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Last Build Date: Mon, 11 Dec 2017 02:27:28 GMT

 



Map a Children's Tree House/Fort

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 21:44:44 GMT

My best friend has a little girl who will be turning three this year. They just bought a new house that has a lot of great tree house/fort trees in...



Map from labels already placed...

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 02:53:40 GMT

I had this idea years ago and just remembered it and it was suggested that I post it, so.... Basically everyone starts with the base document......



Map a Shipwreck.

Wed, 29 Nov 2017 17:51:35 GMT

Option 1 I was thinking it would be fun to map a shipwreck. Like a ship got caught in a storm and when they wake up they are crashed on jagged...



Design and map a zombie fortress

Wed, 25 Oct 2017 16:42:55 GMT

Okay, this may just be me, but I spend a lot of my time thinking about zombie apocalypses. For this challenge suggestion, I have two variations to...



Do it like Tolkien

Sun, 15 Oct 2017 12:52:18 GMT

An easy challenge to describe - Make a regional map in the style that was made so famous by Tolkien - drawing mountains, rivers, lakes, roads etc...



Hand labelled map

Sun, 15 Oct 2017 12:23:05 GMT

We are all so used to adding text using some very powerful software tools - tools that can curve the text, tilt it, make it three dimensional, colour...



Map every day

Fri, 13 Oct 2017 16:20:34 GMT

So, at the moment I'm doing Inktober, and I've heard some people around the Guild talk about Mapvember. The idea behind this challenge is simple:...



Finish what someone else started

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 23:45:39 GMT

This will take some thought and may possibly be another 2 monther. The participants each start a map and work on it for a given period. Then, what...



Do a map using only the provided elements

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 18:26:51 GMT

You start with a basic shape - coastline, town, dungeon, or whatever. Then you have a selection of icons for various things - buildings, castles,...



A festive banner

Sun, 08 Oct 2017 10:17:16 GMT

Not necessarily map related so maybe this is off topic but as there are some great creative artists frequenting this site how about a contest to...



It started with a letter...

Sat, 02 Sep 2017 18:07:15 GMT

That's it, a map that began with a letter. There are two options, free choice or Community Leaders choose the theme of the letter contents. The...



Map a mysterious entrance!

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 18:24:19 GMT

Create a map around a mysterious entrance. :) Like a village having this ancient door in nearby woods. Or a city built to protect a door that...



Mapping cliches

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 07:38:09 GMT

This was inspired by Azelor's February challenge entry, The Twilight Zone (https://www.cartographersguild.com/showthread.php?t=38882), that was...