Self promotion idea. OK - no beatng around the bush - this is a serious portfolio - but this may be your competition - so what you may lack in money for a portfolio - make up for it in creativity - see all my suggestions on my Self Promotion Idea Board.
Sail aboard with your own handmade notebook. Choose a nautical themed illustration gold foiled. Makes a perfect travel diary gift for a friend. Black cover made from matt card and 40 blank internal pages.