Archive for the ‘Mapping’ Category

Motte and Bailey Outpost

Posted: 5th June 2013 by Victor Wyatt in Mapping

It took a bunch of painful playing around at lunch but here’s the first of my maps cleaned up through Gimp and Inkscape. I used to use Photoshop years ago. The last version I had was a Windows version of CS (yes, that would be the first CS). Because of the recent change to the […]

Old Moleskine Notebook

Posted: 3rd June 2013 by Victor Wyatt in Mapping

The next few maps have been done in an old Moleskine notebook I had laying around. The paper is a bit thin so I had to cut up a thick chunk of paper for between pages when drawing and for when I took these photos. When I didn’t the next page was visible though the […]

3 by 3 Grid Maps

Posted: 31st May 2013 by Victor Wyatt in Mapping

After doing a string of maps on index cards and after seeing a few people doing geomorphic maps on Google+ I decided to play around with the concept as well. I used Inkscape to add a very faint, slightly blue grid to letter sized sheets of paper. Because the grids are so light they don’t […]

Index Card Micro Maps

Posted: 31st May 2013 by Victor Wyatt in Mapping

A while ago I started drawing maps. I hadn’t done anything like this in many years. At that time I used graphing paper so they all had that strange quality of conforming to an aligned structure. Everything was lined up or at set angles. What that did was make me think I just wasn’t very […]

Micro Maps

Posted: 15th May 2013 by Victor Wyatt in Mapping

I recently started drawing maps on index cards inspired by both Matt Jackson and Dyson‘s mapping styles. Using index cards keeps the maps small and manageable. It also allows me to finish them in a timely manner so I don’t get distracted halfway through. I can also experiment with things I like and don’t like. […]