Illustrated Map of Shropshire County, UK
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This is a personal project which I have been working on recently – an illustrated map of Shropshire, the county I now call home.

I love exploring the rolling green landscapes and learning about the fascinating historical heritage of the county, so I felt drawn to create an illustration celebrating it! I wanted to strike a balance between decorative and informative, so I have tried to place objects and locations on the map as accurately as possible. Featured are a number of local landmarks, wildlife, activities, historical events, folklore and even notable Shropshire resident Charles Darwin, who was born in Shrewsbury.

Gemma Gould

Gemma Gould is a British illustrator, based in the beautiful Shropshire countryside. Drawing inspiration from traditional printmaking techniques, she combines vibrant geometric sha… Show more.

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Gemma was, from the get-go, a pleasure to work with. Her illustrations are eye-catching, authentic and very thoughtfully designed. She knew immediately what my team were looking for when I came to her with an idea regarding our online magazine - she delivered exactly that and more!
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