Azanthea

Maps & Illustration

It cannot be denied: everyone loves a good map. And maps are what Lizard Ink Studio is known for--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 in classic black and white, resplendent color, or something in between, our maps not only make stunning additions to your book, they are also unique works of art that you can offer to readers as purchase incentives or gestures of appreciation. Or go one step further and print a gorgeous, oversized map to frame and hang on your wall, a constant portal into the worlds of your imagination.

Packages & pricing

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BLACK & WHITE

  • Continent/World/Regional Map

  • Sized for your novel, up to 9x12"

  • Black and white

  • Simple border

  • Simple icons

From:

$499

Add ons

Illustrated border +$100

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 for your novel, up to 9x12"

  • Full color

  • Simple border

  • Simple icons

From:

$699

Add ons

Illustrated border +$150

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 +$100

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

ILLUSTRATION

Chapter Headings

$100/per unique illustration

Title Page Art

(single page)

$199

Title Page Art

(double page)

$299

Page Border

$99/per unique illustration

Full Single Page Illustration

(black & white)

$299

Full Double Page Illustration

$499

Character Art

(shoulders up)

$299

(full body)

$399

(full body w/background)

$499

Don't see what you need?
Contact us with your unique illustration request and we will send you a custom quote for your project.

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We 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 us for an estimated turnaround time for your project.

Mapmaking Process

1

After choosing your package and agreeing to the terms & conditions, please contact us to place your order. Maps take several weeks to complete and we are 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.

2

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

3

We'll send you a first sketch for your feedback and approval, then move on to the next draft. Throughout the illustration process, we 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 we will deliver the final map to you.

Ready to get started?

Azanthea

Your books are awesome.
They deserve to look awesome.

Let the Lizard help.

Your books are awesome.
They deserve to look awesome.

Let the Lizard help.