Cartographic Design in QGIS
Making attractive maps is always a challenge, and a bit of art.
Inkscape to design custom vector Map symbols
QGIS to compose the Cartographic Map
GIMP (a photoshop alternative) to refine and finish-design the map composition.
Greetings from your personal virtual instructorFREE PREVIEW
Lesson 1: Course OverviewFREE PREVIEW
Lesson 2: Cartographic Design
Lesson 3: About QGIS
Lesson 4: Introduction to Cartography DesignFREE PREVIEW
Lesson 5: Taxonomy and Types of Maps
Lesson 6: Design Principles
Lesson 7: Planar and hierarchical organization
Lesson 8: Map Making Checklist
Lesson 9: Map Symbols
Lesson 10: Visual Variables
Lesson 11: Color Principles
Lesson 12: Six properties to consider
Lesson 13: General Guidelines
Data for the two exercises
Lesson 14: Ex.1 - Create beautiful maps using open-source free software
Lesson 15: Ex. 2 - Making a Map (QGIS 3)
Discussion with your personal virtual instructor
Map elements & Design Principles
Map aesthetics and Typography
Gain the basic knowledge of Cartographic Design
Learn the main Design Principles on Map-making
Hands-on session: Produce maps using open-source software
Practice on Map making and Create efficient Maps
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