If you’re looking for something -- a geographic landmark, your childhood home, a favorite spot near your college campus -- it shouldn’t take you more than a few clicks to find it. Programs like Google Earth, miraculous though they may seem, have made people like Andrew DeGraff hobbyists rather than necessities. An illustrator by trade, his interest since childhood has been in schematics, technical drawing and map-making.
After turning his skills to a handful of pop art shows, he decided to combine his passion for maps with his interest in storytelling. The result is a collection of maps that convey not only the locations of fictional universes, but the trajectories of the characters who move through them. So, the rolling hills of Twain’s American South have river-like paths running through them to show the viewer Huck’s journey.
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