The Alaska State Map is 24" wide by 18" tall.
The medium used by world-renowned illustrator Chris Robitaille for these hand-drawn maps is pen & ink with multiple layers of watercolor washes. Depending on the depth of detail in the map being rendered, the actual art process takes anywhere from 5-8 weeks.
The end result is an entirely custom, unique and original piece of art that has been fully vetted for "educational merit, historical and geographic accuracy and cultural relevance.
All Xplorer Maps lithographic maps are printed on heavy-duty, 80 lb. cover stock using only soy-based inks and 50% post-consumer product. The medium for Giclee prints is 100% cotton, MUSEO MAX, heavy rag with absolutely no optical brighteners. These giclee prints represent the finest original artwork reproduction in the industry and will appreciate in value approximately 5% annually for a true investment in art.