The Stamen Design Watercolor Map applies raster effect area washes and organic edges over a paper texture to create an effect reminiscent of hand-drawn maps. Created with OpenStreetMap data and published as a map service for use as an alternative basemap in ArcGIS Online. For more information about the innovative work of Stamen Design in San Francisco, visit stamen.com.
The work of a number of Esri cartographers is featured. Thanks to Kenneth Field, Andrew Skinner, Damien Saunder, Wesley Jones, Michael Dangermond, Jim Herries, Charlie Frye, Owen Evans, and Richie Carmichael.
The Learn ArcGIS team is Aileen Buckley, Bradley Wertman, Christian Harder, John Berry, Kevin Butler, Kyle Bauer, Nancy Morales, and Tim Ormsby.
Special thanks to Catherine Ortiz, Tammy Johnson, Kelley McKasy, Stefanie Tieman, Gisele Mounzer, Patty McGray, and Cliff Crabbe for their support throughout the project; to Brian Sims and Craig McCabe for their advice and input; and to Joseph Kerski, Deane Kensok, Sean Breyer, Adam Mollenkopf, Adam Buchholz, Jessica Wyland, and Jennifer Bell.
Finally, thanks to the worldwide GIS user community for doing amazing work with ArcGIS technology.