Introducing Benjamin Hummel’s 2021 Christmas Card design.


The year 2021 has been crazy, and I’m a little late on getting this out the door. This is an idea I’ve had for a while and this year I want to see it become reality. Follow along as I work on this, updating both this site, as well as blogging my process on my website, or on Instagram @paintingforlife, @hummelillustration.


You can help support my efforts by pre-ordering this design as standard A7 (5” x 7”) greeting cards. Save 20% if you pre-order before I send the job off to press. Order in packs of 10 or in packs of 100.


I will also be selling this as a limited edition print, 10” x 16”. I will be taking pre-orders on that as well. This print run will be limited, so first come, first serve.

Good day, and welcome to our site!

Painting for Life® was formed in 2004 by husband and wife team Benjamin Hummel and Cherish Flieder, as a way to showcase their artwork and make it easily accessible to their fans through products and prints. Today, Cherish Flieder has branched out with her brand Something to Cherish®, as Benjamin continues to paint nostalgic and western themed images.

It's all about the art!

What makes Benjamin's story truly unique is that he lives with an aggressive auto-immune disorder, which leads to pain, hospitalizations, and physical struggles. Benjamin's goal is to demonstrate that even with our setbacks and disabilities, that we can still contribute to this world. To find out more, read "Our Story".

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