I sent out a survey to all the participants from the 2009 Art Book Project, and received some good feedback. One suggestion was to have a larger book. Our first book was a 7 inch by 7 inch size...not really an "art book" size, but I was trying to keep the costs down.
So...here are some of the changes that I'm proposing for the 2010 Project. If you have any thoughts, please comment or send me an email. I'd love to hear from you!
2010 Art Book Project:
Book Size - 10 inches wide by 8 inches high
Page Layout - mocked up as above - pages will include artist's name, artist's photo, brief bio including web site, brief statement (why involved with project?), and up to 5 images.
(note: the 2009 book included only the artist's name, website, and one piece of art)
Greeting Card Project - (new!) artists will be able to opt in to a greeting card project. Artist pays approx $30 for 24 greeting cards. Twelve cards for the artist, and twelve cards for Paws For Charity (all money from Paws For Charity card sales will be donated) Artist's artwork on the front, brief artist's bio on the back, Paws For Charity logo on the back, blank inside.
Calendar Project - (new!) artists will be able to opt in to a calendar project - no cost involved. All proceeds from calendar sales will be donated.
Charity - Funds raised from project sales will be donated to a breast cancer charity. I'll be announcing the charity early in the new year (hopefully!). I am working on permissions to use the charity's logo on all our projects.
That's it for the year end teazer! Let me know what you think.