View Full Version : Longpass Keep
05-29-2010, 05:20 PM
This is a piece I started a long while back in MS Paint; recently I added some textures in GIMP and have been playing around with ideas for a background for it. It isn't yet done, and sometimes I think it never really will be (still undecided as to where I am going to go with the rooftops). Enjoy!
05-30-2010, 05:31 AM
Looks pretty nice. You should avoid posting .bmp pictures here though. Save as a .png or .jpg before uploading, so that we can view it in the browser.
For the background you could make a large layer, fill it with a "ground" style texture, shear it, and place it under the keep. As for the tower roofs, you could add some texture overlays and place banners on flagpoles on the tops.
05-30-2010, 08:13 AM
05-31-2010, 06:25 AM
Hey, that's pretty sweet. And the layout is logical from a defense standpoint too - something you don't always see in fantasy castles.
06-30-2010, 07:27 PM
Thanks -- and I appreciate your comment Diamond; I always try to go for realism when it comes to fortifications, so thanks for noticing!
06-30-2010, 08:07 PM
That's a really awesome castle! I'm very impressed with the 3D effect, especially since you achieved it in Paint :)
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