Happy Day Map / Coffee Trail Map

Happy Day Map  / Coffee Trail Map - student project

Week Two -- Imaginary Cities

My Imaginary City:

I was immediately drawn to create my imaginary city with some collage scraps.  I decided on blue as my theme, and went to work creating different shapes...keeping texture in mind along the way.  

Happy Day Map  / Coffee Trail Map - image 1 - student project

Week One -- Hand Drawn Maps

Quiz - 75% woohoo!  (this was fun, some of those animals were quite talented :)



For the first week of class, I really just wanted to see what I would create without thinking too heavily.  The result = HAPPY DAY MAP.  This map captures an ideal Saturday for me.  Makes me smile just looking at it.  The best part about it for me is that I didn't OVERthink, I just had fun with it.  Enjoy!

Happy Day Map  / Coffee Trail Map - image 2 - student project


1.  Why am I making this map? For fun? A client? A gift? To showcase my favorite places? Etc.

2.  Why am I the expert to create this map?

3.  Who is my target audience?

4.  Do I want my final project to be printed or digital? How is going to be used/held? What other constraints do I need to keep in mind moving forward? (Note type can be smaller on printed maps than when viewed on web)

5.  What level of detail do I need to include? (Names, addresses, contact info, street names, website, hours, descriptions, color coding, etc.)

6.  Dear class, I need your help/expertise/guidance on how to.....