|Enchanted Images Art
These fantasy maps are based on real historical maps from around the world.
My maps are hand drawn in ink and pencil on pre-treated parchment paper, tracing
certain sections for accuracy, then hand-painted using a watercolor dry-brush technique.
When this is all dry I then flatten the map by pressing it under 20-30 lb weights for a few
Then the sheet is carefully ironed between sheets of thin cloth..
Once this is finished I can make any final drawing or painting touch ups.
Then I carefully burn the edges over a big basin of water and remove the charred bits
and ashes. The map is then again cleaned and pressed for a few more days.
Once finished I like to frame them in simple black and gold document frames that I have
"antiqued" a bit. This sounds simple but you have to have very good eye-sight and a lot
My new pirate ship was done in pencil then colored digitally in Photoshop.
|Map of the Uncharted World