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Djekspek
12-09-2009, 09:50 AM
Hi all, really want to do some more mapping. Afraid I dont have much time this month (only one week left before holidays) but I'll have a shot and see how far I come. Concept will be an Orc tale/legend explaining why Orcs have this "once a year great feast" when they dont smash up humans, dwarves and elves... Of course the story is accompanied by a lille map.... I did a quick 1hr markup of the concept.

Gandwarf
12-09-2009, 10:16 AM
Looks very promising!

Djekspek
12-10-2009, 09:40 AM
first iteration based on sketch... moved the story part to the left as it seemed to fit better. As for the story.. I think I'll leave that out till the final version ;)

Djekspek
12-12-2009, 07:25 AM
Hi all, been thinkin up some story and decided not to wait till final version and inlcuded it. Here's the first version. Probs need some tuning (at least my poor english helps it give a Orcish feel to it i hope ;) ...

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Gandwarf
12-12-2009, 07:39 AM
That drawing looks amazing... you have some mad skills :)

Djekspek
12-13-2009, 12:26 PM
Thanks Gandwarf. I posted the last update. I wanted to completely redo the line-work as am not yet satisfied with it but I wont get that done before my holidays so -probably apart from some small tuning- this will be my final entry post ...

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Ascension
12-13-2009, 02:07 PM
My opinion, the forest needs a bit more green and be a bit lighter, just a bit not a whole lot, cuz it's rather difficult to make out.

Sapiento
12-13-2009, 02:14 PM
Very good drawing.
I still have no idea for the December challenge. :(

ravells
12-13-2009, 02:53 PM
Simply stunning. I love your 3d maps.

Djekspek
12-16-2009, 12:05 PM
thanks guys. I made the forest a bit lighter and changed the label-font. Don't have more time to work on this so this issit. I hope that on my holidays I will be able to throw in my vote. cheers
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Gamerprinter
12-16-2009, 12:22 PM
That's a great map, Djekspek. I'll do my best not to get too influenced by your style, as I do my map, so they can appear distinct enough from one another. Great job!

GP

Ramah
12-16-2009, 01:27 PM
Wonderful artwork as always, Djekspek. Well done. :)

Ascension
12-16-2009, 03:18 PM
Very nice. The parchment section with the overlap line drawing is pretty cool.

mearrin69
12-17-2009, 12:40 AM
grumble...going to have to ban this guy soon...grumble, grumble...

Just kidding. :) Awesome map! Your developing style really is impressive and I look forward to seeing your next project.
M

cereth
12-18-2009, 08:06 PM
Most impressive. Looks like it's going to be two months in a row! :)