Updated Mar, 7th 2013
I have a tiny home office where I write and blog about maker better makers and living a creative life. However, there are many rainy winter days in Vancouver where I MUST get out of the house and see some other people.
I have my fave independent coffee places that I visit. Most have wifi, some don't (I know - scandalous in 2013!). Each has it's own personality and vibe that influences the work that I must do on a particular day.
Think of it as a map of vetted freelance work locations for the coffee lover looking to be inspired creatively.
Week 1 Update
I did the quiz and scored 75%.
I have been doodling some hand drawn maps that are unrelated to my project. Just for practice. Actually, one map with a few iterations - a hand drawn map of where I have lived in my life. What I found out immediately is that I had to play around with scale, the level of detail and where/how I labeled cities in order for it to clearly tell my story. And this was a simple map with 6 cities that I have lived in!
Not being a professional illustrator or calligrapher, I'd love to take the Skillshare class on hand printing too. I think it would add a LOT to a hand drawn map.
Anne's project questions
A REALLY rough version 1. I want to show the locations but also am deciding how to provide the information like address, social media and website links.
I have been trying out different ways to "mark" the locations. One is hand drawn logos.
I tried a different version by hand - not the logos but the location part of the map. I think I will do the finished version in watercolours. As Anne suggested, I'll scan it and then create a PDF with hyperlinks for the location information/details. That'd be the online version.
I'm having issues with size - I want the detail large enough to "see" where the location is but also small enough so I can include a hand drawn logo for each. I'll try another with smaller streets/names to provide space for the hand drawn logo.
How I wish I had that fab architect/draftsperson printing skills!
My imaginary city made with a LOT of help from my 7 year old daughter.