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Jacktannery
10-13-2012, 12:24 PM
I made this simple two-floor tower for Rossic (here http://www.cartographersguild.com/mapmaking-requests-archive/19358-please-i-need-2-floor-tower.html). Rossic is using it in a free pdf adventure (hopefully he'll post a link here someday.

The brief:
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I tried to give the impression of the tower constructed out of a bedrock outcrop extending over the water, but I don't think I succeeded very well. Nevertheless posting it here in case anyone has any further use for it.

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arsheesh
10-15-2012, 07:20 AM
That turned out really nice. I take it that the increasing blurriness in the second and third maps are supposed to represent higher elevation? If so, I think perhaps a more effective technique would be to create a wider land/sea base to begin with and just scale that layer incrementally for the higher elevation maps. Then just crop the first and the second map to match the third.

Cheers,
-Arsheesh

Jacktannery
10-15-2012, 07:44 AM
That's a great idea Arsheesh - I'll definitely try that next time.

Kolyana
10-15-2012, 05:11 PM
I dig the style quite a bit and similarly like the increasing blurriness on the ground below!

Larb
10-16-2012, 06:30 PM
This is really nicely done, can't fault the execution of it at all. My only query: No windows/arrow loops even on the second floor?

Jacktannery
10-17-2012, 02:48 AM
That's a good point larb. I would have added them in if I had had a little more time.

Clercon
10-18-2012, 03:26 AM
Very nice little tower.

inzeos
10-20-2012, 12:54 AM
Very nicely done! Care to share any tips on how you created it?