Events We’ve Produced

Webinar: Ready, Set, Freelance!

Webinar: Ready, Set, Freelance!

On January 23, Justin and I will be hosting the webinar Ready, Set, Freelance! for RISD Alumni Relations. The webinar is open to anyone. Ready, Set, Freelance! was originally conceived as a live presentation (you know, in front of people rather than a computer screen) and we’re excited to be able […]

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 […]

Caffeinated Illustrators- October 2013

Caffeinated Illustrators- October 2013

Recently, Creative Relay did what very few entities have ever been able to do: we got a bunch of illustrators to leave their studios for a few hours! These freelancers were forced together to schmooze, drink coffee and share chicken stories. In attendance were Lisa Graves, Jannie Ho, Gary LaCoste, Lauren […]

Inspiration for Reinventing the Illustrator

Inspiration for Reinventing the Illustrator

We recently organized an event called Reinventing the Illustrator to help fellow illustrators understand that there are so many opportunities for us. More info to come about the event, but Justin and I thought we should share the inspirational postcard/poster we created for the event. Use this to get your creative […]

The Art Director/Illustrator Relationship

The Art Director/Illustrator Relationship

What makes a great collaboration between an Art Director and an Illustrator? That’s the question Justin Perricone and I wanted to explore on behalf of art directors and illustrators when we began putting together a panel discussion for June 27, 2012. The event, titled The Art Director/Illustrator Relationship was co-sponsored […]

Screen Printing 2 Workshop

Screen Printing 2 Workshop

In July we organized a Screen Printing workshop (see Photos on Flickr) at Shepherd Print Studio in the SoWa District of Boston’s South End. Liz Shepherd taught the basics of screen printing and then each participant went about printing his/her own work. It was such a fun,productive time that we got a […]

Ready, Set, Freelance

Ready, Set, Freelance

On May 24, 2012, Justin and I gave a talk at the Creative Careers Conference at Massachusetts College of Art & Design. The C3 Conference is a two-day event helping to advance professional development for artists and designers. Our talk was titled Ready, Set, Freelance and below we’ve outlined a bunch of […]

Webinar: The New World of Web Fonts

Webinar: The New World of Web Fonts

Our next event is an online webinar with interactive designer/instructor Erik Fadiman. Our partners for this event are Massachusetts College of Art & Design, AIGA Boston and Rhode Island School of Design. You can register for this webinar HERE. ………………………………………………………………. About this Webinar: The New World of Web Fonts Creative Typography for the Web A […]

Pixels to Ink Presentation

Pixels to Ink Presentation

Thanks to everyone who came out for our presentation last night. As promised, here is the cleaned up version of the PDF without all of the bits that don’t make any sense without me rambling on. If you have any questions, please drop me a line!

Be a Creative Partner to Your Clients

Be a Creative Partner to Your Clients

What is a creative commodity and is it a bad thing? Well, that depends where you’re trying to go in your career. I am of the opinion (shared by Jackie Goldstein who was the guest speaker for our webinar How to Avoid Becoming a Creative Commodity) that it’s vitally important […]