View Full Version : The High Forest & Silver Marches
05-25-2009, 06:31 PM
This is a map of the High Forest region of the Forgotten Realms setting using RobA's tutorial found here (http://www.cartographersguild.com/showthread.php?t=1142).
As per advice from my previous map (Moonsea Region (http://www.cartographersguild.com/showthread.php?t=5435)), I've tried to darken the forested areas for better contrast with the surrounding grassy areas.
I'm still trying to get better results on making more "elevated" looking mountains and bedeviled rivers.
I really like it especialy the forests actually, well done have some rep!
05-25-2009, 09:40 PM
Very pleasing to look at; nice colors, clear labels, that sort of thing. Your missing a scale and a compass, though. Hope you do some more :)
05-26-2009, 04:50 AM
That's a sweet looking map, have some rep!
05-26-2009, 07:26 AM
Loverly work. I really like the effect here...Have some more rep...
05-31-2009, 04:46 AM
Great map-agree on need for scale and compass though.
06-01-2009, 04:27 PM
Hi guys, thanks for the comments & rep :D
Re: a compass and scale, it's something I haven't attempted to do yet, so I'll see what I can come up with. I don't remember if RobAs tutorial covered that part of it (I need to go back thru that thread and see).
06-01-2009, 04:43 PM
The font "Fantasy Clipart" has a fairly nice compass rose already in it ('w' key), and there are some other compass rose fonts out their if you don't want to try and draw one.
06-01-2009, 05:30 PM
PR Compass Rose is a font I use all the time.
06-02-2009, 12:53 AM
Your map has a very fantastic quality to it, very story-book. I like to see styles that are unique and still pleasing to the eye. Good job!
08-28-2009, 01:43 AM
Hi, thanks all for the tips.
I added a simple compass, after experimenting with some of the fonts suggested.
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