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Thomas80
06-26-2010, 02:01 PM
Hi there.

I like roleplaying and fantasy for some years now. And I always loved drawing maps and simple (but not TOO simple) pictures of fantastic settings. And since I want to update my skills in picture manipulation and drawing, I decidet to try some computer-assisted map making right now.
I won't use them in my small project right now: I want to make a little "Worldbuilder Guidebook"-like source book for young storytellers. So I better use simple drawn maps there wich the reader can easily reproduce with just a pencil and some paper.
But maybe there will be use of my PC-maps too sometimes.

I'm looking forward to learn many new skills, exchange great ideas and to have a nice time with new friends and artists.

So long :)
Thomas

Katto
06-26-2010, 03:31 PM
Hallo Landsmann, welcome to the guild!
There are a lot of Gimp tutorials in the proper section. Search for a style you like and post your progress in the WIP section to get some critique. Looking forward to your first computer assisted map.

Steel General
06-26-2010, 08:29 PM
Welcome Aboard!

Mark Oliva
06-26-2010, 11:45 PM
Vom fränkischen Steigerwald, Willkommen und ein Gruß nach Thüringen.

(English: From the Franconian Steigerwald, welcome and greetings to Thuringia.)

Iapetus
06-27-2010, 03:13 AM
Welcome to the guild!

tilt
06-27-2010, 03:40 AM
welcome to the guild - look through our tutorials and post in the WIP section for help and critique... and we also love hand drawn maps :)

Thomas80
06-27-2010, 04:47 PM
Ah, I can not use my PC for the next weeks. But today I tried some tutorials and created my first coastline. Step for step I get some better understanding of my graphic tools. Thank you all for the greetings and the good tutorials :) As soon as I have created a full map, I will post it to recieve critic and help. Bye

NeonKnight
06-30-2010, 12:03 PM
Welcome to the Guild!

Immolate
07-01-2010, 10:19 PM
Hallo Thomas. Willkommen in der Gilde!