as a way to bring…

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SCBWI BLOG SPOTLIGHT

Kite Tales – Published March 2009 Interview with Jennifer Bertman for the Society of Children’s Book Writer’s and Illustrators Rocky Mountain Chapter Cherish Flieder is not only a designer, but an artist in the truest sense of the word, that has skills to help any client with a wide array of graphic, illustrative, and marketing…

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Paul Brent – Free Art Licensing Call

Listen & Learn to license your art with Paul Brent Do you know Paul Brent? He is an ever popular coastal artist that has his artwork licensed on just about anything you can imagine, even movies like the “The Truman Show” starring Jim Carey. I could go on and on, but I would rather you…

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Lovey Dovey

lovey dovey final painting by cherish-flieder

Something to Cherish Watercolor & Embroidery for Art Licensing See more at: www.SomethingToCherish.com

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Visual Storytellers Studio Interview

I recently joined this new creative group of illustrators known as The Visual Storytellers Studio. It is wonderful format that features new illustrators work on a rotating basis. Founding member and illustrator, Lisa J. Michaels, was kind to grant me an interview to tell me more about this unique way to get children’s book illustrations…

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Noah & Ellie – Kids that Inspire Me

My little brother and sister are amazing! They are about 20 years younger than me, and they are both very active in their community. So, I need to brag on them a bit and share with you their recent accomplishments. My eight year old little sister, Ellie, is a mini-me. She LOVES to paint and…

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5 Reasons I Love Art Licensing

With Valentines’ day coming up and love in the air, I thought I would take some inspiration from my art licensing friend and mentor Tara Reed and write about why I love art licensing. So here we go. . .

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New Year New Perspective

“The future is something which everyone reaches at the rate of sixty minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever his is.” – C.S. Lewis

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The Designer’s Survival Kit

A special gift for all of the designers, illustrators and artists out there. Print this handy poster so you know what to put in your adventure pack as you work out the courage to follow your artistic art licensing dreams. Courtesy of the very talented illustrator and my good friend, Roberta Collier-Morales.

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Operation Christmas Child

With everything going on last week, getting two books off to the publishers and working on new licensing collections for Something to Cherish®, I am very happy that I was able to find some time to finish packing my shoe boxes for Operation Christmas Child! This is a very special ministry to my family and…

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How to Find, Interact and Work with Manufacturers who License Art

Tara Reed has a new e-book hot off the press that is a must read for any one serious about licensing their art to manufacturers. “How to Find, Interact and Work with Manufacturers who License Art” These 75 pages of informational bliss had my idea cogs turning, challenging the way I approach and sell art…

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BrandYOU: Your Avatar

A Twitter friend of mine ECStewart wrote a very informative article on branding yourself as an artist online. Whether you are new to this idea or an experienced pro, you are bound to learn something new in her wonderful little blog posts. BrandYOU: Your Avatar – Part 1 The importance of keeping one’s brand, personal and…

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Twitters to Cherish

I have been reading article after article lately on how Twitter can help promote and manage a business. At first I thought to myself, “how can anyone REALLY be doing anything when they have to type everything they do on Twitter?” The point of this micro-blogging site is to keep each other updated on a…

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Embroidery & Watercolor

Something to Cherish Pear Design for License

By my artistic nature, I am an experimentalist. I am always looking for a new way to combine colors, textures, mediums. In college, I was thrilled when I learned how to combine watercolor and oil and maintain the archival quality. I also pushed the boundaries of combining digital and traditional mediums to the point where…

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