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Hi people,

I'm new with maps.

 

How to create in illustrator a map that shows the outline of the continents in black (no geographical boundries).

and inside the land mass, place the rivers and lakes of the world in blue.



example..

http://www.mapsofwor...-river-map.html



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Hi - you should try to acquire some stock vector (editable in Illustrator) map image that you can work with, search around, there are plenty of options: free, cheap and expensive!


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hi Frax, thanks for the reply. 

 

I'm searching, find some maps but without rivers. I try to draw it in illustrator just with the pen tool, bu it looks horrible! :)

 

I don't now what  you mean by the stock vectors, how to use that...



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Try this site: http://www.mapresour...CFScS7AodIkkARQ

 

If you are using Illustrator CS5 or 6, the Stroke panel has a really great feature that lets you apply a taper to a stroke - great for streams.






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