Cool stuff

Should I Include It in My Portfolio?

Should I Include It in My Portfolio?

Run through this flow chart to decide whether to include something in your portfolio.

Should I Take the (Freelance) Job?

Should I Take the (Freelance) Job?

Should you take the (illustration, design, sculpture, painting, photograph, article, etc) job? Run through this chart to help you decide.

InkTober 2016!

InkTober 2016!

Thousands of illustrators worldwide take part every InkTober and post their images on social media. Here’s what you need to know.

Not Art

Not Art

Proof that art does not give you gas.

Caffeinated Selfie: (L to R) Jannie Ho, Ed Shems, Lisa Graves, Dan Moynihan, Gary LaCoste and a chicken standing in for Lauren Scheuer

Caffeinated Illustrators: August 2014

With iced coffees in hand, five illustrators met for another Caffeinated Illustrator meeting. Borrowing Wifi from the nearby Apple Store, we got together and shared what projects we have been working on, what’s coming up and from where we are drawing inspiration. We talked about the benefits of Society6 over […]

Baman Piderman on Kickstarter

Baman Piderman on Kickstarter

Update: At the end of the Kickstarter campaign, Baman Piderman had more than doubled their initial goal of $50k! Wow! First of all, if you’ve never heard of this animated series, yes, it’s spelled correctly in the title. Baman Piderman. Although they share a resemblance with certain famous movie-making superheroes, they’re really […]

Beer Money

Beer Money

Not even craft beers…

(Just a little inspiration for you in case you were tempted to work for less than you’re worth)

Caffeinated Illustrators- December 2013

Caffeinated Illustrators- December 2013

Well, we did it again. During this crazy holiday season where there are 5 billion things to do at once, a group of illustrators got out of their studios and met for coffee and to schmooze. I suppose it helped that we met inside a shopping mall across from a […]

How Superheroes Use Social Media

How Superheroes Use Social Media

Creative Relay co-founder Ed Shems has just posted on his blog a new personal project that’s a fun take on the proliferation of social media options. I asked Ed how this project came about: “It all started in my sketchbook a little while back. I drew a bad guy reading […]

Kilroy in the Hamptons

Kilroy in the Hamptons

Bridgehampton, NY