Since I am supposed to be a professional artist, or something, it seemed like it was about time that I made myself a pro-feshunal type business card!
This is the front, with all my contact info on it! I omitted my last name because it is: impossible to pronounce (butchered daily, always and forever, with an inexplicable 'n' thrown in where there is none), not at all memorable, and also unspellable. Even if you can say it and remember it right, you won't be able to spell it. Doubt it? Go ahead!! Give yourself the Barrager quiz! It ends in disaster every time.
This is the back. I took a workshop through CalArts Alumni Services from a very wise and witty and with-it lady who proposed this astonishing idea: if you are an artist, and you are in the business of making images, and you are handing out a double-sided piece of paper with all your information on it, should you not make it look awesome so that people not only hang onto it but they know EXACTLY what you do just by looking at it?
By the way, if anything on these cards is unclear, or kinda hard to read, or smeary or something, NOW would be the appropriate time to tell me. Critiques are appreciated! Now! Because after I get these printed (I'm going to use Vista Print I think) it will be too late to give constructive criticism.
Another reason for getting my business card ready to go is that I'm going to be exhibiting at the Alternative Press Expo in November. This is a momentous, fun, and incredibly stressful situation for me. Before Halloween, I've got to make it look like I've got my act together, do a bunch of cool new artwork, and still manage to somehow do my "day job" (aka the job I actually got paid money to do although I mostly do it night). I'm going to need a lot of luck and very, very little sleep to accomplish these things.
In other small news, although I haven't sold a lot of stuff on my etsy store,
a couple of my items have been featured on the front page, which is kind of a big deal! It means that hundreds of people saw my stuff and clicked on it, too! It was a nice little ego-booster for me, personally.