Illustrate a Personal Book Stamp (Ex Libris)

  • Status: Closed
  • Prize: $100
  • Entries Received: 5
  • Winner: beaxdesign

Contest Brief

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Ex Libris Aaron & Kiley Mitti
Ex Libris A & K Mitti
Ex Libris Mitti (A & K integrated into artwork)

Illustration Elements: Trees or Floral elements through-out as filler, Chicago Skyline or Chicago Loop Landmarks (i.e. historic bridges, gothic buildings, Lake Michigan, etc.), Our curly haired cat (photos linked below)

Design Inspiration: Mid-century Folk Art, Woodcut block print (gothic style but not dark imagery)
Style Influences: Alexander Girard, Joe McLaren
Fonts: Grotesk / Danish Style (flexible)
Colors: Black & White only (no greyscale)
Format: SVG Vector
Width: 2.5 - 4in (flexible by design)
Height: 2.5 - 6in (flexible by design)

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Update 2017-04-26:
I took some photos of spring time in Chicago on my walk to work today that I thought might be helpful (tulips are mostly what's planted around here):
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Employer Feedback

“Nailed the contest out of the gate! Great job working in all of the elements, the depiction of our cat is quite good.”

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Public Clarification Board

  • pliiats
    • 1 year ago

    Hi, I`m in if just find out my knifes! It is pure joy if somebody at nowadays wants ex libris! Traditionally this made by linocut, but I don`t know have I knifes anymore or not:-(

    • 1 year ago

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