Heather Smith

Heather is a cartographer and artist who mixes both practices to express and understand landscapes. She writes and edits lessons for the Learn ArcGIS website. View more of her work at www.heathergabrielsmith.ca

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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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Define Projection or Project?

The Define Projection tool and Project tool are often confused. Learn how to properly use them to fix your data.

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Visualize and analyze real time data in ArcGIS Pro 2.2 with stream layers

ArcGIS Pro introduced stream layer to allow users visualize and analyze data or events at real time.

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Tough Cartography

Learn how to imitate cartography from the early twentieth century in order to make a map tough enough to pass the photocopy-test.

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A Little Population Atlas

Learn how to make a small population atlas using ArcGIS Pro.

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ArcGIS Pro: The many ways to symbolize by size

Learn about the different options available in ArcGIS Pro for symbolizing by size.

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Untangling interchanges with Symbol layer drawing

Use Symbol layer drawing in ArcGIS Pro to untangle complicated highway interchanges and display them in their correct overlapping order.

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Hand drawn terrain

Add your own hand-drawn terrain to an otherwise digitally-drawn map in ArcGIS Pro.

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