Heather Smith
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Heather is a cartographer and artist who mixes both practices to express and understand landscapes. She works as a product engineer at Esri, where she writes and edits lessons for the Learn ArcGIS website. View more of her work at www.heathergabrielsmith.ca

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Ice Road to Diamonds Part 3: Fade Effect

Fade out the background of your map to draw focus to the theme.

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Ice Road to Diamonds Part 2: Make a Custom Projection

Learn how to build a custom coordinate system in ArcGIS Pro.

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Ice Road to Diamonds Part 1: Prep Your Cartography Project

Download lots of data. Explore it. Thin it. Prepare to map.

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Explore Sustainable Development Goals in ArcGIS Pro

Map and explore global unemployment rates.

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Exaggerate your Perspective View

Use ArcGIS Pro to create dramatic perspective views of a landscape with vertical exaggeration.

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Take your map to the next cartographic level, Part 2

Some advanced tips, tricks and ideas to take your map to the next cartographic level.

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Take your map to the next cartographic level, Part 1

Some easy tips, tricks and ideas to take your map to the next cartographic level.

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Block-Print Maps Part III: Custom Fonts

Make a custom font for your maps and further customize it in ArcGIS Pro.

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Block-Print Maps Part I: Pixels to Grain

Use ArcGIS Pro to prepare a hand carved woodcut map.

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