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IMakeIce
02-22-2014, 10:31 PM
Here's the mostly done alpha of a map I'm working on for a D&D campaign and general mapmaking and worldbuilding practice/hobbying. Scale is about 50 miles per inch (canvas is 11" x 8.5", 600 dpi). I think I'm done futzing with rivers and lakes for the moment, and I'll start working on visual design now, There'll probably be some tweaking of water elements as I move forward...I'm having trouble figuring out exactly where I want lakes placed...but I'm happy overall with how it's coming together and how it currently looks.

Made in Photoshop.

Comments welcomed.

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Lingon
02-23-2014, 01:32 PM
Nice shape of the land! It's hard to say something about the lakes and rivers at this stage, without any mountains, but it looks plausible.

IMakeIce
02-23-2014, 04:01 PM
Thanks! It was made using the Difference Clouds/Threshold method for generating shapes, and copy pasting. Whenever I make land shapes, I just find interesting shapes, then let the coastline build itself from there. I just try to let the map tell a story while I'm building it.

You can see the general location of the mountains from the rivers. There are three ranges: one spanning from the northwest corner almost to the northeastern shore; one meandering through the middle of the landmass (see where the rivers are in opposition) and one along the eastern peninsula's southern coastline.