Monday, December 5, 2011
Hey! Here's a new book I think you'll like! My friend and Author calligrapher artist Jill Berry has created a unique book for artsy cartophiles! Heres a bit of a description AND check out Jill's SITE HERE to see more images from the book!
You don't have to be a world traveler or a professional cartographer to embark on a grand journey of self-discovery through mapmaking. Personal Geographies gives you the tools and techniques you'll need to create artful maps of your self, your experiences and your personal journey. Chart the innermost workings of your mind, document your artistic path and create an unfolding maze of your future dreams and goals.
Inside Personal Geographies you'll discover:
21 mixed-media map projects featuring artistic techniques like working with alcohol inks and pochoir, painting on a black surface and carving custom stamps
Insight into the world of traditional and contemporary maps and how they relate to and inspire personal mapmaking
A gallery of maps by contributors from around the world to spark your own creativity
From mapping your head, hands and heart to recording powerful memories or experiences, the maps in Personal Geographies are a gateway into the fascinating and meaningful world of you.
WOULD YOU LIKE TO WIN AN ABSOLUTELY FREE COPY OF THIS BOOK? Im sure you would-just post a comment below with your email and if you live in the USA I will pick a winner (by Saturday Dec 10) to have this book sent to you!
Posted by lisa at 1:17 PM