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  1. Next steps

    Quote Originally Posted by wthrasherb View Post
    I thought I should make at least some kind of progress post even though I haven't made it very far since my last post. This week has been extra busy and I haven't had much time to work on the fun stuff

    Anyway, I'm still working on the World level for this map right now (although after this post I'm going to start work on a more detailed region). The last version I posted was an Equirectangular or Cylindrical Equidistant (and technically Plate Carree) map projection. Today I'm posting
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  2. Latest and greatest... and a border!

    Quote Originally Posted by wthrasherb View Post
    I'm proud to present this map today. For anyone who has been following along, I've been focusing on the ocean and finding some kind of blending that works for me. Consider it done. I added some "grungy" texturing and more Photoshop magic and got the following result. I also touched up some coloring in some areas to add some subtle variations. The first image here is just the map image. The second image is the map with a border and "cartouche" and I added a canvas texture to give
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  3. Need feedback on color

    Quote Originally Posted by wthrasherb View Post
    Ok, so I lied earlier when I said I was done with the color. I thought the last one was just a little too dark, so I adjusted the brightness and a few things to brighten up the overall picture.

    Any input, especially about tje color, would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!

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  4. Best color so far

    Quote Originally Posted by wthrasherb View Post
    I think I really like this one and that may be it, I may be done with the coloring. I can really feel the world coming to life now.

    I felt like the colors were a little too washed out in the last version, so I took a break and brainstormed away from the computer and the map. Eventually an idea popped into my head, so I grabbed my phone to take a look at the map. For some reason I decided to toy with the simple editing tools and filters on my phone and some how found one that I thought
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  5. Colors, textures, and rivers... oh my!

    Quote Originally Posted by wthrasherb View Post
    Today I blended the land colors a little better and added some texture to the land. Also I attempted to give the rivers a little more definition.

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