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Cartographers' Guild - General and Miscellaneous Mapping

Forum for general maps such as encounter maps, concept maps, and other uncategorized maps and map elements and map related artwork.

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Vúrarada - Continent of Maelween

Fri, 23 Feb 2018 00:00:54 GMT

Attachment 104786 ( Maelween contains the nations of Verune, Gudram, Werrik...

Transparent graph paper

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 01:03:51 GMT

Does anyone have any "graph paper" where it's like a transparent photoshop layer, with only the lines visible? For overlaying on an existing image....

Define "Story Map" ? (abstract and/or newbie question)

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 23:35:48 GMT

I'm a new participant here so forgive me if there's a more apt location for this inquiry. And it's a rather basic question, but I hope it can raise...

Ypres 1918

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 14:10:13 GMT

Hello, I was trawling through some archives at work, and came acorss this - a copy of the trenches around Ypres dated 10.7.18. What amazed me was...

Dan and Greg's Patreon

Thu, 08 Feb 2018 12:27:04 GMT

Well, over the past few weeks Dan(iel Hasenbos) and myself have been planning and working on our maps for a joint Patreon page and we're finally...

Map made with Excel

Tue, 06 Feb 2018 02:46:06 GMT

For those who missed it, I made this map using Ms Excel only. Even better, I did it without even using the bucket fill!...

Isla San Pedro - Antique Marine Chart (WIP)

Sun, 04 Feb 2018 15:51:59 GMT

Just a quick post about something that I am working on. Attachment 104212 (

An Experiment with Watercolors

Sun, 28 Jan 2018 14:08:44 GMT

My first sorta finished map with watercolours, but certainly not my first try! Anyway, I used the same setting as I did for the January Challenge,...

Inclusion of Legends/Icons?

Sat, 27 Jan 2018 19:15:50 GMT

I'm working on updating one of my city maps in GIMP from a hand-drawn graph paper version and ran into a bit of an issue. The hand-drawn version has...

D&D campaign first region and city map

Fri, 26 Jan 2018 23:51:33 GMT

Hi, I started running a D&D campaign for a few of my university friends at the beginning of this semester. Not the semester is coming to an end...

Nib Holder.....

Wed, 24 Jan 2018 04:47:17 GMT

I hope I have this posted in the right place. I didn't see anything specifically for tools. Does anyone know where I can find some General Pencil...

Hand Drafting

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 22:02:07 GMT

Is there a section of the site devoted to Hand Drawing maps? I'm new and can't find much that doesn't involve the use of computer software.

Ignazio Danti

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 18:40:28 GMT

Hi, I have no idea if this is the done thing or not, but I recently visited the Vatican Museum, and walked along the Gallery of Maps - a 120 m long...

A Few Unfinished Maps (Eidras, Idraas, Pulwava)

Thu, 04 Jan 2018 02:43:10 GMT

A Few unfinished maps, that I decided to stop working on, or made a blunder on. I thought I would share because I still like them anyway. Tell me if...

Hand-drawn maps: just scan them or retrace them?

Fri, 22 Dec 2017 12:51:33 GMT

Hello, fellow ladies and gentlemen, I've recently started to make use of downtimes at work by drawing maps for fun and practice. Now my question...