Cartographer's Annual 2009

The Cartographer’s Annual Vol 3

Ornamented Map

June ’09

Do you need some nice ornamentation for your maps? You found some beautiful illumination fonts and want to use them with the same ease and precision as CC3 symbols? Look no further. Master mapper Allyn Bowker tells you how to do import clipart and symbol fonts into CC3 as symbol catalogs.

Converted Font

The application possibilities of this method are boundless. Many symbol fonts are available on the web, from highly ornamented decorative letters to science fiction symbols. All these can be made into CC3 vector symbols for use in your own maps.

The tool pack Ornamentation includes

  • 1 example map, 1 example catalog thumbnail file
  • 1 4-page mapping guide
  • 1 new template
  • 2 example symbol catalogs containing a total of 286 symbols
  • 5 TrueType Fonts