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    Praise City of Yphyrion - By -Max-

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    City of Yphyrion - By -Max--55276d1370965744-city-yphyrion-yphyrionfinalhalf.jpg

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    Cities are notorious for being among the more difficult and time consuming of subjects to map. Yet with his most recent Yphyrion piece Max has captured the subject with admirable (and enviable) ease and grace. Max's work has always been of a professional level of quality and this is no exception. This map is must viewing for anyone wishing to create their own city map, to those wishing to improve upon their technique, or to those who simply have an admiration for fine maps.

    Quote Originally Posted by -Max-
    Here's my latest map, the City of Yphyrion. On this one I wanted to try something close to some late 19th century style inspiration (top down view, hactched buildings blocks and a bunch of streets labeled). The labeling work did take some time (and a ton of layers - actually the whole psd file contains 1322 layers) but I'm pretty satisfied of how it turned out. The city layout layout was first quickly sketched on paper then drawn in PS. Then all the job was done in PS, including hand made border.
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    Click here to view the Finished Map thread.
    Click here to view the WIP thread.
    Last edited by RobA; 07-09-2013 at 01:35 PM. Reason: Fixed link to finished thread

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    Thanks much to CG staff to have chosen it for another featured map!

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    very classy

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    Thanks Arsheesh and Londonsmee!

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    well-deserved featured map!

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    Top grade work, mate! It has an absolutely great feel to it, right down to the inscriptions beneath the border.

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    Thanks much guys

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    wow this is gorgeous! another map added to my inspiration folder!

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    This is amazing.

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