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Adobe Illustrator Tricks Event – Repeat Patterns

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Tonight at the Rocky Mountain College of Art & Design, I am honored to be on a panel of Adobe Illustrator expert illustrators of all genres with the Colorado Alliance of Illustrators. I will be teaching how to make a seamless repeat pattern in Adobe Illustrator CS5.

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1st Monday Blog Hop – 365 Days of Crafts

A new blog ring of professional designers and crafters has launched! The theme is 365 Days of Crafts: “A totally cool new website with year round inspiration.” I am honored to be asked to participate in the ongoing display of creativity. Just look for the logo on our blogs and that will keep you hopping right along with us.

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Photoshop CS5: Painting & Mixing Brushes

This Thursday Evening at the Community College of Aurora, I am honored to be on a panel of Photoshop expert illustrators of all genres with the Colorado Alliance of Illustrators. I will be presenting tips on using the new painting and mixing brushes now available in PS CS5. The new oil-like painting features are simply amazing. If you are in the area, I would love to catch up with you then. Best!

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Art Bash 2010

Once a year the artists of Painting for Life are pleased to participate in the Annual Steele Foundation Art Bash, in which their works will be auctioned off in a silent auction. Proceeds will go to benefit the Steele Foundation’s scholarship programs for student artists. If you ever wanted to own a Painting for Life original, here is your chance. If you can’t make the event and would like to place a bid online, you can email pjsfoundation@gmail.com. For more information go to SteeleFoundation.org.

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Dala Horse RMCAD Faculty Exhibition

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“UNDER THE INFLUENCE” Once every two years, the illustrious faculty at Rocky Mountain College of Art & Design show off their skills in a faculty exhibition. This year’s exhibition, Under the Influence, revolves around the concept of finding inspiration in everyday objects. Faculty members have contributed objects that influence the individual works of art they…

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DIY Butterfly Bamboo Pillow

This month my Something to Cherish art style is featured on the Fairfield website. I am excited to teach you how to make a whimsical and nostalgic bamboo filled pillow that you and your environment can feel good about. Repurpose pre-printed fabric with a butterfly painting and hand stitching application that comes from the heart

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2,000 Members Art Licensing LinkedIn Group

For media inquiries contact: Cherish Flieder LinkedIn Art Licensing Community Reaches 2,000 Members Cherish Flieder is pleased to announced today that the ArtOfLicensing.com group on LinkedIn has reached the milestone mark of 2,000 members. This makes it the largest due-free online networking group for an international art licensing community. Members including licensors (artists, illustrators, designers,…

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FrameChangers New Artists – Cherish & Benajmin

For all media inquires please contact FrameChangers Media LLC “Inspritational Art for your digital life!” ~ FrameChangers FrameChangers Media brings Inspirational Art for your digital life!  Digital art for your home, office and iPhone/iPod Touch by talented Christian artists.  We proudly introduce FrameChanger artists, Cherish Flieder and Benjamin Hummel. Benjamin and Cherish are a husband…

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RSS Press Releases are now Something to Cherish

For media inquiries contact: Cherish Flieder 100% Renewable, Time and Earth Friendly Press News Updates are now available via RSS. Subscribe to the no-nonsense “Media Updates” RSS feed in your favorite feed reader here. View the Digital Press Releases on the SomethingToCherish.com blog under the Digital Press Releases category. Also, don’t forget to check the…

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Prayer Posies – Rocky Mountian College of Art & Design Art Show

For media inquiries contact: Cherish Flieder Reception with a Colorado children’s book artist team Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design’s Alumni art exhibit features painted illustrations with hand embroidery by husband and wife art team Benjamin Hummel and Cherish Flieder. The show, which runs through March 5, marks the first time the Rocky Mountain…

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Open Your Life in Wonderful and Unexpected Ways

We tend to think of life as the big events like weddings, births, moving, and new jobs. But it is so much more. Each day and every moment contributes to the whole of your life. Being grateful for the little things and little moments every day can make a big difference in our overall outlook…

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James Gurney: Illustration Dinotopia

http://www.dinotopia.com/

Recently I had the distinct pleasure of meeting James Gurney along with several art licensing and children’s book illustration friends. If his name doesn’t ring a bell, perhaps the name Dinotopia will. James Gurney is the multiple award winning author, illustrator behind this best selling book series which has circulated the globe as well as…

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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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Get “LinkedIn” to “The Art of Licensing” Group

You are invited to join . . . the NEW LinkedIn Networking Group “The Art of Licensing” A LinkedIn networking group dedicated to Artists, Illustrators, Designers, Product Manufacturers, and Licensing Agents in the ART LICENSING industry. Network, exchange helpful ideas, links & resources, report on trade shows, trends, share info on marketing, copyrighting & licensing…

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Orphan Works Discussion

Megan discusses the Orphan Works bill with Brenda and Joanne, July 2008 from: www.whencreativityknocks.com LEARN MORE & TAKE ACTION AGAINST THIS BILL: www.owoh.org

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RMCAD Visiting Artist

Today I was honored to be the “Visiting Artist” to the Illustration department at Rocky Mountain College of Art & Design. It was a blast spending time with this group of very passionate and talented students and we talked about web design and marketing for illustrators. They best part was that I feel like I…

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