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    Thanks for the rep !
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    Thx for your kind words and rep about my challenge entry!
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    Thanks so much for the rep and kind words! From someone as skilled as you, they mean a lot!
  4. Bogie Yes Layers are one of the most powerful parts of Photoshop as are layer affect. Layer masks are also very powerful. Good luck on the commission.
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    Thanks for the REP. I did like your advice on fixing the walls, but I am waist deep in a private commission and other projects and just couldn't find time to go back and rework the whole thing. I have got to someday start working with layers so I can fix things quicker. Anyway, thanks again!
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    thx for the rep on this month challenge!
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    No problem, lost! You earned it,
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    Hey there Iostatsea! Who am I to judge your maps, you are a greater cartographer! About your Dark Journey map, reading my fellow cartographers bellow, I agree with everything they say. The map lacked some more details, and the overall blackness isn`t my personal taste (which means nothing, since you can`t please everyone haha), but again your story was great, and I have to say it was a tough challenge (it was the first challenge I couldn`t think of anything to do!). Hope I could help, keep up the good work!
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    The story was good, but the shell was too dark and the edges too blurry. Map like a monster was a tough task and you've created a good entry, but personally I liked that rough mapping when thinking of a mapping monster (like: wet thingie here, green thingie there etc.).
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    Your story was original and interesting, but as others seems to have answered already, I think that the background (shell & frame) doesn't work well with the map. It's too dark and too different, making the map elements either sharp, blurry or difficult to read. You got some excellent ideas here, though!
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About lostatsea

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Male creatively challenged OLDER
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Model building RPG Now Maps
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Photoshop trying wilber , genetica viewer


"Aye The skies be clear , the seas be calm and the winds be with us .....

ARGH!! but the damn compass be broken!! "

Capt. Noah Swalter Last voyage of the " Silver Crest"


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    lostatsea liked post by Falconius On thread : Ancient Greek/Roman temple
    It's based on 28 mm (1") figures yes (up from 25 mm figures). For a tall person that would actually make a meter roughly 15 mm (9/16") in our case. Commonly though figures are based on 20 mm or...
    Liked On: Yesterday, 03:36 PM
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    lostatsea liked post by - Max - On thread : Max's Workshop
    Thanks Falconius. here's some small samples of the tweaked and colored version of the iso dungeon. 68066 68067 68068 68069
    Liked On: Yesterday, 03:23 PM
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    lostatsea liked post by - Max - On thread : Max's Workshop
    Outlining work sample on a commission (I previously posted a sketch above ) : 67581 A couple of mountains and forests on another commission : 67582 And a 7 steps process on how drawing a...
    Liked On: Yesterday, 03:22 PM
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    lostatsea liked post by xpian On thread : Arachadia: Fantasy Map Commission
    This map of Arachadia depicts the lands, sites, and journeys of the characters in an upcoming fantasy novel. I was provided with a simple sketch by the author. I spent the next few weeks working on...
    Liked On: 09-30-2014, 03:42 PM
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    lostatsea liked post by Diamond On thread : September Challenge: Mapping Elements Time to Vote!
    Dude. First of all, it's only a silly contest with no prizes on an internet forum. Second, people are allowed to vote for whoever they want to. I'm not sure where you're from, but on this...
    Liked On: 09-29-2014, 07:06 PM
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    lostatsea liked post by Quabbe On thread : Mhayanamar
    Hi, this is a map I made for my D&D group. I was a bit lazy so I put a few elements of my old maps together in this map. Sadly I don't find the time anymore to get into mapmaking as much as I did...
    Liked On: 09-28-2014, 08:36 PM
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    lostatsea liked post by Domino44 On thread : The Valley
    I lower the opacity on the pine tree ornament and made the icons a little smaller. Thanks for the suggestions I think they make the map a lot better! Let me know what you guys think! 67534
    Liked On: 09-21-2014, 09:47 PM
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    lostatsea liked post by tainotim On thread : Monastery District of New Ambercross
    I begun this map earlier this summer, and after a few months of sporadic work I'm finally prepared to call it finished! This is a small, isometric map over the Monastery District in the city of...
    Liked On: 09-21-2014, 09:32 PM
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    lostatsea liked post by J.Edward On thread : September 2014 challenge: City Icons for wondrous lands
    My entry in to the challenge. The biggest challenge was deciding which of the many elements I wanted to work on. I really enjoy making map elements. I don't use them a lot but love making them. I...
    Liked On: 09-21-2014, 09:23 PM
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    lostatsea liked post by chick On thread : September 2014 Challenge: Firepits
    My entry for this challenge! ### Latest WIP ### 67314
    Liked On: 09-13-2014, 11:45 AM
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    lostatsea liked post by fabio p On thread : August/September 2014 Lite Challenge: Blobs in the Space
    Just for the fun of competing and knowing that it could be deeply improved, I put it on in very little time and with time almost expiring this small star map; a star map because no one else did it....
    Liked On: 09-13-2014, 08:05 AM
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    lostatsea liked post by chick On thread : Cartographers ... a tribute
    Cartographers live in worlds that no one has ever seen or ever will. Worlds of soaring mountains topped with rocky crags overlooking dense forests of uniform grey and green trees. Worlds of winding...
    Liked On: 09-11-2014, 03:43 PM
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    lostatsea liked post by pasis On thread : River experiment
    I almost forgot. I created a new house and a new field and planted them in. I haven't really decided yet if I'm going to do just few houses or a small village. Edit: I just realized that I had...
    Liked On: 09-08-2014, 03:55 PM
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    lostatsea liked post by pasis On thread : River experiment
    I have been practicing ways to create rivers, but it turned out much harder than I expected. I’ve made so many trials I can’t count. Many of them had something good, but they suck overall. Here is...
    Liked On: 09-07-2014, 08:42 AM
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    lostatsea liked post by Bogie On thread : Evil carpet - Great Gag
    One of us should have thought of this! 67153 MUST have!!!
    Liked On: 09-06-2014, 02:49 PM
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Challenge Winners' Compass Name: Challenge Winners' Compass
Awarded for winning the Monthly Mapping Challenge!
Issue time: 02-24-2012, 01:56 AM
Issue reason: For winning the January 2012 Mapping Challenge with the entry: Taurian Tele Optic Compass