FREE Webinar: My Journey with Maps Hosted by Jill K. Berry

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Artistic Influences--Jill Berry

My Journey with Maps

With Jill K. Berry

An Exploration of Personal Geographies

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Date: Thursday, January 19, 2012

Starting Time: 1:00 P.M. Eastern Time

Price: FREE!

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About the Webinar:

Personal Geographies is taking the craft market by storm!

Join us on a journey you won’t soon forget! Author Jill K. Berry will share the defining moments (a McDonald’s restaurant map?) that led to her incredible love for all things cartographic and a profession as a mapmaker – of sorts. You’ll get a solid lesson in the different kinds of maps (demographic, geographic, historical, cultural, etc.) that influence her own work. Jill will illustrate how to use mapmaking as a storytelling device via her own work and that of her students and contributors to her book, Personal Geographies. You’ll see examples of humorous and humorless, factual and agenda-driven, ornate and simple, psychological and memory maps. You’ll be dazzled by the beautiful full-color photos and you’ll be inspired to try your hand at mapmaking, too!

Everyone who registers for this event will receive:

  • A FREE recording of the webinar.
  • An opportunity to purchase Jill’s book, Personal Geographies (and other goodies!), through ShopMixedMedia.com at a special discount! (Discount code will be provided at the end of the session.)

Space is limited, so register TODAY!

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In the meantime, check out the CreateMixedMedia.com’s artist profile of Jill.

Seating for this event is limited to 1,000 people. Registration does not guarantee you’ll get in, so sign in early the day of the event to claim your space. If you cannot attend live, you will still be able to watch a recording of the event and receive special discounts if you register, so register today!

About Jill K. Berry:

Jill K. Berry is a graphic designer, mixed-media artist and teacher who makes lots of books, paintings and other story-telling structures. Her handmade books are in the permanent collections of the Newberry Library in Chicago and the Denver Public Library. She has taught at three universities in Colorado as well as at several art retreats.

Jill’s first mixed-media instruction and inspiration book, Personal Geographies: Explorations in Mixed-Media Map-Making is published by North Light Books.

Learn more about Jill and Personal Geographies here.

And you can see a journal mapping demo here.

Jill blogs here.

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