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    Help Google Maps esque mountains

    There are tuts galore here on how to draw mountains, but what I haven't seen yet is how to draw them like Google Maps depicts them. (the maps, not the satellite or Earth images).

    I'm working on a map that I want to depict in this style, and the mountains are the part I'm having trouble with. Here is a screenshot from Google Maps to give an ideal of what I'm talking about.

    Bonus points for the person who identifies where this is. (Easy question)

    Google Maps esque mountains-google-maps-mountains.jpg

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    Try Relief Shading or Shaded Relief – Home - the first one has more general information and good descriptions of the Swiss style of shaded relief. It's also possible to use a shading tool like Wilbur ( software ) to generate this sort of thing.

    Here's an example of a synthetic DEM with a basic shader that's then intensity range compressed in Photoshop. I should tweak the software to do this directly.

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    Last edited by waldronate; 05-15-2013 at 01:50 AM.
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