Cartography

Web Cartography: Designing Map Titles with Transparent Gradient Backgrounds

Web Cartography: Designing Map Titles with Transparent Gradient Backgrounds

In this video, I provide code and show you how to design floating DIVs that have transparent gradient backgrounds. This makes it appear as though your slippy map is dissolving underneath your title or legend. Files can be obtained at the Web Cartography Website: http://www.ian.muehlenhaus.com/webcar… under Book Resources. This video is a supplemental component to the textbook “Web Cartography: Map ...

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Adobe Photoshop for Cartographers and Mapmaking: Content-Aware Object Deletion

Adobe Photoshop for Cartographers and Mapmaking: Content-Aware Object Deletion

This tutorial shows you how to use Content-Aware deletions to eliminate unwanted objects from an image (in this example, eliminate cows from a field of grass) and make it appear that they were never there. This is very useful for creating textured swatches or large background images for maps. You can also use this tool to delete ex-significant others from ...

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Scale Matters : Maps and Scale Bars

Scale Matters : Maps and Scale Bars

Discover why and how scale matters in geography education, with real-world examples using fieldwork, GIS, and much more. This video discusses scale bars on maps and their implications and applications.

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