As part of my role as the district communications coordinator for the North Texas Royal Rangers, it is my responsibility to promote the various events that the district holds throughout the year.  One of the ways that I help promote various events is through the mailing of postcards to churches and leaders within the North Texas area (an area that covers 119 counties).  Click the different images below to see custom postcards that I have designed as well as learning what the inspiration was for the various designs.

2018 Ranger Kids Day Camp Postcard

This postcard I created for the 2018 Ranger Kids Day Camp, held annually in September. The theme for the day event was “Building Blocks of Faith”, a Lego®-based theme. The front of the postcard includes a background of scattered Lego® blocks.  The text utilizes a typeface based on the Lego® logo with the event patch

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2018 Pow Wow Postcard

The North Texas Royal Rangers 2018 Pow Wow, their largest event for boys, the theme was Highway to Heaven. The front of the postcard was designed with a classic sports car in the background with event info in the foreground.  Some of the activities at the camp included a Ranger derby with pinewood cars and

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2018 Brush Poppin’ Trace Postcard

The North Texas Royal Rangers chapter of the Frontiersmen Camping Fellowship (FCF), known as the the NTX Shawnee Trail Chapter, hold an annual Brush Poppin’ Trace every year for members of FCF.  The theme for the 2018 event was 50 Years Along the Shawnee Trail.  The theme was picked to celebrate the 50th anniversary of

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2017 Winter Camp Postcard

In 2017, the theme for the North Texas Royal Rangers annual Winter Camp was Hit the Mark. On the front of the postcard, I used a photo of a young man getting ready to shoot an arrow in archery. Designed For: North Texas Royal Rangers Category: Postcard Design Date: September 2017

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2017-18 Chartering Postcard

Every year, churches running Royal Rangers are asked to charter their leaders and boys. To help remind churches to charter, the North Texas Royal Rangers mails out a postcard in mid-September to churches that haven’t chartered for the new charter year to remind them to charter by the end of October. The inspiration for this

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2017 Brush Poppin’ Trace Postcard

The North Texas Royal Rangers chapter of the Frontiersmen Camping Fellowship (FCF), known as the the NTX Shawnee Trail Chapter, hold an annual Brush Poppin’ Trace every year for members of FCF.  The theme for the 2017 event was Come Join the Adventure. The inspiration for the front of the postcard comes from the medallion

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Frontiersmen Camping Fellowship Promo Postcard

In 2016, as part of the annual Winter Camp, the North Texas Royal Rangers as part of our effort to promote the Frontiersmen Camping Fellowship (FCF) during their 50th anniversary, we distributed an FCF promo postcard to every camper that describes what FCF is and how to join. On the front of the postcard, in

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2016 Winter Camp Postcard

In 2016, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Frontiersmen Camping Fellowship (FCF), the North Texas Royal Rangers went with an FCF-theme for its annual Winter Camp. On the front of the postcard, I took part of the FCF flame used in various logos for the organization over the years and part of the Royal

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2016-17 Chartering Postcard

Every year, churches running Royal Rangers are asked to charter their leaders and boys. To help remind churches to charter, the North Texas Royal Rangers mails out a postcard in mid-September to churches that haven’t chartered for the new charter year to remind them to charter by the end of October. The inspiration for this

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2015 Winter Camp Postcard

The theme for the 2015 Winter Camp for the North Texas Royal Rangers was Not of This World, based on the fact that for Christians, this world is not our home.  It is also a nod to sci-fi and aliens, hence the use of the space-theme in the artwork for the event. For inspiration, I

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2015-16 Chartering Postcard

Every year, churches running Royal Rangers are asked to charter their leaders and boys. To help remind churches to charter, the North Texas Royal Rangers mails out a postcard in mid-September to churches that haven’t chartered for the new charter year to remind them to charter by the end of October. The inspiration for this

