Hand Drawn Maps: A Guide for Creatives – designist

Hand Drawn Maps: A Guide for Creatives

  • €19.50

What is it? 
A beautiful paperback packed with every aspect of maps from the anatomy of maps, different types of maps, a history of maps to illustrators who make maps. You will learn how to draw basic maps in your own personal way. You will discover how to create compass roses, cartouches and symbols - the basic tools you need to become a map maker. It also looks at different ways to present a 3D landscape on a 2D plane - from architectural blueprints to subway maps, axonometric grids to wonderful treasure maps. Finally it looks at mapping concepts, how to chart thought processes, families and anatomies. Each chapter in the book has an exercise for you to try yourself, sometimes involving having to do some research. It's a beautiful looking, engaging and informative book that makes a great gift for creative people, or anyone interested in history or geography. 

Who wrote it?
Helen Cann

How does it come?
Paper back 23.5 x 23.5 x 1.5 cm approx.

How can I get it?
You can collect your items in the shop in georges street, dublin (map), or we can deliver it straight to you or your someone special anywhere in Ireland or the rest of Europe (delivery info here). If you want it sent further afield drop us a line and we can arrange that for you. If you are cutting it fine we also have an next day delivery option anywhere in Ireland.

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