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Troedel
09-12-2011, 05:30 PM
As Im not very good at drawing things by hand but absolutely love hand drawn maps I gave it a shot after reading this short post about I think one of torstans workflows. I also heeded Ascencions tip for taking a small canvas to try things out ( otherwise one maybe gets swamped ;) ). Im just at the begining to understand a few things about colours and brushes but wanted to share my first try.

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adunakhor
09-12-2011, 05:37 PM
It's very nice for a try! If you had not said that it's a try, I'd thought it's a nice map.

You should persevere! ;)

torstan
09-12-2011, 05:47 PM
That's very nice indeed. I agree with adunakhor - definitely worth pursuing!

Hugo Solis
09-12-2011, 06:03 PM
Looks very good! The color palette looks quite real as is non-digital. Gave me a D&D/AD&D flashback and all :)

Kelron
09-13-2011, 02:40 AM
Nice stuff, I wish I could draw that good ;)

ravells
09-13-2011, 10:11 AM
That looks fabulous! Lovely work!

Troedel
09-13-2011, 10:25 AM
OK. You got me. I will turn this into a little regional map, adding some cities and perhaps a few roads. Off to work with me and thanks for the encouragement!

Troedel
09-14-2011, 04:33 PM
So here is a little update, a city symbol and a namescroll, going to do more in that direction. It turns out nicer ( I prefer dark designs ) than I intended to but I will follow down this road ;)

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Coyotemax
09-15-2011, 03:01 AM
Awesome. Got me rethinking my whole style right now on the map i'm doing...

Troedel
09-16-2011, 04:33 PM
A little update on my experiment...Wizard Tower, roads, a border and a mine.
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Alex
09-16-2011, 09:52 PM
Very nice looking! I just adore it, especially the mountains and forest! Great job!

:)