1. K-State home
  2. »Beach Museum of Art
  3. »Participate
  4. »Curricula
  5. »Pictorial Maps
  6. »Instructions for Pictorial Map Project

Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art

Museum hours

Tues Wed Fri 10 - 5
Thurs 10 - 8 
Sat 11 - 4 

Closed Sun, Mon & holidays

Free admission
Free parking

Office hours

Mon-Fri: 8 - 5 

Beach Museum of Art
Kansas State University
14th St & Anderson Ave
Manhattan, KS 66506

785-532-7718
beachart@ksu.edu

Pictorial Maps

Instructions for Pictorial Map Project

Supplies:
  • Grid paper
  • Rulers
  • Pencils
  • Markers
  • Map of community (MapQuest on the internet is a good resource)
Steps:
  1. Figure out a scale for your map. The scales on the town maps are located in the upper right corner. You will want your map to be in a larger scale so that you can illustrate it. Your grid paper is done in 1/4”.
    1/4” = ____ feet
  2. Draw streets and blocks to scale on the grid using the map of your community. Start with the main part of town in the middle of your paper and work your way out.
  3. Leave room at the bottom for a legend, including a scale, and a compass rose. You can use the compass rose that you created on page 1.
  4. Add buildings and other landmarks. Try to make the buildings look like the ones they are representing.
    (See the Shaker Village Map on page 2).
  5. Photocopy on clean white paper – the blue grid should not show up.
  6. Use markers to color your map.
 

< previous