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Creative Neighbors meets regularly in and around northeast Los Angeles. Each event features short presentations from local creatives, followed by drinks and friendly schmoozing.

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Upcoming Events

Thursday, March 9th // 7:00 – 10:00pm

at Frogtown Brewery // 2931 Gilroy St, Los Angeles, CA 90039

This month’s speakers curated by Mo McMasters.

Featured Speakers

Lesson // Color Designer Sam Kestin shares what they’ve learned about Color Theory.

Project // Teaching Artist Kateri Lirio shares how to shape creative, neurodivergent minds through technology.

Process // Illustrator and risographer Natalie Center discusses the risograph printing process: it’s like if silkscreen and a Xerox printer had a baby.

Adobe Express logoSpecial thanks to our partner Adobe Express for supporting our community this month — pizza and the first round of drinks for all attendees will be on them!

Plus, get a chance to win a year subscription to Creative Cloud premium — details at the RSVP link below!

Recent Talks

Satish Goda
February 16, 2023

Animation technical director Satish Goda is really into Blender Studio's open short film Charge and shares how it has improved his work.

Mo McMasters
February 16, 2023

Illustrator Mo McMasters shares the development for their most ambitious project yet: designing their own tarot deck.

Mark Melara
February 16, 2023

Writer/producer Mark Melara gives insight into how a TV pitch is sold.

How our events work

Speakers come from our local creative community and give 5-7 minute talks on the following segments:


A breakdown of a project they’ve made or are working on.


The nitty gritty details of how they do what they do.


Something they’ve learned and think would help others.

Creative Crush

Someone or something they love or find inspiring.

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