Southlands


Cartography

Several years ago I made a map of Siwal for Kobold Press. As of a couple weeks ago, their new book Southlands was very, very successfully kickstarted. This book expands upon the realm surrounding Siwal, encompassing savannas, jungles, deserts, and more. I’m excited to say that I’ve been asked to contribute at least three more maps […]

October 31, 2014

Dyson Logos


Cartography, Role-Playing Games

Check out Dyson’s Dodecahedron, a blog with some very cool map content. I’m particularly inspired by his mini-dungeon maps. I’d like to see if I can do a similar thing, filling a Field Notes grid notebook in a couple weeks of lunches.

October 29, 2013

Poetry and Maps


Artwork, Cartography, Graduate School, Showings

Collaborative show with Portland poet and all-around awesomeness Coleman Stevenson. The project was to explore the relationship between poetry and cartography, and how they can relate — how poems can be mapped, and maps can be poemed. There were several pieces, but these two were my favorites.  

September 13, 2013

Maps and Realism


Cartography, External

This is a surprisingly interesting article on the role of realism in maps, from the standpoint of the US National Park Service. I approve. Getting Real: Reflecting on the New Look of National Park Service Maps

March 5, 2013

Maillon


Cartography, Essay, Photoshop, Role-Playing Games

So I was involved with the creation of the Midgard fantasy setting from Kobold Enterprises. It was really cool to be involved. I’m continuing with the project by making some maps of specific areas and locations in the world. This is the first one, a town called “Maillon”.I wanted to give a brief overview of […]

January 29, 2013