Print's Hand Drawn Illustration Competition Finalists, Set #8

Yellow Fate Hate Eating My Lilies by Efi Chalikopoulou (New York, NY)

Materials used: mixed media, acrylics, colored pencil, 17×11 inches
Artist’s statement:

“Yellow Fat Hate Eating My Lilies” is one of the nine drawings in a continuing series of work titled “All About Love.” The fat greedy figure of a man-drone mentally devouring the fresh lily of female romance represents the sharpness of pain that a loss can cause. Sometimes love pretends its existence and hate is painted yellow.

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Make a Wish It’s Free of Charge by Merav Salomon (Tel-Aviv, Israel)

Materials used: Acrylic on paper
Artist’s statement:

“…You can wish in any style
Wish until it makes you smile…”
A whimsical children’s picture book in rhymes.

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The Face of Mandala by Sangmin Shim (New York, NY)

Materials used: Graphite pencil, size: 16×20”
Artist’s statement:

I imagined the face of Mandala, and I tried to demonstrate the perfect face through an illusion. I show the essence of having the spiritual and ritual significance in Asian culture and Western culture. I described the face through elements, both maintaining a sense of Asian culture and Western culture in my daily life. The elements are described as parts of the face and space.

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My Second “Ex-boyfriend” by Jungyeon Roh (New York, NY)

Materials used: Ink and digital
Artist’s statement:

Ten pages of short graphic novel that is about my middle school crush.

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