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misteradam
03-05-2009, 01:46 AM
Hello everyone! I have just gotten into cartography via a game project, and it was suggested I show the maps here. Creating these was a learning experience for me, and it was fun to explore a new form of art - usually i do regular fantasy/sci-fi illustration type stuff.

I am open to all helpful crits! These were done for Kamarathin, located at
Coming Soon - Future home of something quite cool (http://www.D-3games.com) if you're interested in the game world.

photoshop:
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v18/osmus/cartography-2.jpg

this one is ink on vellum, with a texture and type added in photoshop:
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v18/osmus/tursh-map.jpg

photoshop:
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v18/osmus/Duchymapsmall.png

Ascension
03-05-2009, 02:22 AM
These are very professional looking, uber nice. Only crit from me is too small :) You can post up to 4000 x 4000 and under 4.7 megabytes. I'd certainly like to see a chunk of that ISO map (the first one) and the hand drawn one...heck all of 'em :)

Steel General
03-05-2009, 07:44 AM
I agree, these are all great.

Would love to see larger, higher-rez versions.

Hoel
03-05-2009, 07:58 AM
Great maps!
Professional and crisp. Love the ISO map.
How are you with color?

joćo paulo
03-05-2009, 08:00 AM
Welcome Adam.
Has to see that his artistic abilities are very good.

RobA
03-05-2009, 10:40 AM
Very nice! Your artistic ability shows through.

-Rob A>

torstan
03-05-2009, 11:36 AM
Glad to see you made it over here. Welcome! These are great maps.

Gamerprinter
03-05-2009, 11:51 AM
Hey MisterAdam, glad to see you made over here!

You guys should see Adam's fantasy illustrations - they are really awesome. I noticed a map in his list of posts at Demetia5 website, so I "made" him come here and post those above! Great stuff.

Here's a link to his illustrations on that other site:
http://www.dementia5.com/community/index.php?topic=62.0

Check them out!

GP

NeonKnight
03-05-2009, 12:11 PM
Those are indeed some nice maps.

Map Vandal
03-05-2009, 12:23 PM
I love the isometric map.

misteradam
03-05-2009, 01:47 PM
glad you guys like em!

Hoel- I haven't attempted to do a full color one yet, but I'm really fond of the watercolor wash looking maps, so I'll probably try to do something like that. After browsing around here some more I'm sure I'll find some inspiration!

Sorry I don't have any large versions to post.. these are copyrighted and I don't have permission to display large download-able versions. Perhaps in the future I will be able to post larger maps.

Thanks again everyone for looking! I'll keep you posted on my future cartographic endeavors.

-Adam

Redrobes
03-05-2009, 02:25 PM
Very nice, let me push your rep to more than 10 per post :shock:

Sigurd
03-05-2009, 05:22 PM
Very clean and clear. You make map colours seem intrusive :).


Sigurd

overlordchuck
03-05-2009, 08:51 PM
Wow. Those really do look very professional.

/rep

IngIngsvar
03-07-2009, 11:28 AM
Good God in heaven above!

These maps are awesome!

I like how it looks hand-drawn (of course some of them are), and its pretty cool as a B&W.

It reminds me of my uncle's maps that he drew when he was a kid.

misteradam
03-07-2009, 12:16 PM
thanks guys!

IngIng- Thanks! I'd like to see some of his maps, if they are online somewhere!

IngIngsvar
03-07-2009, 09:33 PM
thanks guys!

IngIng- Thanks! I'd like to see some of his maps, if they are online somewhere!

Sadly they're not on the internet. These are from when he was a kid and was a DM.

StillCypher
03-16-2009, 06:14 PM
Wow, some more awesome talent! These maps are wonderful. I'm getting in the line that wants to see more/bigger!

amclean
03-21-2009, 03:19 PM
They are all impressive but especially the first one - the detail is amazing.

Gandwarf
03-21-2009, 04:08 PM
Jumping on the bandwagon here.
Awesome, awesome maps. The first one especially is a piece of art. It looks beautiful and has a great fantasy-feel. These kind of maps would look great in a novel I think (although the map might lose detail in bookform). Repped of course :)