Elaborate New Portraits Drawn on Vintage Maps by Ed Fairburn portraits maps drawing

Bristol Envelope, A small portrait, produced in ink on an original street map of Bristol (UK) – this was later cut and folded to form an envelope, combining the current map works produced by Fairburn and a previous project—postal art. - Ed Fairburn

Map and Celestial Star Chart Portraits by Ed Fairburn

WHY: I like the way the top one uses the lines of the map to create tone and how the others use circles to add interesting tone. This is similar to my chosen artist Akumu Kurai.

beautiful north america climate chart portrait by ed fairburn.

Incredible New Portraits Carved from Old Military Maps

Is this what Mother Earth looks like?Artist Ed Fairburn does awesome things with maps. The top two images are from his North America Series. They’re pencil drawings on climate charts of North America.

Portraits by Ed Fairburn using vintage maps. This one is from WW1.

World War I Map Portraits by Ed Fairburn

Ed Fairburn: Ink on a reproduced military map of the Western Front; a continuation of map-based portraiture.

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Map Portraits by Ed Fairburn

Mapped Face // Ed Fairburn on Graphic Mixed Media. Ed Fairburn has recently produced new works that live in a magical place between sculpture and drawings.

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Elaborate New Portraits Drawn on Vintage Maps by Ed Fairburn portraits maps drawing

Artist Ed Fairburn has recently come out with new works that live somewhere between sculptures and drawings. Hes still using traditional ink to draw on maps but now hes cutting and layering maps to create incredibly intriguing works.

Incredible New Portraits Carved from Old Military Maps

Saatchi Art Artist Ed Fairburn; Drawing, "Western Front Cutout (Part II)"

cartography portrait by ed fairburn

UK-based illustrator Ed Fairburn has created a series of portraits on World War I military maps of the Western Front. In Part I of the series, Fairburn use

Ed Fairburn 02-10-13 Looks like the inside of a tree, journey of life representation?

New work today from Ed Fairburn (previously) who draws ink and graphite portraits on vintage maps and now celestial star charts. A few of his works are now available as fine art prints over at Not on the High Street.

Cartography Portraits Ed Fairburn graphics

paxmachina: “ Portraits Drawn on Maps by Ed Fairburn Photo: Ink on a 1973 road map of Germany Photo Ink on a street map of Cambridge Artist Ed Fairburn utilizes the chaotic patchwork of roads,.

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Ed Fairburn: Die Milche-Strasse (The Milky Way), pencil on a celestial star chart. The first part of the Quarter Scale Series.

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