I googled "ascension style map" and came up with a few links for you:
Cartographers' Guild - [Award Winner] My atlas style in PS
Ascension's Atlas Style Tutorial - Revised Presentation + Actions
I can't speak for him, but it's possible Ascension is still around. He's still a Community Leader in the guild. It appears that he hasn't posted in a while, but he may still be checking out posts in the forums.