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This Graphics village pump aims to be technical support forum for all the local Labs, graphists (graphic artists), and volunteers interested in graphic works, and is a page where graphists and users from all the Labs can talk about graphics, tutorials, graphic software, help to build new Graphic Labs, etc. Also for exchanging opinions, ideas, protocols, and ways of improvement.

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Improved version of picture cannot be uploaded[edit]

Picture source= has a wrong caption (not the facade is shown, the facade is farther at right). The perspective falls. So I corrected that and wanted to upload the corrected image. I couldn’t, as in form the license could not be entered, but had to. Have a look at my picture here: follows a link to a picture in one of my Google photo albums. Your spam filter blocks it, sorry! Write me directly please … – Fritz@Joern.De / Fritz Jörn (talk) 15:09, 14 April 2020 (UTC)

transit map[edit]

File:Rapid transit map of Mumbai.jpg How to make maps like this? Can anyone provide any tutorials? ArnabSaha (talk) 10:24, 19 April 2020 (UTC)

@ArnabSaha: Are you familar with this version File:Mumbai Metropolitan Railway Schematic Map (simplified).svg? For a tutorial use w:Wikipedia:Graphics Lab/Resources/Draw topological maps. If you have completed your work, then it may be posted at Rapid transit#Mumbai / मुम्बई. Enjoy! - DutchTreat (talk) 17:35, 10 May 2020 (UTC)
Hi @DutchTreat:. I make maps for Kolkata. And I wanted to make something like like this or this for Kolkata. But, I want to know how to get the background map. All the maps I created have white backgrounds. And I couldnt find anything like this here- w:Wikipedia:Graphics Lab/Resources/Draw topological maps. ArnabSaha (talk) 15:29, 12 May 2020 (UTC)
@ArnabSaha: That helps me better understand your request. You are looking to add a background to your transit map for Kolkata using the style from Mumbai maps. Adding a background like one of your two examples is an advanced skill. There are a few techniques and tools that I would recommend.
The first example uses the Hertz-style originally from the w:New York City Subway map. To achieve this look, you may try using a vector tool like Inkscape and following the Level 1 Tutorial media:Tutorial-cartography_(basic).svg to do layering, found at w:Wikipedia:Graphics Lab/Resources/Tutorials.
The second example can be achieved using QGIS and OpenStreetMap (OSM) tiles. There are Level 2 tutorials at w:Wikipedia:Graphics Lab/Resources/Tutorials. Find many more tutorials from other sites like
Enjoy learning some new skills! - DutchTreat (talk) 16:32, 13 May 2020 (UTC)
fixed typo - DutchTreat (talk) 16:35, 13 May 2020 (UTC)
DutchTreat thanks a lot for helping. ArnabSaha (talk) 19:18, 13 May 2020 (UTC)