Illustrating Your Own Map for Writers & Gamers
This analog drawing class will take you through the steps of designing your own map for use in creating your own world or in running games.
Ana Maria Selvaggio
196 total reviews for this teacher
139 reviews for this class
Completed by 603 learners
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Twice per week
over 1 week
learners per class
per learner - per class
How does a “Multi-Day” course work?
Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries
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This class meets twice for an hour and goes over the basics of map creation based on terrain and characters. Two downloadable mini guides are provided that cover drawing a variety of map elements. During the scheduled class time, we will: + Learn the basic elements of a map and how to define terrain. + Learn how to draw various styles of mountains, water sources, structures, and other map elements. + Learn how to create your own unique symbols. + Learn how to visualize your world as if you...
Having been a fiction writer for 33 years now, I love creating worlds from the ground up. As a professional illustrator, having the ability to actual see the layout for what I’ve created adds depth and makes my story richer. I can see my protagonist’s path, the road blocks they have to overcome, places to hide or for the perfect ambush, long traveled roads and new paths blazed. The more senses you can involve in a story, the deeper your reader is immersed, and I’m always up for a good adventure!
Pencil Paper Sketchbook Ruler
2 hours per week in class, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.
I’m a mom myself so I am sensitive to keeping things mainstream and kid-friendly. I’ll use examples of other world maps, fictional and real, but there is no mature content.
Ana Maria Selvaggio
Living a Creative-Driven Life
🇺🇸Lives in the United States
196 total reviews
260 completed classes
My everyday is a very eclectic, creatively driven, digitally-analog life. I have a passion for collecting joy and putting more beauty out into the world my daughter is growing up in. I've been a working illustrator, writer, and designer (graphic,...