In this month’s Creative Quarantine we’ll dive into some great Creativebug.com resources! Together, we’ll begin the Personal Map Making class, one of the “Daily Practice” series offered through the site.
“You might think of maps as diagrams of physical places, but the irrepressibly creative bond will show you how to re-imagine a map as a visual journey through your artistic and emotional places. In this 31-day class, you’ll use maps and mapping, their functions and characteristics, as a process tool for generating abstract compositions with mark-making, collage, doodling, and other visual experiments. Map-making will be your conceptual point of departure as you fill up your sketchbook with paint, photographs, leaves, ephemera, and pieces of actual maps to create vibrant, mixed-media spreads.”
On July 8, we will meet online and work through the first daily lesson: “Rearrange a Map,” and preview day 2: “Shift Your Perspective.” After the program participants are encouraged to sign up for creativebug.com (free for Monona Public Library patrons) and continue with the 30-day program.