Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Artcraft, Stockings of Elegance: Fashion Illustration, mid-1940s

This fashion illustration from the mid-1940's is a show stopping layout designed to showcase stockings. It makes a statement through the use of attitude, style and elegance, which is probably the most any stocking brand can hope for in a magazine advertisement.

Artist: not credited
"Artcraft, Stockings of Elegance"
technique: India ink wash for cast shadow, India ink and quill pen for sketch, highlighted by white crayon (conte crayon or oil pastel), on a gray paper stock. Lettering graphics were written in purple ink.