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    I'm still in my blue period*, so here is my first draft of a castle/keep located next to a river/lake/ocean. The isolated towers are on their own little islands and they have access via the dungeon. I still need to add the various details to the rooms, castle/tower walls, land and water.
    Castle/Keep in Old School Blue-bluecastle001.jpg

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    Good job. I can see Erol Otis's artwork now!
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    Okay, here's the finalized version (until I start tweaking it again that is ).
    Castle/Keep in Old School Blue-bluecastle001b.jpg

    I've started the dungeon level. I still need to do the upper levels for the keep and the towers/walls.
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    Quote Originally Posted by NeonKnight View Post
    Good job. I can see Erol Otis's artwork now!
    Thanks NeonKnight. Since you mentioned Erol Otus...


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    Love the keep Turgenev...

    Oooh Castle Amber... I did maps of that a few months back.
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    This looks great T. I could look at this style all day long. Brings back memories of the slightly dusty feel and smell of the pages in my hands.
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    Very nice indeed. Lovely castle.
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    Thanks for the compliments, guys. It is good to be drawing fantasy based maps again (I've been doing Sci-Fi ship plans lately).

    Here is the dungeon for the castle.
    Castle/Keep in Old School Blue-bluecastle001-02.jpg

    Rooms #14, 20 & 23 are the entrances to the island towers. Personally, I can see the walls/ceilings/floors of areas 13, 19 & 22 could be wet with condensation (the water of the lake/river/ocean surrounds these areas).
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    Here's the 2nd level of the castle walls and the keep.
    Castle/Keep in Old School Blue-bluecastle001-03.jpg

    Next is the 3rd level of the walls/keep, and then the top of the walls/keep. That's two more maps total.
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    This is coming along fantastically Turgenev, nice work!
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