Steven has the chance to speak with freelance artists David Gee, known for his "Doodle Maps". Doodle maps are hand-drawn, cartoonish, inked illustrations sometimes described as "a caricature of a map". Dave explains the creative process behind the maps, which is about capturing the feel of a city or region in his unique style rather than creating a perfectly geographically accurate representation of a location. Besides standard prints, he also often creates murals. The discussion is an interesting peak behind the curtain of a life of an artist working in the mapping space. I encourage you to explore Dave's website, where maps can be purchased as prints, on mugs, masks, etc.
An example of Dave's work:
I’ve been over at the Duke of Norfolk primary school in #Glossop today creating this doodle map mural of the area.— Dave Draws (@DaveDraws_) July 1, 2021
It was a perfect day for creating an outdoors piece 🌞🌞 pic.twitter.com/3x3XmFlfoW
- Dave's website
- Dave is on twitter as @DaveDraws_
- Dave on Instagram
The Geomob podcast is hosted by Ed Freyfogle, co-founder of OpenCage, and Steven Feldman, of KnowWhere Consulting.
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