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Janet Takahashi - The Artful Craft of Map-making

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Create an illustrated hand-drawn map with ink and pointed pen, and bits of color. Explore event maps, travel sketchbooks, mind maps, and imaginary places. Develop your own process for making maps communicate and tell stories by combining elements of map lettering, drawn symbols, banners and decorative elements, a rose compass, and a 3-D landscape.

Class Supplies:
  • Strathmore Drawing Paper pad 9 x 12,
  • Layout Marker paper, 3 sheets (Canson or Bienfang recommended)
  • Tracing paper, 2 sheets
  • Graph paper, 2 sheets
  • Pigma Micron pens, 01 black or sepia
  • HB and 3B graphite pencils
  • Eraser
  • Pointed flexible pen nib (your preference)
  • Penholder
  • Ink (black or walnut recommended)
  • 12 see-through ruler
  • A few colored pencils
  • 2-3 fine brush markers for lettering
  • Compass or circle template
  • Scissors
  • Removable scotch tape
  • OPTIONAL: Mechanical HB pencil
  • OPTIONAL: Pale gray brush marker OR silver-grey colored pencil (for shading)
  • OPTIONAL: Pigma calligrapher pen, 1mm
  • Strathmore 400 Series Smooth Drawing Paper
    Price: $8.99
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    Canson Pro Layout, 9X12
    Price: $13.09
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    Small Paper & Ink Grid Pad
    Price: $7.95
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    Drawing Pencil, HB
    Price: $1.26
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    Drawing Pencil, 3B
    Price: $1.26
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    Small Staedtler Mars White Plastic Eraser
    Price: $1.59
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    Moon Palace Sumi Ink
    Price: $11.95
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    Walnut Drawing Ink, 2.6 oz (OUT OF STOCK)
    Price: $8.49
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    C-Thru Plastic Ruler  2''x18''
    Price: $3.95
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    Marvy LePen Flex
    Price: $1.59
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    Small Circle Template
    Price: $9.99
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    Scissors
    Price: $2.35
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    Artist Tape 1/2 in x 60 yd White
    Price: $6.99
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    Nichiban Masking Tape, 18mm
    Price: $5.40
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    GRAPH GEAR 500 MECHANICAL PENCIL 0.3MM
    Price: $7.09
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    Fudegokochi Usuzumi Brush Pen, Gray (LS5-10S)
    Price: $3.00
    Sale: $2.40
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    Sakura Pigma Calligrapher 1mm, Black
    Price: $2.59
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