Map Making: Learn to Communicate Places Beautifully's Full Profile
Map lovers, travelers, hosts, neighborhood enthusiasts & people who like to know where they’re going or where they’ve been, this class is for you. Whether you host friends in your home on a regular basis, are planning a party or event where you need a map, you have a zest for travel, or just plain love your neighborhood and want to map it, this class is designed to get your creative juices flowing and to map out some of your favorite places into a visual guide. Every week students can look forward to feedback from the instructor on their project boards in the online classroom! What You'll Learn Finding Inspiration. You'll look at current maps and start thinking about how you use them, what attracts you, and what puzzles you about them. Hand-Drawn + Printed Maps. We'll focus on tangible maps, both mundane and experiemental. Mapping in the Digital Age. We'll look at stand alone digital maps, as well as examples that are integrated into blogs and websites Note: This is NOT a technical or professional cartography class, but rather focuses on seeing the world creatively through mapping. This class filmed on a laptop + using screenshare, and may not be as flashy as some others, but amazing and inspiring work is created all the same! What You'll Make Map your own neighborhood or memories from your latest travel adventure – you choose the focus of your travel/map and your classmates will help inspire you. The finished projects may be themed guides around a favorite topic, chart your favorite places, or to show visitors what they need to know when they visit you. You'll cover possible formats, styles and methods for you to present your final work as well. In this class you’ll be given the tools to help your mind travel. The lectures cover analog, phyiscal maps and basic concepting. In addition we cover digital and online mapping systems, and the ways you can integrate your final projects. Students are encouraged to share their work and comment on that of their classmates to help push each other’s projects forward. Over 1,000 students from more than 35 countries around the world covering all 5 continents have taken part in this class. Come join the fun!
Days of the Week:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
- Size: One-on-One
- Instructor: Anne Ditmeyer
- Cost: $8 - $20 Per Month
- Institution: Skillshare
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