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HeadClot
02-04-2011, 04:29 PM
Ok,

I am looking for a Tutorial on how to make Star/Galaxy Maps in Photo-shop CS5.

Primarily

ones that look like this

HomeWorld Star Map (http://fc01.deviantart.com/fs30/f/2008/052/4/c/Map_of_the_Homeworld_Universe_by_Norsehound.png)

Star Trek Galaxy Map (http://www.freewebs.com/uss_sequoyah_reference/map.jpg)

If some one could point me in the Right direction it would save me allot of Time going in the Wrong Direction...

Thanks,

Ben

professorthunder
02-04-2011, 07:48 PM
I think that would work better with Inkscape or Illustrator. You could do it in Photoshop with some layer-styles though. A tip on the regions: for each region, create a layer as a colored mass on that layer (1 layer for each region). Then set the layer transparency to something like 70% and add in a "stroke" layer style a few pixels wide of the same or a complementary color.

HeadClot
02-04-2011, 10:03 PM
I think that would work better with Inkscape or Illustrator. You could do it in Photoshop with some layer-styles though. A tip on the regions: for each region, create a layer as a colored mass on that layer (1 layer for each region). Then set the layer transparency to something like 70% and add in a "stroke" layer style a few pixels wide of the same or a complementary color.

Hey Thanks,

You Helped me out Allot just by saying those few things :)

professorthunder
02-04-2011, 11:54 PM
Hey, great! Let us see how it turns out!