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Making Art From Maps

Book Description

Designer interviews are accompanied by 25 accessible how-to projects of her own design that teach many of the techniques used by the gallery artists.

Table of Contents

  1. DEDICATION
  2. INTRODUCTION
  3. MATERIALS AND TOOLS
  4. FOUNDATIONAL BASICS
    1. Cones
    2. Flowers
      1. • Twirled Rose
      2. • Kusudama Flower
      3. • Stacked Petals
      4. • Spiral Buds
      5. • Tendrils
      6. • Leaves
    3. Tapes
      1. • Packing Tape
      2. • Paper Tape
  5. CHAPTER 1: Décor
    1. Mini Diorama
    2. Cartographic Coasters
    3. Woven Basket
    4. Garlands
      1. • Crane Eggs
      2. • Paper Fans
      3. • Stacked Disks
    5. Wreaths
      1. • Wrapped Floral Wreath
      2. • Map Cone and Flower Wreath
    6. Kusudama
      1. • Kusudama Centerpiece
      2. • Kusudama Globe Ornament
    7. Décor Gallery
      1. • John Dilnot
      2. • Ram Hardikar
      3. • Bombus
      4. • Penny Arrowood
      5. • Concarta
      6. • Lisa Middleton
  6. CHAPTER 2: Books, Journals, and Boxes
    1. Triangle Box
    2. Pyramid Box
    3. Book in a Box
    4. Travel Pocket Journal
    5. Book Gallery
      1. • David Ashley
      2. • Doug Beube
      3. • Cindy Leaders
      4. • Salyna Gracie
      5. • Julia Strand
      6. • Lou Cabeen
  7. CHAPTER 3: Fashion
    1. Hat Party
    2. Jewelry
      1. • Paper Beads
      2. • Earrings
      3. • Map Ladder Pendants
      4. • Big Beaded Bracelet
    3. Shoes
      1. • Oh the Places She’ll Go
      2. • River Dance
      3. • Biker Chicks
    4. Folding Fan
    5. Fashion Gallery
      1. • Elisabeth Lecourt
      2. • Sharon Erlich
      3. • Liz Hamman
      4. • Rosalba Lucero
      5. • Diana Trout
      6. • Gwen Diehn
  8. CHAPTER 4: Collage and Illustration
    1. Paper Dolls
    2. Journal Maps
    3. Deconstructed Postcards
    4. Creative Gents Postcards
    5. Collage Gallery
      1. • Peter Clark
      2. • Joao Machado
      3. • Matt Cusick
      4. • Martin O’Neill
      5. • Joyce Kozloff
      6. • Rachel Ann Austin
      7. • Tofu
      8. • Liz Collins
      9. • Mary Ann Gradisher
  9. CHAPTER 5: Sculpture and Installations
    1. Trophy Head
    2. Wall Map Gallery
    3. Sculpture Gallery
      1. • Brian Dettmer
      2. • Karen Margolis
      3. • Shannon Rankin
      4. • Claire Brewster
      5. • Emma Johnson
      6. • Rebecca Riley
      7. • Mary Nasser
      8. • Kim Rae Nugent
      9. • Elizabeth Duffy
      10. • Chris Kenny
      11. • Viviane Rombaldi Seppey
  10. CHAPTER 6: Interiors and Lighting
    1. Flight of Fancy Map Stairs
    2. Cartographic Roller Shade
    3. Map Luminaria
    4. Globe Swag Lamp
    5. Pajaki
    6. Interior Gallery
      1. • Deedee Hampton
      2. • Benoit Vieubled
      3. • Maude May
  11. CONCLUSION
  12. Why Artists Love Maps
  13. Map Resources
  14. Contributing Artists
  15. About the Author
  16. Acknowledgments
  17. Index