This week is a series of five posts about Mirelyn’s Skyrealm – a map I drew at the beginning of December as part of a cartographic challenge. The challenge was to draw a map of a “floating island” and the map that will unfold over this week was the result. I don’t normally give a lot of work-in-progress material for my pieces, so I’ll discuss what I did as I went along for this one.
After Miska’s Mapvember challenge, I found that I had really enjoyed the push to draw something every single day – and the added challenge / booster of a theme for each map that I drew. So I picked up another challenge.
The challenge was to draw a “floating island” or “flying island” – it immediately brought to mind the map I had drawn of Lino’s Islands in the Sky after reading the Skyrealms of Jorune…
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