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    So I've been experimenting with isometric building mapping on Inkscape. I developed a technique where I first draw normal top-down floor plans on a rectangular grid, then apply transformations to make them conform to the 30-degree iso grid. Using this technique I created this model of a two-story house in a mixed classical Greco-Roman styled architecture. The floors are shown in a cutout view, with the ceilings and foreground walls removed, and the interior walls shortened. All the surface texturing was done in GIMP.

    One place where I cut some corners was with the walls, which is why they look paper thin. I considered making them properly "boxy", but ultimately decided that it would be way too much work.
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    very nice... did you draw the furniture yourself as well?
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    Pretty cool so far...
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    Very nice and detailed, and definitely not something I could do

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    Quote Originally Posted by tilt View Post
    very nice... did you draw the furniture yourself as well?
    Yes. Surprisingly easy to do in Inkscape but still more work than I'd like. There's no way I'd attempt anything approaching a complete furnishing, but just throwing a few pieces here and there is still better than leaving all the rooms empty.

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    agreed, it doesn't take much to give it a small lift
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    I'm going to stick to "empty" myself

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