Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12
Results 11 to 14 of 14

Thread: The Mortiferus Islands

  1. #11
      Will is offline
    Guild Apprentice
    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    Location
    San Francisco, CA
    Posts
    29

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Ascension View Post
    The only thing that I really see as a bit weird are the tan dots in the forest - whether those are eraser-holes or non-blurred color adjustments I think that a blur there would go a long way. That's a very minor thing and on the whole it's a great looking map base.
    Duly noted. They are, in fact, eraser holes, letting the underlying color show through gaps in the canopy. How exactly might I improve the look? Blurring the tree layer? Thanks for your input (and thank you for your tutorials!)!

  2. #12
      Will is offline
    Guild Apprentice
    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    Location
    San Francisco, CA
    Posts
    29

    Default

    Thanks everyone for the welcome and encouragement, and for your insightful comments! Next time I'll post the whole thing as a work in progress, so I can benefit from your suggestions! Thanks.

  3. #13
      Coyotemax is offline
    Professional Artist Facebook Connected Coyotemax's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2009
    Location
    Canada
    Posts
    1,972

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by Will View Post
    Do you have a link handy to this discussion, because the lines do get a tad geometrical for my taste... I'd be much obliged.
    Ascensions antique tutorial contains the bulk of the discussion but I know it's cropped in up occasional WIP threads here and there. Here's the link to the thread, starting with the relevant post where people start coming up with ideas to try
    http://www.cartographersguild.com/sh...ll=1#post42474

    The following thread is my own contribution towards finding a workable method.
    http://www.cartographersguild.com/sh...n-antique-maps

    I don't recall specific locations for the other discussions as yet, but I will keep an eye out for them and compile some results as I notice them

    My finished maps
    "...sometimes the most efficient way to make something look drawn by hand is to simply draw it by hand..."

  4. #14
      Will is offline
    Guild Apprentice
    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    Location
    San Francisco, CA
    Posts
    29

    Default

    Thank you kindly.

Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12

Tags for this Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •