Our Lacoste group from SCAD took a four day journey to Paris and had a crazy time there. It was at the Arch de Triomphe on the final day that I got a great overal view of where things were in relation to each other in Paris and felt it would do for a map
London, England, GB
A fantastical depiction of flying high above the Welsh countryside in a hit air balloon. There is something appealing about balloon flight- the way their bright colours stand out from the landscape, but somehow fit in; as they drift gracefully. A romantic notion and what better way to view the beauty of Snowdonia National park?
Auburn, Washington State, US
This place offers tourists a beautiful scenic view of the bay.
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A trip to ICON in Detroit this past July had me look a little deeper at its music history – particularly the soul music that arose in the 1960’s. These are just some of the badass women who's songs that still resonate today – as well as some of the places that gave birth to a vibrant music industry.
I created a Spotify playlist of the artists included in my map, listen here: http://ow.ly/eGhV30lyq0b
My family and i discovered free secret playgrounds and petting zoos in the heart of Amsterdam, along with kid-friendly restaurants nearby. We also enjoyed exploring forest parks in and around the lovely city on bicycle.
As a Canadian expat living in Cairo, Egypt, I wanted to give viewers a taste of what I think makes this wonderfully chaotic metropolis so unique. I have included both the notable historic landmarks and the obscure, culturally distinctive elements which give Cairo so much character.
I had the opportunity to visit Detroit in July for the ICON10 Illustration conference. One of the events was a tour of many of the public art spots in the city, and many local artists/activists spoke at the conference. I was blown away by the amount of grassroots engagement in art and placemaking, helping transform the city in a positive way. This map includes the Instagram handles for many of the artists and institutions I had the pleasure of learning about. I hope you'll give them a follow and learn more.
I've got a list of lovely green places I want to go on my next England visit! Collage and watercolor create a painted 3 dimensional map of all the verdant, sprouting, grassy, leafy Botanical Gardens to go and see.