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2015 Pow Wow Postcard

For the 2015 Pow Wow, North Texas Royal Rangers largest event for boys, the theme was Royal Rangers 2015 Expo, inspired by Expo 2015 in Milano, Italy, a universal exposition. The front of the postcard was designed as a nod towards the colors used in art and to sound levels, since the event was going

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2014 Winter Camp Postcard

The theme for the 2014 Winter Camp for the North Texas Royal Rangers was Adventures Along the Shawnee Trail, a theme to help promote the Frontiersmen Camping Fellowship (FCF). For inspiration, since FCF is focused on pre-1840’s in the US, I used a parchment background as well as an old looking paper, a feather pen,

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2014-15 Chartering Postcard

Every year, churches running Royal Rangers are asked to charter their leaders and boys. To help remind churches to charter, the North Texas Royal Rangers mails out a postcard in mid-September to churches that haven’t chartered for the new charter year to remind them to charter by the end of October. Designed For: North Texas

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2014 Ranger Kids Day Camp Postcard

For the 2014 Ranger Kids Day Camp, the theme was Covering New Ground, a western theme. For inspiration on the front cover, I utilized weathered wood for the background, with rope in each corner.  I also used iconic western images of cowboy boots and a horse shoe.  In terms of typography, I utilized a western-inspired

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GUIDE2014 Commander’s Conference Postcard

For the North Texas Royal Rangers annual commander’s conference, called GUIDE2014, I utilized hexagons to show photos, background colors, and event information to create the look and feel for all promotional materials for this event. Designed For: North Texas Royal Rangers Category: Postcard Design Date: July 2014

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2014 Junior Leadership Training Academy Postcard

Each summer, the North Texas Royal Rangers holds several training camps for young men to learn leadership skills that benefit them now and in the future once they go to college and enter the workforce. The inspiration of the front of the postcard was the patches for the training camps being held and the logo

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2014 Pow Wow Postcard

Every year, the largest event for boys in the North Texas Royal Rangers is their annual Pow Wow camp held in April.  The theme for 2014 was The Amazing Grace, inspired off the hit reality TV show, The Amazing Race. The inspiration for the front of the postcard came from the envelopes contestants open as

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2014 Mentoring Future Men Conference Postcard

In 2014, the national Royal Rangers office, hosted a Mentoring Future Men Conference for pastors and lay leaders from across the country to introduce them to the Royal Rangers ministry and the important of gender-specific ministry for boys.  The conference was held in Dallas, Texas, which is part of the North Texas Royal Rangers. To

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2014 Brush Poppin’ Postcard

The North Texas Royal Rangers chapter of the Frontiersmen Camping Fellowship (FCF), known as the the NTX Shawnee Trail Chapter, hold an annual Brush Poppin’ Trace every year for members of FCF.  The theme for the 2014 event was, To The Wilderness. The inspiration for the front of the postcard comes from the historic Hudson

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2013-14 Chartering Postcard

Every year, churches running Royal Rangers are asked to charter their leaders and boys.  To help remind churches to charter, the North Texas Royal Rangers mails out a postcard in mid-September to churches that haven’t chartered for the new charter year to remind them to charter by the end of October. Designed For: North Texas

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2013 Winter Camp Postcard

For the annual Winter Camp, the theme for 2013 was Royal Rangers Around The World, a missions-inspired theme to help provide focus and support for helping Royal Rangers expand around the world. As inspiration for the front, I used flags from the various countries that has Royal Rangers as the border.  A map of the

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2013 Ranger Kids Day Camp Postcard

This postcard I created for the 2013 Ranger Kids Day Camp, held annually in September. The theme for the day event was “Training Knights for Jesus”, a medieval theme. Drawing on the theme for inspiration, I created a custom coat of arms, which was used throughout the branding for the event.  I utilized different styles

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GUIDE2013 Commander’s Conference Postcard

In 2013, for the North Texas Royal Rangers annual commander’s conference, called GUIDE2013, I created a postcard that was sent out to churches and leaders. I utilized typography to create the look and feel for all promotional materials for this event, and this is reflected in the front design for the postcard where, in conjunction

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