• Daily art report 9 - sketching real places

    8 monthes ago - By Art With a Needle

    Bringing you up to date on my daily map project. Earlier I wrote about drawing maps of imaginary places. I'm also using my sketchbook to make maps of real places. Sometimes I print out an actual map and use it as a template; other times I'll look at a real map and draw it by eye.
    I may label interesting things that I saw along the way - on this map, I found a penny in the alley and saw two toilets set out at the curb for the junk pickup.
    Frequently I'll map my travels of the day, or draw the neighborhoods where I lived as a kid.
    Or I'll copy a map of a faraway city or country.
    Sometimes I...
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