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NEW inner sea map.
colour mock-up of the new version of the Elyden Map
This is brilliant, I mean brilliant! Thanks for sharing it and inspiring!
This is an amazing map. I could pore over it for hours. Thank you.
Very exciting map. I love everything about this. I wish I could see how you made it. Is there specialized software involved or did you do this entirely freestyle in an app like Photoshop?
@T.A.Roe - it's just photoshop. the original map was drawn by hand on an A2-sized paper, and photographed and worked over, though i've changed the coastline and landmasses so many times it's only vaguely similar to the original.
Very intriguing. I like your artwork.