Creative cartographers, here's a way to keep yourself mapping for months. Make a topographic map of your nose. Use string to weave your latitude and longitude. Orient yourself with your own compass rose. What better way to find yourself? Every art teacher should have a copy of this book." - Katharine Harmon, Author, You Are Here: Personal Geographies and Other Maps of the Imagination and The Map as Art: Contemporary Artists Explore Cartography"
Learn about cartography, topography, legends, compasses, and more in this adventurous DIY map book. Create the map for your mythical universe, or learn the nuts and bolts of cartography. Broken into weekly exercises, this book is perfect for creating personalized maps and exploring a new creative outlet. In the Map Basics chapter, learn about lines, legends, cartouches, creating sea monsters, and more. Discover fun and unique ways to create maps that are transparent, stenciled, flat, mixed media, and more. Finish charting your map adventure with exercises for creating artist maps and map-inspired art." - Paige Martin, Cloth Paper Scissors Magazine"
Go on an artistic journey and discover endless ways to share your travel adventures from this book by Jill K Berry and Linden McNeilly. The authors demonstrate how maps and your imagination can create intriguing masterpieces that tell unique stories. Each of the 52 projects, or labs, comes with detailed instructions, along with a materials list and illustrations. From scaling your bedroom to creating a board game, there is a project in this book to inspire anyone at any age. Another great feature to this book is the Guest Mapper section, in which an artist shares their inspirations and tips from their collections. Get lost in this book and drift away to a land of storytelling, mapmaking, and creativity!" - Kristen Cervantes, Somerset Studio Magazine