By Ruth Rowland​​​​​​​
I was excited to be asked by Interstate Creative Partners to contribute to the Volkswagen Motorsport WRC 2015 Calendar. 
Much more than a simple calendar, this wall book gives a real insight into the WRC event, combining beautiful imagery with 'behind the scenes’ stories told by the team, from board members to chief mechanics. Héléna El Mokni provides photographs for each month, capturing a dynamic moment in the featured race. 
I was asked to draw a set of 13 maps of the season's rallies to be printed on overlay sheets. These line drawings, titles and map keys were fitted around the focal point of the photography, half-seen through the translucent paper.  The hand-crafted maps add to the deluxe quality of the book with loose line work specifically developed to reflect the excitement and energy of the event.
This large format, much-coveted wall book (some signed by the Polo driver crews) is a limited edition and has been very well received by Volkswagen sponsors, employees and members of the motorsport industry.

Volkswagen Rally Map: Mexico

Volkswagen Rally Map: Deutschland

Volkswagen Rally Map: Argentina

Volkswagen Rally Map: Monte Carlo

Volkswagen Rally Map: De Espana

Volkswagen Rally Map: Sweden

If you'd like to see more illustrated maps, you'll find them in the dedicated folder in the menu above or to see another simple line map, take a look at this one of Paris for Delta Sky  Magazine.

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