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Fantasy Map - Journal Tip In Page *edited

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Group:Bug and Mo's Art Guild
Swap Coordinator:piratecaptainmo (contact)
Swap categories: Art  Journals 
Number of people in swap:6
Location:International
Type:Type 3: Package or craft
Last day to signup/drop:February 15, 2012
Date items must be sent by:March 14, 2012
Number of swap partners:1
Description:

For this swap you will create a single journal page with a map of a fantasy world that you make up. If you want to incorporate bits of the real world, or reimagine it in a new way, that is ok too. It should be roughly 8 1/2" x 11", but if it isn't exactly perfect please be understanding. Rating should be based on the effort that your partner put into the finished piece. You do not have to distress it or make it look like a treasure map, but you certainly may.

It should be mailed in a large flat envie to avoid folding

The map must include:

1) a compass rose

2) a name or title for your world

3) at least 3 geographical landmarks - ie. river, mountains, lakes, mines, caves, beach, etc

4) towns/cities/regions/etc must be labled with names - (if you have any on your map)

5) It must be mailed in a protective plastic sleeve and it must be on a sturdy paper or have a sturdy backing slid behind it to keep it safe in the mail

If you need some help getting started then take a gander at this great tutorial on how to draw a fantasy maps that I found online

http://www.ehow.com/video4979307draw-original-fantasy-maps-fiction.html

If anything's unclear or if you have any questions please don't hesitate to ask :)

Discussion

Halogen 01/31/2012 #

I am SO excited for this!!!

piratecaptainmo 01/31/2012 #

@Halogen I was thinking of you when I made this swap :) I'm excited for it to, but I'm quite sure what direction I'm going in yet.

piratecaptainmo 02/ 2/2012 #

*not quite sure

snout 02/ 6/2012 #

Very excited about this! Watching for now, as I'm In the midst of switching jobs, so may not have time this round.

piratecaptainmo 02/ 6/2012 #

Well we can always do another in the future :)

snout 02/ 6/2012 #

@piratecaptainmo yes please!

Drakelientje 02/12/2012 #

OOohhh love this one, but I'm not sure I have enough time... So still watching for the moment, but loving the idea!

LindaD 02/14/2012 #

Oooh definitely joining this one, I love creating maps, lol!!!

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