View Full Version : Turning Maps into Globes in GIMP
10-11-2011, 03:54 PM
While working on my World Map of Eriond a while back I discovered that the GIMP "Map Object" feature was a nifty tool for turning a two dimensional world map into a globe. Since several others here were interested in doing this with their maps as well, I thought I'd post this quick walk through on the process. Hope you enjoy.
I know that icosohedron had done a similar tutorial (http://www.cartographersguild.com/showthread.php?7700-Rookies-Guide-to-Planets-in-Gimp) back in 2009 (looks like 2 years ago to the month!).
Your is quite clean, and a PDF though, so kudos!
10-15-2011, 08:09 AM
Thanks for pointing this out Rob, I wasn't aware of it before.
Checking your stats, Arsheesh it looks like this was right around your join date, so you probably never saw it!
It's sometimes interesting to dig through the "old stuff" here on the site, I sometimes forget what has already been posted, even!
03-29-2013, 09:35 AM
One of the reasons I joined Cartographer's Guild was to ask about this specific thing. So glad I found this!
03-30-2013, 08:16 PM
Glad to here it Djaii, and welcome to the Guild!
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