Love maps!

Who knew that a bunch of maps, and a box full of pins could be this fantastic? Well, American artist Shannon Rankin I suppose. I am in complete awe of her creativity and beautiful attention to detail … and I bet she never, ever gets lost.


art journal page inspiration bird shapes, map,travel, line work and more. Lovely of paradise

Ed Fairburn

Incredible New Portraits Carved from Old Military Maps

Incredible New Portraits Carved from Old Military Maps - Stafford Lane by Ed Fairburn via My Modern Metropolis

Map drawing

Tim Brown: Woolwich Arsenal, Thamesmead, Plumstead Ink & wash, map page

Circle doodles on an old 70's London A-Z. One of many everyday doodle experiments featured on my blog, 'A roll of tape and a biro'.

Circle doodles on an old London A-Z. Have students use an old atlas or street map from where they live a create art with overlapping circles. Maybe each circle around a place that is important to them.

Anthology Magazine | Artwork | Map Portraits by Ed Fairburn

‘Norwich’, ink on an original map of Norwich – the third addition to the Quarter Scale Series. by Ed Fairburn *** Road maps overlayed would be a sweet idea!

Emma McNally

Emma McNally In the style of idea: sewing machine no thread, maps of Moscow and Bridgnorth - trap tracing paper etc under map print and stitch without thread. Could print from the sewn map? Pounce chalk dust through the holes?

Map art

an amazing map of the pubs in London in the Charles Lamb, a tiny and unassuming image that is so well thought out it takes you 20 minutes of sitting next to it to work of what it is.