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Aly Miller

Brooklyn, NY, NY, US

Bio:

I'm a Brooklyn-based illustrator, map maker and graphic designer with a passion for drawing anything food-adjacent! I started making maps in 2009 in the cartography lab at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, as an undergraduate human geography student. I never thought my map making skills would become central to my career (but I secretly wished they could!). Now, several years of practice and Skillshare tutorials later, I am a full-time designer and frequently get to illustrate maps for food blogs, walking tour companies and small businesses.

It's great to be a part of the They Draw and Travel community, and I look forward to connecting with other map-makers and map-lovers here!

Recipes By Aly Miller

The Magic of Beans by Aly Miller

Brooklyn, NY, NY, US

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In North America, beans have been an important pillar of food and agriculture for hundreds of generations. As part of "The Three Sisters," beans, squash and corn work together to create a circle of interdependence. Such a system is one based on giving and receiving, where each crop works to its fullest potential to provide for the others. The harvested result is a nutritiously complete meal with all necessary components for survival. I'm inspired by this hearty trio, and I hope you are too!