Project: create a USPS stamp book in Adobe Illustrator.
This was a very fun project in Illustrator since I have a long standing love affair with the postal service and letter writing. Those of you who have known me for years were probably on my long running newsletter mailing (which I closed down when I started college.) The stamps on my envelopes were as much a part of the monthly communication as the letter itself, often chosen to celebrate the time of year. In other words, stamps are way cool! (And I really miss mailing that letter!)
This time I decided to get feedback from buddies on Facebook. One is a graphic artist and also works at the post office… how neat is that? With coaching on colors and fonts, the final product came out really fun! And finally… I got a 100% on the project! Yes!
I call it… “Looking for Snowbabies”.
The graphic artist for Bonanzle.com told me that my peeping snowmen inspired her holiday design for the site (how cool is that?):