In 1963, Jerry Gretzinger began doodling, a rectangle with a crosshatch that looked like a top down view of a housing plan.   Then he began expanding it until he created an entire fantasy world, composed of nothing but hand-painted maps he has created for no reason at all, other than loving it.

It's alive to him, it changes.

See this amazing story and you'll be wondering just like we all are; "Will Ukrainia be saved?"