Map of the Hill

Map of the Hill - student project

A map of the real and unreal things that inspired my creativity as a kid.

Map of the Hill - image 1 - student project

I started with some notes on what I might want to represent in my map design:

Map of the Hill - image 2 - student project

Then I started designing the geography of my landscape:

Map of the Hill - image 3 - student project

Details details details:

Map of the Hill - image 4 - student project

The landscape is a mix of realistic and fantastic elements:

Map of the Hill - image 5 - student project

Texture makes the map feel like an artifact from another time and place:

Map of the Hill - image 6 - student project

Ira Marcks
Graphic Novelist
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