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    Default Early style test

    I was playing around with a different style and got this. Thoughts?

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    This whole thing was insipred a bit by eastern brushwork but has quickly diverged. Here's another iteration with another brush:

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    I like it...
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    Nice colours on the second one. Looks very "authentic".

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    The second looks kind of watercolory, the first looks more stylish to me.
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    Kudos to you torstan.

    I prefer the second. I can't determine depth off the first.

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    Okay, so we're liking the way this is going then. I think turning on the wet brush setting for the next shot will be a good idea. I'll see what I can drum up.
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    Reminds me of when i was playing around with the Oten Jo map

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    For some reason I like the first version more, it looks cleaner and has more expression.

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    I like both of them, for the most part. However, the second one, with its "smudgier" look, strikes me as something that might serve as a player hand-out. A mysterious map found by the characters. It's not clean and precise and looks, instead, like something that was done in a hurry by an "amateur," maybe on a scrap piece of paper/parchment with charcoal or small hunk of burnt wood, before it was misplaced. It could very easily, IMHO, make for a great adventure hook. Either way, it's looking like an interesting development, and I'll have to keep my eye on this thread.

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