cherished solutions, llc



Benjamin Hummel and Cherish Flieder of Cherished Solutions, llc are both seasoned teachers of art, design, business, and marketing. We are regular adjunct instructors at Rocky Mountian College of Art & Design teaching classes on digital image making, illustrating literature, web design, and marketing. In addition, we lead workshops and seminars in both Colorado and across the country.


Business of Art Seminars (1-3 day workshops)

  • Art of Licensing Essentials
  • Mastering Your Art Marketing Plan
  • From Art to Product to Market 
  • Marketing Strategies on a Shoestring Budget
  • Art Show Planning
  • Illustration Marketing  
  • Illustration Web Portfolio
  • Running a Creative Design Business
  • Brand Development
  • Mixed Media Canvas Painting
Academic Art Courses (8-16 week classes)
  • Illustration Marketing 
  • Illustrating Literature
  • Directed Themes (portfolio building) 
  • Computer Illustration 1 (Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator)
  • Computer Illustration 2 (Advanced Digital Painting)
  • Digital Image Making
  • Drawing 1
  • Drawing 2
  • Perspective
  • Illustration Media

If you would like one or both of us to come teach a class or lead a session for your group or school, contact us to see how we can create a custom program that will meet your needs.

  • Colorado Independent Publishers Association
  • Craft & Hobby Association/ Association for Creative Industries
  • Colorado Alliance of Illustrators
  • Red Rocks Community College
  • Rocky Mountian College of Art & Design
  • Colorado Christian University
  • Glendale YMCA
  • City of Westminster
  • Denver Press Club
  • Metropolitan State College of Denver
  • Pueblo Community College
  • and many Local Artist Co-Op Groups