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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Paul Brent Christmas Special

I just found out from Ms. Tera Reed herself that she and Paul Brent is offering an incredible deal on the info Paul Brent has shared in his Ask Paul Brent calls. I was fortunate to have listened to them all, but if you haven’t you really don’t want to miss out.

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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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Mark’s Top 10 Proverbs of Freelancing

It is a privilege to be a part of such a creative community. The first creative organization I had the privilege of joining over a decade ago was the Colorado Alliance of Illustrators. It was a part of this group’s meetings and gallery shows  I eventually developed a respect and friendship with the talented illustrator…

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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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Art Licensing & Artistic Inspiration: Marjolein Bastin

Marjolein Bastin's Garden Keepsakes

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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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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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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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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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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TRENDS AND HOW IT AFFECTS YOUR WORK

It’s amazing how many submissions are sent to publishers and manufacturers by artists who have given no thought whatsoever to the content of the work and the needs of the company receiving it. Read On…

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Total Art Licensing Summer/Fall 2008

For media inquiries contact: Cherish Flieder 720-298-9069 PO Box 49 Golden, CO 80402 Press@SomethingToCherish.com www.SomethingToCherish.com Just released! You can find Something to Cherish™ highlighted on page 100 of Total Art Licensing Summer/Fall 2008 issue. Click here to enjoy the whole magazine. Total Art Licensing is published in May and January and has a readership made…

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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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Total Art Licensing Winter 2008

For media inquiries contact: Cherish Flieder 720-298-9069 PO Box 49 Golden, CO 80402 Press@SomethingToCherish.com www.SomethingToCherish.com Something to Cherish™ is listed as a Craft and Hobby Association (CHA) exhibitor in the Winter 2008 issue of Total Art Licensing. Something to Cherish™ will be exhibiting in booth 3096 in the License and Design section at CHA’s Winter…

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