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Building maps often requires multiple software applications. In fact, I cannot recall a map that I’ve made in the last decade that did not include… Read More »Animated Flyover Map in ArcGIS Pro and Adobe After Effects
Last week marked Esri’s annual User Conference in San Diego, and what a conference it was! It’s always fun to see geospatial friends and meet… Read More »Reimagining the John Snow Cholera Map with Animation
In a few quick steps, you can give a circle-shaped vector path a 3D-rendered appearance in Adobe Illustrator. I’m a cartographer – I make maps.… Read More »3D Shading & Rendering in Illustrator: A Globe
By the time I publish this, I will have just finished presenting at the 40th annual North American Cartographic Information Society (NACIS) conference. NACIS is… Read More »A Glimpse of the USPS Landscape with Maps