August 10, 2010 in Illustration (E)
[prMac.com] Indianapolis, Indiana - Cartography software provider Mapdiva today announced the availability of 10 groups of hill and mountain symbols for graphic designers and mapmakers of all experience to easily create maps for websites, magazines, books, and brochures. The Hills & Mountains Collection was created by Mapdiva's design team to allow users to illustrate pictorial-styled landscapes and terrain and choose from a wide variety of map styles for a professional and attractive look.
Symbols can also easily be customized thanks to Ortelius' Style Inspector and integrated Apple(R) Mac OS(R) color picker. Featuring 10 awesome groups of hill and mountain map symbols - 126 in all - the Hills & Mountains Collection includes an astonishing array of editable vector map symbols modeled after great classic cartographers such as Erwin Raisz and Abraham Ortelius, and distinguished calligrapher Heather Child. No matter what look you're after, this collection is sure to deliver and inspire - including gentle hills & mountains, high and steep, hummocks & sugar-loafs, Ortelius-style hills & mountains, rolling hills & downs, rough hills, volcanoes, western and arid, and wispy mountains. The Hills & Mountains Collection is easily imported into Ortelius' new professional-level Library Manager.
To view the Hills & Mountains map symbol collection and get started creating your own personalized maps, please visit the Mapdiva website.
About Ortelius - Mac OS Cartography Software:
Ortelius is a vector map illustration and editing application which focuses on cartography and graphics for publication and presentation. It is used by graphic designers, authors, researchers, and educators around the world for creating scaled drawings, plans, and custom maps. Ortelius is made exclusively for Mac OS X (available for $99 USD). A free trial is available from the Mapdiva website.
Mapdiva makes mapping easier. Founded in 2008, Mapdiva, LLC offers creative mapping software for Mac OS. Mapdiva, LLC has offices in Indianapolis, IN USA and Armidale, NSW Australia. Ortelius is a Registered Trademark of Mapdiva, LLC. Apple and Mac OS are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.