As my birthday creeps around the corner, I HAVE to share with you these birthday cards I created for Blue Mountain greetings last year. I love these guys, they make unabashedly bright and uplifting e-cards and they have a very specific look, which makes for a great and juicy challenge.
These ones were made for e-cards where browsers can choose the relevant milestone birthday number from a menu before sending it to their intended. So the backgrounds were fixed, you could choose between two - and then the central post card with the milestone age switches out.
Have to say, I drew heavily on my 80's childhood for these ... :) I don't often get to go 'over the top' with a client's project but I could with this one!
I had to create a total of almost 30 birthday postcards - by the end didn't think I could draw another balloon or streamer and staring for weeks at neon-brights felt like they'd done me some eye damage... but I LOVED this project.
Do you remember those big bold birthday cards we could get as kids in the 80's? Usually with a pin-button attached. I tried to channel some of that energy.. what a treat for it to be my turn to make them for modern lil kids getting e-cards :D
Wanna see some other e-cards I did artwork for? It's unseasonal, but have a look at this 2014 New Year's Eve card I did artwork for that's still live on the site. Their animation team.did a fantastic job on it.