Graphic Artists Guild postcard
My postcard was finally printed, mailed and delivered today. The image I chose is titled Waiting For Inspiration and is a paper and digital collage illustration. I created it as a self promotional piece.
As a featured artist on the Northern California GAG website, I was given the opportunity to use my artwork in a GAG sponsored mailing. The postcard was mailed to publishers, GAG members, and other industry professionals and was an awesome marketing effort. It markets my work as an illustrator and invites members and the industry community to monthly luncheons held at Lulu's restaurant in San Francisco.
The postcard reads:
Member Statement: One night I lay in bed questioning my creativity and wondered what to do. I picked up my journal and opened it to a blank page and thought of the words "waiting for inspiration." I did a quick sketch of what "waiting" looks like and realized that inspiration was right in front of me. - Stacia Leigh
Chapter News: Our final luncheon of 2006 is 19 December with internationally acclaimed illustrator John Mattos. Plus, we've already booked our first luncheon in the 2007 series. Leading off the year on 20 February will be noted photographer Thomas Broening. For details and to make your reservations visit norcal.gag.org.
I was an active volunteer on the GAG luncheon committee for a brief while. Just recently I have found a new position as the featured artist postcard coordinator. I worked with PsPrint, an online print service, and received excellent customer service and final product. I'm already looking forward to the next featured artist's postcard.