Watercolor

Top Design: Valentine Pattern Design Challenge with Robert Kaufman

Valentine's Day Art for Licensing on Fabric by Cherish Flieder of Something to Cherish

It is an honor to share with you that my “Heart-Full” watercolor pattern design was selected by Robert Kaufman to be in the Top 6 Designs for the Art Licensing Show Valentine’s Day Art Challenge! This print was inspired by some of my favorite winged insects and birds as they carry a message of love to their Valentine.…

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Watercolor Markers

Watercolor Markers

Love the look and feel of watercolor, but lack expertise? Try watercolor markers! This month’s blog hop theme is “Favorite Craft Techniques.” While I have many craft techniques that I enjoy, lately I have been experiencing the joy of Koi watercolor markers. They come to a lovely tip and you can do all sorts of traditional…

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Aloha Mixed Media Canvas

For today’s Designer Connection Blog Hop, I bring you a lovely vacation themed mixed media canvas collage painting of a beautiful beach somewhere off the shore of Kauai.

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Lovey Dovey – In Studio Process

After sketching the desired image for Lovey Dovey in my sketchbook, I re-drew my line work onto the watercolor paper. This picture shows the watercolor/embroidery process at stage 2. You can see the sketch lines on the Arches paper and the palette is mixed and ready to go. The color is washed on to the paper in steps until the desired depths and forms are developed. Stage 3 is embroidering the art and the final step is to scan and edit the finished piece so it is ready in a digital format for reproduction.

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Love Letters Are Key

Here is a charming vignette I created with watercolor paper, embroidery and Sizzix ScoreBoard Pro Frame & Frame Back w/Stand Die by Eileen Hull. I accented the design with a lovely little key and my brand new Love Letter Embroidered Ribbon by Renaissance Ribbons.

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Art Licensing & Artistic Inspiration: Marjolein Bastin

Marjolein Bastin has been an inspiration to me for years as both a watercolor artist and as an art licensor. If you are not familiar with her name, you most likely have seen her work in the Hallmark products since the 1990’s. She is based in Netherlands, but she paints and draws wonderful imagery from nature…

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Easy Embroidery Printable Christmas Tags Craft Download

emboidered name tag christmas ornament sample

Embroidered Name Christmas Gift Tag & Keepsake Ornament. These darling little gift tags ornaments couldn’t be easier to use! Print, cut, and add your choice of ribbon. Lastly, embroider the named of your loved ones on the tag to make it into a cherished keepsake ornament.

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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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Lead Heads at the Lounge

Lead Heads at the Lounge

Cherish Flieder exhibited two of her recent pieces of “Something to Cherish” watercolor/embroidered art in the 18th Annual Colorado Alliance of Illustrators Members Show. As VP of the Colorado Alliance of Illustrators, she had the honor to help organize and promote this event to artists and art lovers alike. As a result CAI ended up…

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Something to Cherish this Valentine’s Day

For media inquiries contact: Cherish Flieder 720-298-9069 PO Box 49 Golden, CO 80402 Press@SomethingToCherish.com www.SomethingToCherish.com There is “Something to Cherish™” this Valentine’s Day Cherish Flieder launches & licenses watercolor/embroidery art style PDF RELEASE Anaheim, CA (Feb. 10-13, 2008) – Artist/Licensor Cherish Flieder invites viewers to be her valentine with a new style of art called Something…

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