Holiday Mailer

I’ve been so pleased to do some projects for the Del Ray Artisans. This is a group that I was involved with when they first started out in the early 90’s. I had just moved to Alexandria, and it was a great way to meet people in the neighborhood. Since they started, the group has grown so much. I recently helped out with the new website, and was amazed at how many programs and offerings they have.Postcard Mailer for a Holiday Market

Here is the design for this year’s Holiday Market over at the Colisanto Center on Mount Vernon Avenue. Every¬† year they have wonderful hand-crafted items for sale by local artists. This is a two sided card that will be mailed out and distributed widely to promote the event. The new website that I helped their Technology Director Dawn Wyse Hurto produce is

For this card I did an illustration of the Del Ray Artisans building, and a rough sketch of how it sits at the intersection of Mount Vernon Avenue and Commonwealth Avenue. They’ve been putting up a Christmas tree at the intersection, so I had to add that. The title on the card is hand-inked and scanned into the computer.


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