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Last update:
2/19/2009

TIBOR G. TÓTH

Tibor Toth

Tibor G. Tóth born (1937) and raised in Hungary has more than forty years of pencil, airbrush, acrylic, and digital relief experience. He is the owner of "Tóth Graphix" cartographic art studio. After an eighteen-month cartographic training program in Budapest, starting in 1957 he worked at Freytag-Berndt und Artaria, American Geographical Society, and the National Geographic Society.

In 1986 he successfully moved on to doing free-lance work, producing (planimetric as well as oblique) conventional and digital relief art for various companies around the world. Additional information about Tibor Tóth's background is written in the paper "From sandbox to cartographic artist".
Mount Kennedy by Tibor Toth

"Mount Kennedy" pencil relief by Tibor Tóth. Original 61x45cm, 1:31,680. This relief painting was the first Swiss style relief attempt at National Geographic Society. The map was published in 1968.

Moon relief by Tibor Toth

"Moon relief" (section), airbrush painting by Tibor Tóth.


The Moon relief was painted on Cronaflex in 1968, and the map was published shortly before the July 20, 1969 Apollo 11 Mission landing on the Moon.

Each of the two halves near and far sides of the Moon are 47cm (18.5 inches) diagonally across. The mean scale is 1:11,620,000.


Further remarkable examples of Tibor Tóth reliefs:
Relief maps and globe paintings.
"Arctic Ocean"
"Hispaniola"

References:
Tóth Graphix Blog.
Paper "Accidental cARTographer" by Tibor Tóth.
Presentation by Tibor Tóth – Mountain Cartography Workshop in Lenk, 2008.