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Halo of Gnats
10-23-2010, 02:54 AM
Hello All,

Okay, I am trying RobA's Gimp Artistic Regional RPG Map tutortial.
I'm attempting to create a district in a city, where a river that runs through the middle
of the whole city, braids in this section. My goal is to complete the water, then
add in the city over the land areas.

As you can see, the land is not bad, but the something happened during the river section
(or sea as the tutorial labels it).

Any suggestions as to where the water went wrong? Thank you.


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Namasté,
~Tim

Aval Penworth
10-23-2010, 04:24 AM
Hmmm, seems that the highlight on the water is too strong. Are you able to post the layer effect settings you are using? The bevel seems to be up rather than down?

Halo of Gnats
10-24-2010, 02:21 AM
Hi Aval,

Forgive my noob-ness, but do you mean a screenshot?

~Tim

Aval Penworth
10-24-2010, 03:41 AM
Yeah a screenshot of each effect would be good.

Halo of Gnats
10-25-2010, 12:04 AM
Aval, et. al

Sorry for the tardy delay. Spent the day studying for a test tomorrow.

Attached (I believe) in order are the first four screenshots in order of adding each layer.
I will add a couple more in the next post.

Thank you for your time and any insight offered.

Namasté,
~Tim

Halo of Gnats
10-25-2010, 12:07 AM
Part two of screenshots.

Unfortunately, the fifth shot uploaded jumbled and I cannot figure out how to delete without
allowing the 1 hour time limit expire.

Hopefully this will be enough. The rest of the layers are only land and dirt based.

Thanks again.

Namasté
~Tim

Aval Penworth
10-25-2010, 12:09 AM
Can you show us the "settings" for the effects that you have applied to get the gloss and bevel effect on the water?

Err... I didn't realise how different the GIMP interface is to PS. Maybe a GIMP user will be able to help you better.

Halo of Gnats
10-25-2010, 12:15 AM
Hi Aval,

I'm sorry, but what exactly are the "settings"?

Namasté,
~Tim

Aval Penworth
10-25-2010, 04:00 AM
Hi Aval,

I'm sorry, but what exactly are the "settings"?

Namasté,
~Tim

In GIMP do you have control panels where you set things like what colour your "outer glow" is or perhaps how high the bevel is, or % highlight opacity etc?

Like this in Photoshop 6;

RobA
10-25-2010, 04:12 PM
No, Aval, there are no layer effects in Gimp.

The thing that looks like a bevel glow is the water effect using the displace filter - it look slike it was only run once, rather than twice with opposite signs as per the tutorial.

-Rob A>

Halo of Gnats
10-25-2010, 04:43 PM
No, Aval, there are no layer effects in Gimp.

The thing that looks like a bevel glow is the water effect using the displace filter - it look slike it was only run once, rather than twice with opposite signs as per the tutorial.

-Rob A>

Hi RobA,

That's what I did wrong. I'm on it. Thank you RobA!!!

Namasté,
~Tim