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Creating worlds as unique as your imagination...

It cannot be denied: everyone loves a good map. And maps are what we do--detailed, sumptuous, bespoke illustrations that pull readers into your world. We take what you've imagined and make it real and we do it with style. Whether it's for your novel, your gaming group, a frame in your living room, a gift for a loved one... we are here to bring your imagination to life! 

In classic black and white to resplendent color, our maps not only make stunning additions to your book, game, or wall, they are also unique works of art that are totally custom drawn, by hand. We do not use map generators or cheap shortcuts! Every map is totally unique, created in close collaboration with our clients, and will be a timeless piece you will treasure forever.

***ALL MAPS COME WITH A NO-AI GUARANTEE! I do not use AI generated imagery in any pieces, at any stage of the process. Timelapse videos of map creation may be requested by the client for confirmation of this policy.

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PACKAGES & PRICING

*Prices apply to individuals requesting illustration services. Corporations, publishers, or other business entities may be given custom quotes upon request.
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BLACK & WHITE

  • Continent/World/Regional Map

  • Sized up to 9x12" (book sizes)

  • Black and white

  • Simple border

  • Simple icons

From:

$499*

Add ons

Illustrated border +$150

Illustrated icons +$75

Size upgrade:

Small Poster (11x17 ) +$100

Medium Poster (16x20) +$200

Large Poster (18x24) +$300

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COLOR

  • Continent/World/Regional Map

  • Sized up to 9x12" (book sized)

  • Full color

  • Simple border

  • Simple icons

From:

$699*

Add ons

Illustrated border +$200

Illustrated icons +$100

Size upgrade:

Small Poster (11x17) +$100

Medium Poster (16x20) +$200

Large Poster (18x24) +$300

 

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CITY

  • City/Town Map

  • Sized to fit your novel, up to 9" x 12"

  • Black and white

  • Simple border

  • Top-Down View (rooftops only)

From:

$799*

Add ons

Illustrated border +$200

Isometric view (side angle) +$300

Full color standard +$300

Full color poster $500

Small Poster (11x17) +$200

Medium Poster (16x20) +$300

Large Poster (18x24) +$400

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I take only a small number of map commissions each year; it is HIGHLY recommended that you book as early as possible to be sure you get a slot. Depending on the number of commissions ahead of you, turnaround time can vary from a few weeks to several months. Contact me for an estimated turnaround time for your project.

Map Consultation

$100

I offer map consultation services for anyone who has created a world that they would like critiqued. I will evaluate the plausibility of your geography, climate, coastlines, and other physical qualities, as well as the aesthetic elements of your world. Included in this evaluation is a written critique (1-2 pages). Use the contact form to book your consultation!

Mapmaking Process

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To begin work, I will need these things from you: 1) a rough sketch of your world, no matter how messy, is the most important resource I will use, 2) a written description of any elements not clear on the sketch, incl. climate info and architectural styles, 3) if intended for a novel: print specifications incl. trim, bleed, and gutter measurements.

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I'll send you a first sketch for your feedback and approval, then move on to the next draft. Throughout the illustration process, I will supply you with updates and questions, so that you have ample opportunity to request changes. When the final piece is approved, you will be charged the remainder of your fee, and I will deliver the final map to you.

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After choosing your package and agreeing to the terms & conditions, please contact me to place your order. Maps take several weeks to complete and I am usually booked out several months. It's important to book far in advance of your publication date to be sure the map is ready in time.Once you've paid 50% of the total price, your commission will be booked and mapmaking can begin.

 

Ready to get started?

Azanthea

Your books are awesome.
They deserve to look awesome.

Let the Lizard help.

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