Napoleon’s march in 3d

minard1xI’ve been thinking about¬†creating a 3D model of Minard’s famous chart depicting Napoleon’s 1812 invasion of Russia for quite a while. I finally gave it a shot over the weekend.

I could not be happier with the results. The first person I showed the model to said that she¬†never really understood what Minard’s chart was showing until she saw it in 3D. Continue reading