Video: London by hand - hand-drawn map of London
2023 Author: Richard Flannagan | [email protected]. Last modified: 2023-11-26 05:58
Long gone are the days when geographic maps were compiled by individual scientists and circulated around the world in hand-drawn lists. Moreover, the era of personal and mobile computers in general threatens the very existence of paper maps. However, British artist Jenni Sparks created very beautiful and unique London maps, drawing them by hand.
Creating unusual geographic maps is one of the popular trends in contemporary art. Examples of this kind of creativity include the DNA of cities in Lu Xinjian's paintings, a US car map made from license plates, or a giant world map made from old microcircuits.
Another unusual geographic map has recently appeared on sale in London bookstores. It was created by artist Jenny Sparks, who painted this creation by hand.
Moreover, as the residents of the English capital assure themselves, London by hand is one of the best, most beautiful and detailed tourist maps of London.
Jenny Sparks painted on London by hand all the main attractions of central London, drawing streets, neighborhoods and individual buildings. For example, this map shows museums, shops, restaurants and cafes, government agencies, tourist offices, sports facilities, historical places, places of birth and life of celebrities of past and modern times, metro lines and stations.
To help London by hand owners better navigate in it and, therefore, in the city, Jenny Sparks drew several route options on the map, which should be followed in order to see the maximum of interesting places in the minimum amount of time and effort.
Jenny Sparks hopes that her London by hand card will be popular not only among guests of the British capital (including hundreds of thousands of people who will come there for the Olympic Games in August), but also among the residents of London, who can use it learn many new interesting facts about your city.
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