Personal Geographies: Explorations in Mixed-Media Mapmaking

Personal Geographies: Explorations in Mixed-Media Mapmaking

Authors: Berry, Jill K.

Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group

ISBN: 9781440323270

Classification: Fiction

Synopsis: Explore your Creative Self with Mixed-media Maps

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.

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