Worth The Paper?

Vintage American stock certificates are worth more as paper than as redeemable securities. Typographically they are worth a million bucks. These certificates are the design of capitalism. Here are a few of the most exquisite.

Print's Hand Drawn Illustration Competition Finalists, Set #12

Blue Bone by Daniel Gonzalez Sardi (Alhambra, CA) Materials used: Acrylic, Guache, Ink, Old Map, Napkin in Digital Artist’s statement: “Blue Bone” was made for a series of images about domestic & wild animals in the city Alhambra. I used paint …

Print's Hand Drawn Illustration Competition Finalists, Set #10

Portraits by Maayan Pearl (Brooklyn, NY) Materials used: Staedtler pen and colored pencils Artist’s statement: “Portraits” is a series of 40 drawings done with pen and colored pencils. The series was created in less than 24 hours drawing reference from images …

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 …

Print's Hand Drawn Illustration Competition Finalists, Set #7

Family Tree by Kyle White (Hattiesburg, MS) Materials used: Cut paper, wood, ink and digital manipulation Artist’s statement: This project is an exploration of the subject of home from a self-reflective and self-critical perspective. This specific piece depicts the structure …

Print's Hand Drawn Illustration Competition Finalists, Set #6

New Girls Club by Michael Byers (Guelph, Ontario, Canada) Materials Used: Ink and Digital Color Artist’s statement: This piece was for an article about a woman who started a new financial service company directed towards helping women in financial crisis. …

Print's Hand Drawn Illustration Competition Finalists, Set #5

Deep Within the Topiary by Charlotte Ricker (Littleton, CO) Materials used: Created using pastel and gouache. Artist’s statement: “Transcending the Topiary” is a children’s adventure series about twin sisters, Issy and Gabby, who discover an enormous magical structure in the …

Print's Hand Drawn Illustration Competition Finalists, Set #4

A Detailed Map of the Tattoos of My Upper Body by Mike Lowery (Atlanta, GA) Materials used: Silk screen, print gocco, pencil, and digital Artist’s statement: This self-promo mailer was created to show of my love for hand written typography. …