Final Project

After endless modifications, I am finished with my project.  I hope you enjoy it!  Manakin Revised

Final Project

After endless modifications, I am finished with my project.  I hope you enjoy it!  Manakin Revised

Final Project First Draft

Well, much like my quick post from earlier this week, the project went together much faster once I purchased Ortelius. It made constructing maps very easy and straightforward. I was also able to rework my Sketchup skills with a more

Final Project First Draft

Well, much like my quick post from earlier this week, the project went together much faster once I purchased Ortelius. It made constructing maps very easy and straightforward. I was also able to rework my Sketchup skills with a more

Ortelius is the best program ever

So after 2 weeks of struggling in Illustrator to try to make an outline of that complex long plot system, I took the plunge and purchased Ortelius. Wow. It only took me a few hours to complete what has (unsuccessfully)

Ortelius is the best program ever

So after 2 weeks of struggling in Illustrator to try to make an outline of that complex long plot system, I took the plunge and purchased Ortelius. Wow. It only took me a few hours to complete what has (unsuccessfully)

Dan vs. Google Sketchup

Well, here is my 3D Reconstruction project. After trying numerous different images to draw, trying to find many real (and somewhat fictional) maps, I settled on a guest house that existed on an estate near Manakin Town. I found the

Dan vs. Google Sketchup

Well, here is my 3D Reconstruction project. After trying numerous different images to draw, trying to find many real (and somewhat fictional) maps, I settled on a guest house that existed on an estate near Manakin Town. I found the

Just my Imagination

I think that the power of the maps as tools became a bit fuzzy, so to speak, during this week’s readings. The Harmon book wasn’t quite as useful for what I am hoping to produce as my final project, as

Just my Imagination

I think that the power of the maps as tools became a bit fuzzy, so to speak, during this week’s readings. The Harmon book wasn’t quite as useful for what I am hoping to produce as my final project, as

Comments for 10.28

This week I commented on Cara’s post concerning the way we form our national identities through maps, especially in the age of GPS units, and on Alisa’s blog about the notions of exploration and the formation of identity through our

Comments for 10.28

This week I commented on Cara’s post concerning the way we form our national identities through maps, especially in the age of GPS units, and on Alisa’s blog about the notions of exploration and the formation of identity through our

Changing Motivations and Perspectives.

Cartography in the 20th century sure took a sharp turn, didn’t it? The Risk board game map sure doesn’t apply anymore, rather than what we were reading about the 19th century. Not only were multiple and innovative perspectives created, but

Changing Motivations and Perspectives.

Cartography in the 20th century sure took a sharp turn, didn’t it? The Risk board game map sure doesn’t apply anymore, rather than what we were reading about the 19th century. Not only were multiple and innovative perspectives created, but