How do you come up with your continent-shapes or regional-shapes?
After another try to draw a world map that satisfies me (mostly my eyes ;) ) and horribly failing, i turn to you gals and guys.
How do you come up with your landshapes? Are there any cool tricks to get random coastlines for a region or a whole continent?
Some of you guys just nail it almost every time...and i am envious (i am especially looking at Diamond and torstan).
How do you do this? Drawing by hand and scanning it in? Drawing with a mouse or tablet? Something entirely different (like random generation of continents)?
Please, tell me. CG, you're my last hope [/Star Wars pastiche] :D
Thanks in advance
P.S.: Pointing me to a Tutorial is also fine.