I wish someone would tell me what it is I have to do to get the right people to notice my work and call me with a job. Is there a magic potion that I haven’t been told about? I’ve read the material on the business, joined the organizations, attended conferences, sent out tons of money in direct marketing, created a Web site, entered contests, and started a blog, and still I have to wonder if I’ve forgotten to include my phone number somewhere.
Feeling a little lost here.
This week’s Illustration Friday theme is “Change.” Here’s what I got:
It’s gonna happen, and some people don’t react to it so well.
This week’s Illustration Friday theme is “Farm.” Here’s my illustration:
I grew up on a beef farm, but ended up a vegetarian. Don’t ask.
So I’ve been sending entries in to the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators illustration contest for the last three contests that they had, and this time I won an Honorable Mention. They move the contest winner’s page to the “Previous Contests” link on the left after a new contest has been posted, but my winning entry was in Illustrator Contest #20 “1st Day Back.” Anyway, you can bypass all that and just look at it here. The original sketch looked like this:
So I’ve gone and done it this time. I got myself an actual blog! I”ll keep you posted on the latest in my little part of the world of children’s illustration. In the meantime, take a peek at my Web site: www.nora-jayne.com. If you want to bypass the splash screen and go directly to the kid’s section, click here instead.