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New Cut and Contoured Map Portrait by Ed Fairburn - My Modern Metropolis

New Cut and Contoured Map Portrait by Ed Fairburn

who-: “ Artist Ed Fairburn continues to push his creative limits with these new map portraits. In the piece shown above, a Bristol street map has been carefully cut and drawn on, revealing the side of.

And we're off..... -- nice way to connect two countries that don't fit together on the map well without a bit of cutting and pasting.

Take your trip with Glamulet charmsAnd we're off. -- nice way to connect two countries that don't fit together on the map well without a bit of cutting and pasting.

Patchwork: Mr Fairburn started on the map portraits in August last year following some previous work using wood to create the pattern of skin

They're out of this world! Artist creates series of incredible portraits out of maps

Map Portraits: Ed Fairburn uses intricate details of maps to outline various human features. He spends months crosshatching faces hidden within topographical features.

I think this is a good mix of textiles and cartography, and makes a really interesting display. Each small circle represents a whole city or town, its a different way or representing a place and a new way of interpreting a map. No matter how small the map used was with the added name of the place it was really clear to know where the little circle represented.

i like the bright colors used to illustrate rivers & streets in cities ~ Atlas Cartography Map

Maps.-loving this inclusion of beautiful and delicate illustration over the maps-using maps as canvas?

Maps - collage, ink drawing, acrylic on masonite - by Gillian Green, beeskneesandbiscuits (Etsy).

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Map of the World? It is claimed that this is an eighth century copy of the map Admiral Zheng He made in 1418. The map clearly shows the new ...

Author claims Chinese first discovered New World 40,000 years ago

Chinese explorer Zheng He may have discovered America before Columbus, according to new book. Does a Chinese map prove that Christopher Columbus was not the first explorer to navigate the New World?

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