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    Wip Titania WIP

    Hello all.

    I stumble over a Wacom Bamboo borad yesterday at 30% discount so i couldn't resist! So now i decided to try and make a nice map in PS while i learn how to use a wacom board =)
    If i'm gonna learn things why not learn 2 things at the same time...

    I started yesterday to do the old paper and contour lines for tha land. The only thing i coulden't really get as i wanted was the shape of the land.
    I used the Render -> Cloude, add threshold layer and played around. But i couldn't really get those big and nice landmasses. I might try another technique after work today. And I'll also post a WIP picture.
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    Last edited by Titania; 08-05-2010 at 11:23 AM. Reason: Added WIP

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    Try putting an empty layer just under the threshold and then airbrush white and black on that layer. Use a very low opacity when painting so as to not destroy the clouds too much.
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    Nice tips. i'll try that as soon as i get home !

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    Todays progress.
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    Looks pretty good. I like the trees. The edges of the paper and continents are a little pixellated - might consider softening those up a bit. The coffee cup rings are to die for!
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    I love coffe stains, don't know why but i do.

    Soon weekend then i can spend some quality time with my map. Thank god no children
    Gonna se if i can fix the edge a bit, need to do some cities and then find out a way to paint sea and lakes, i want some effect but don't really know what yet.

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    Good start and a very nice choice of colors so far.

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    Todays progress... I'm not very satisfied but it's fun.

    Can't demand to much from my self, first map much to learn =)
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