Page 1 of 4 123 ... LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 31
Like Tree6Likes

Thread: Level lines map

  1. #1
      Megahercio is offline
    Guild Apprentice Megahercio's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2012
    Location
    Spain
    Posts
    41

    Default Level lines map

    Hello

    At the moment I'm making a level-lines map. The objective is more than to give a exact terrain altitude information in each point as could give a topographical chart in 1:50.000 by example, to get a map-background that gives the reader an general idea of the relief without take the eyes off the main map-personality, as the History in this case. This background, of course, would be employed in the preparation of many maps changing only the relief changes throughtout history. The size is more or less for A4.

    The basis of the new map is "Gran Átlas Aguilar":
    http://home.tiscali.nl/~wvanrosm/agwww_english.htm
    The way for drawing lines is the tablet using the pen-tool with Free-hand (not the pencil, the pen). Making the points one by one and draging to get the curve.
    Colours are chosen by me.
    I hope to finish it as soon as possible.

    Images:

    Lines-making

    Level lines map-125edfa2.png

    The map now

    Level lines map-e8f23976.jpg

  2. #2
      lostatsea is offline
    Guild Adept Gracious Donor lostatsea's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    Location
    Ohio USA
    Posts
    443

    Default

    Looks interesting. But this isn't the proper forum for this post. This is the monthly contest forum. Should be in the regional mapping forum !
    "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"

  3. #3
    Guild Artisan eViLe_eAgLe's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Location
    Washington State
    Posts
    903

    Default

    Besides that, a river is a bit wonky in the lower right middle. I think.

  4. #4
      Jaxilon is offline
    Community Leader Gracious Donor Jaxilon's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Location
    Arizona
    Posts
    3,925

    Default

    Looking good. Look forward to seeing more.

    I moved your thread to the regional WIP area. The redirect will expire in a day so come back here after that.
    “When it’s over and you look in the mirror, did you do the best that you were capable of? If so, the score does not matter. But if you find that you did your best you were capable of, you will find it to your liking.” -John Wooden

    * Rivengard * My Finished Maps * My Challenge Maps * My deviantArt

  5. #5
      Lyandra is offline
    Guild Adept Gracious Donor Lyandra's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Posts
    498

    Default

    It looks really nice so far. I look forward to the finished piece

  6. #6
      Gidde is offline
    Community Leader Gidde's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2009
    Location
    Michigan, USA
    Posts
    2,992

    Default

    This is looking very cool! And wow, the work involved in doing this whole thing with a bezier pen. Hats off, and have some rep

  7. #7
      arsheesh is offline
    Community Leader arsheesh's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2009
    Location
    New Zealand
    Posts
    4,264

    Default

    Well I think it's impressive that you are doing that all by hand. I look forward to watching this one take shape.

    Cheers,
    -Arsheesh

  8. #8
    Guild Artisan Gracious Donor
    Facebook Connected
    vorropohaiah's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2010
    Location
    35.921568 N,14.480068 E
    Posts
    922

    Default

    wow -seems pretty painstaking work to do this by hand - but nice results so far.

  9. #9
      Depassage is offline
    Guild Journeyer
    Join Date
    May 2009
    Location
    Southern France, near Toulouse
    Posts
    150

    Default

    I also look forward to seeing the piece finished. Good work!

  10. #10
      Megahercio is offline
    Guild Apprentice Megahercio's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2012
    Location
    Spain
    Posts
    41

    Default

    Thanks to all the people for your comments that have encourage me to go on. I see that most of you is thinking I'm going too far , but is the only way to make a modern-look relief, I think. I took the idea from the Barrington Atlas. Saving the diferences.

    Quote Originally Posted by lostatsea View Post
    Looks interesting. But this isn't the proper forum for this post. This is the monthly contest forum. Should be in the regional mapping forum !
    Thanks lostatsea, really that it is going to be my home-forum most of the times cause the kind of maps I make.
    Last edited by Megahercio; 06-06-2012 at 09:49 AM.

Page 1 of 4 123 ... LastLast

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •