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Hello CartoTalkers, we've posted a new tutorial showing how to apply styles for waterlining, coastal vignette, waterline wash, and various shadow effects to coastlines in Ortelius. Coastal effects can add interest and texture to your map of land, water, and island areas. These effects help develop a visual hierarchy between land and water areas, an important cartographic principle providing clear separation and focus to the land areas. In addition, such effects lend to the overall style of your map design whether contemporary or historic in nature. Here's how…
Jill Saligoe-Simmel
Ortelius™ – map illustration software for Mac OS X
www.mapdiva.com




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