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Jul. 10th, 2013 @ 07:03 pm Mapmaking course
Current Mood: optimisticoptimistic
I signed up for an online course through Coursera: Maps and the Geospatial Revolution. I have a keen interest in mapmaking, and while this is about presenting information in the form of maps, I think most of the skills and knowledge will transfer to fantasy mapmaking.
And if not? Well, at least I learned something!
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From:egraaf
Date:July 11th, 2013 07:12 am (UTC)
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You could try having a look at Mapnik, it is a rendering engine for maps. Amongst others Openstreetmaps can be rendered by it (from a database), but you could also render your own maps of course.

It take a bit of setting up, but I think it could be interesting for you.
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From:fub
Date:July 11th, 2013 03:52 pm (UTC)
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Interesting! Looks cool, I'll keep it in mind!
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