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Mapmaker Girl

Suriya never planned on becoming a mapmaker. Her heart was set on architecture, creating place from wood and stone, glass and metals. It wasn’t only the imagining of an entire construction, it’s becoming an enlivened entity with breath made of those who dwelt within and without. 3,589 more words

Maps in Fantasy Novels

A lot of you are fantasy fans, I’m pretty sure. In most fantasy novels, there are maps. They could be world maps or regional maps, and even city maps sometimes. 138 more words


Accidental Artist - Jerry's Map

Jerry Gretzinger describes himself as an accidental artist.  Faced with a boring summer job, he began to doodle a map of an imagined place.  To develop it further, he adapted a pack of playing cards as a random number generator – and later to give instructions, as he developed the map, square by square.   56 more words


Mapping the Petersburg Campaign: Sutherland Station

I have come to believe that the primary reason why Petersburg is an often overlooked campaign in the scope of the Civil War is the challenge of understanding its nine and a half month progression. 634 more words

Battlefields & Historic Places

“A Map of the Upper Northwest. These are the signs of earliest human settlement. The more park like settings along the banks of the Artery attracted the proto-M’Hri before they took to the sea some 40,000 years ago. 102 more words


Detroit Atlas Collaboration

The Detroit Atlas Collaboration is a printmaking, mapmaking, and bookbinding project in Detroit. My name is Lyz Luidens, printmaker, teacher, and map enthusiast, and I am organizing this project. 392 more words


Japanese Master Artist Hokusai and a Map

Katushika Hokusai is perhaps the most important and most well-known Japanese artist. His most famous work is known as Under the Wave off Kanagawa, or simply,   234 more words