Fantasy Map-Making Workshop

Fantasy Map-Making Workshop

For kids who love fantasy, maps, art, and making! Join Samantha Matalone Cook, MAT for a hands-on workshop to explore hand-drawn, relief, and printed maps. Examples of maps from literature, science, and media will be explored, both within the fantasy genre and the real historical maps they are inspired from. The four sessions will also include discussions on storytelling and design, map-making techniques, and using a variety of materials. This is a fun and engaging class that encourages personal creativity and skill-building!

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Class Duration: September 14-October 5

Class Size: 5-12 learners

Age Range: 10 and up

Total Price: $100

For kids who love fantasy, maps, art, and making! Join Samantha Matalone Cook, MAT for a hands-on workshop to explore hand-drawn, relief, and printed maps. Examples of maps from literature, science, and media will be explored, both within the fantasy genre and the real historical maps they are inspired from. The four sessions will also include discussions on storytelling and design, map-making techniques, and using a variety of materials. This is a fun and engaging class that encourages personal creativity and skill-building!

List of materials needed will be provided. I’ve given this class a small discount since you will need to provide your own materials.

Ages 10 and up (this workshop has an age limit based on the development of fine motor skills and the use of sharp tools)

Mondays (September 14-October 5) at 10-11 am (Mountain)

Material list with links will be sent several weeks before class begins.

Materials needed include: watercolor or drawing paper, watercolors or colored pencils, paintbrushes, pencil, eraser, ruler, square (flat) canvas, heavy gel medium, palette knife (or plastic knife), tracing paper, brayer, printing ink, linocut tool, lino mat.

1 hour live class each week, no required homework. Optional assignments to do at home between classes will be given.

Fine art skills (technique, materials, proportion, spatial relationships, etc.), art and cartography history, geography, storytelling, communication

Choice in design and execution of lessons

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