VIMHalfPageAdMockup1-03 on Flickr.
Here’s the chalkboard concept that I was mentioning earlier. I was having a little bit of trouble with finding appropriate fonts. I think these are okay.
Here’s another rendition of the first ad but without the white background.
I am planning to send these out to the director. I hope he likes them. I think the ads are a big improvement when comparing them against the previous ad. See below: