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    Map The Crysalian Empire

    Inspired by an book about the Byzantine Empire I made this map, imitating a medieval style and giving it a pseudo roman/greek feeling.

    The outline was hand drawn and scanned, parchment, colour and labels added in PS.
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    I just love this one really

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    I really like what you've done with the water. And as always, love your hand drawn illustrations too!

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    Yes, the water caught my eye over in the WIP thread too... looks like a really good ink-wash line but with overlap. The "Autokrator" illustration should form part of the Bresian Tapestry I reckon!
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    I love it - not just the water, but all the hand-tinted effects. The borders are great - I have seen yet less precise line-following on even atlas maps from a hundred or hundred-fifty years ago. I was going to complain that the cities and trees weren't colored outside the lines at all, but looking closely I see you left them a tad irregular too. Like, they were done by one colorist at 9AM on a Monday, while the borders were the 47th copy done by a different colorist on a Friday afternoon :-).

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    Thank you, guys! I'm glad this map turned out so good.

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    Good god when do you find time to sleep?

    Another fine piece by the way...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Steel General View Post
    Good god when do you find time to sleep?

    Another fine piece by the way...
    Sleep?!?

    Thank you!

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