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    Default going for hand drawn. again.

    O.k. there wasn´t much time those last months and I´ve been on and off my favourite pasttime. I put together some mountain brushes and started to throw them together on a dummy map. I would like to have your opinion. CC welcome.

    p.s. I scaled those brushes down because I designed them to big for my original purpose. kept them anyway. We had such a long and wonderful time together
    p.s.s. Added some trees because it was too bland.. THX Ramah and every contributor for TreeThing. Great tool!

    going for hand drawn. again.-new-world2.jpg
    Last edited by Troedel; 12-09-2011 at 05:57 PM. Reason: Trees with treething

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    I'd say your off to a good start.
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    This one is very tedious for me. Created some custom brushes, build out the landmass and searched for a fitting style. Now for the hard and fun work of placing all those landmarks...

    going for hand drawn. again.-new-world2.jpg

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    A rather small update...

    going for hand drawn. again.-new-world3.jpg

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    Hey, that's a good look, Troedel. How big a landmass is this, and what latitudes does it span?

    I'm puzzled by the big lakes in and on the edge of the desert.... is there a story? Or are you letting the generated random landforms drive you? If you had a likely symbol for it, all three of those might do nicely as salt flats. Not enough fictional worlds indulge in salt flats, Gandalara excepted.

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    Not really decided on the size of landmass , thinking of bigger europe, including mediterranian area. I´ll keep going.
    going for hand drawn. again.-new-world3.jpg

    THX for the little canyon tutorial Djekspek!

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    That is kind of pretty. Maybe toss in a bit of purple. Though I'm not sure pretty is what you are going for it can't hurt.

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    That is absolutely incredible.

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    THX for the encouragement. I thought about a clasic border with neatlines and such and have decided against it. Tell what you think about this one ( there is even a slightest hint of purple, anymore and I would have droped dead in an instant ).
    going for hand drawn. again.-new-world4.jpg

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