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    Wip Verigan Coast

    Playing around with styles, thought I would show you guys this one. Parchment map, I wanna throw some sea creatures and some more towns etc.
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    Really really good.

    Three Comments:

    1. Are the lettering see-through on purpose? If so, why?
    2. I think you would do better with less plastic looking town symbols. They are the maps only flaw. Maybe a sharper red in stead of pink?
    3. Wow!

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    4. The north arrow/compass is Excellent. Tutorial?
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    Thanks for comments guys. Usually I put alot of countries, towns etc. in my maps but for this one I want to try to keep it simple with very little clutter. I might even take out the country names. What's your opinion?

    To Gork:

    1. Yes. No idea. I think I wanted to soften the lettering or to age it by using opacity. I decided to go with a different look anyway a darker image so I fixed the lettering.

    2. Agreed. I changed them again. These are about the fourth time I put new town symbols in this map. I wanted to keep them simple but I didn't want them to be just dots either.

    3. Thanks.

    4. I cheated. Go to http://www.brusheezy.com/ and download seragrams by serox. There are alot of great brushes there for us mappers.
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    The town symbols look a tiny bit darker and sharper then the rest of the map...
    Looks nice zoomed out to 50% thou!

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    This update has made what was a wonderful map even better! It has this really old, stained parchment look.

    My only comment is on the coastline. I am not sure how to describe it, but it looks like it does not blend with the water. It kind of looks like they are 2 separate pieces of paper layered. There are white and black specks all along the coast and on all the lakes (but not the rivers).

    Thanks for the brushes link!

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    Fixes to the coastline, color, rivers and castles. Also added some script for flavor, don't know about that though.

    edit: I went with a lighter, greener look.I think this looks better.
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    I like the first one best.

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    First one also. Another thing is that you have one spot in the bottom right where you have a few mountain color sections that have hard line instead of blending in like most of the rest.

    very nice map btw.
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