Map painting

Transform your walls with unique map paintings that add a touch of creativity and style to your home. Explore top ideas for incorporating map paintings into your decor and create a personalized space that reflects your wanderlust.
English artist Ed Fairburn (previously) uses vintage road maps and star charts as canvases for drawn portraits. Cross-hatched patterns and shaded regions inside roads, borders, and rivers assimilate into the contours of faces, as if the images had always been secretly hidden in the map's topo Portraits, Collage Art, Illustrators, Art And Illustration, Art, A Level Art, Artist, Artwork, English Artists

English artist Ed Fairburn (previously) uses vintage road maps and star charts as canvases for drawn portraits. Cross-hatched patterns and shaded regions inside roads, borders, and rivers assimilate into the contours of faces as if the images had always been secretly hidden in the map’s topography. “In his hands, both built infrastructure and natural phenomena echo the organic human form,” shares Mike Wright Gallery. “National highway systems become capillaries, and the tangle of Paris’…

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Field & Sky
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Yesterday I went to the Bellevue Art Museum to see the exhibition A World of Paper, A world of Fashion, Isabelle de Borchgrave Meets Mariano Fortuny. I was enthralled. The patterns on the paper fabrics and backgrounds for the paper dresses was absolutely unbelievably beautiful. If I could have taken photos I would have. Instead I am going to return to the museum with my sketchbook and colored pencils to catch the color choices for the "fabrics". If you do not know Isabelle de Borchgrave, do…

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Mary Knight