I decided that I would send out 3-4 promotional cards to childrens book publishers this year. I got some really great jobs from previous cards that I’ve done in the past. It’s also a great way to get art buyers to look at your website – to remind them who you are and what you do. Modern Postcard has produced all of my cards to date. I’ve had a great experience with them. The cost for a standard 4.25×6 postcard (500 cards) is rougly $130. More importantly, their customer service is fabulous.
I wanted to show publishers a new art style I’ve been working on. It involves block prints and mixed media. I came up with this “look” when I took a two-week course at Haystack, the crafts school in Maine. Below is the postcard I sent out last week to over 200 editors and art directors: