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John Stevenson
Artist | Professional
United States
Mapmaker, illustrator, and imaginer of worlds
Illustration and Cartography by J.Stevenson
If you enjoy my work, consider donating a Kofi
Or joining me on Patreon

I have a passion for maps and architecture, objects and scenes.
I also enjoy creating icons, logos, and custom lettering.

I love envisioning terrains and locations, buildings and vegetation; all of the little details that create that ineffable sense of place, the things that make it real for the viewer. I am all about imagining better worlds.

If you're interested in working together, feel free to email me at and let me know more about the project you would like to work on. My work can be seen at these links....
Cartographers Guild
Red Bubble shop
and now...

And if you are interested in getting prints, I opened an INPRNT shop for now.
I will add prints over time.
If you have an interest in a print that isn't available, let me know.
UPDATE - Odyssey of the Dragonlords is live on Kickstarter
Last year I had the pleasure of working with James Ohlen and Jesse Sky, both previously of Bioware.
James is well known for his work with the original Baldur's Gate rpg video games.
They retired from Bioware and started Arcanum Worlds, producing rpg content.

I did a number of maps for their new Odyssey campaign setting, which is inspired by ancient Greek myth.
I posted two of those maps so far - Estoria and Thylea [Odyssey of the Dragonlords].
Those were released in a free players guide.
Now the kickstarter is running for the campaign book. Go check it out on Kickstarter.

Dragonlords advert 2019 by SirInkman

I'm overdue for another feature and current events post.
We just finished up two big things over at the Cartographer's Guild.
We had another Commission a Guilder challenge. I had an entry there that I just posted here.
Kanoba by SirInkman

It didn't win, but was a fun one to work on. The incredible MistyBeee :iconmistybeee: won with a great piece.
Go check out her gallery to check that one out. We also just finished up the Atlas Awards.
There were so many awesome maps in the running. It was hard to vote.
I managed to grab one in a tie with another splendid map for the Most Creative category.
So the Islands of the Sleepy Dragon won an Atlas. :D I love that map.
Islands of the Sleepy Dragon by SirInkman

Beyond that, I've been working on expanding the world of Nhyn. I've gotten more done on the world map and general layout.
I'm working on tying in some of the smaller locations into that larger world.

I've also been working on the Withering story and associated art stuff for a while.
You can see more of that and read the first two parts of the story over on the blog,

To start the features, I'm just throwing in some random favorites, then back to maps. Enjoy :)
I'll start with a few from Emma :iconemmalazauski:, she makes such awesome stuff. And one from MistyBeee.
And others, in no particular order...

Now for some maps... again, in no particular order...
The Straits of Qalimbar by Caenwyr City of Stoneport by Ashlerb Erithar by Tangaboa