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    Default The Continent of Sparax

    Hi, guys! I've been lurking here a while off and on. You all have definitely inspired me to try to improve my cartography skills. This post is to introduce myself as well as to share a map I just finished. About me: I've been planning out fantasy worlds (and doodling maps for them) since I was a kid obsessed with Middle Earth and Narnia. One of these days I'm going to finish writing a novel. Seriously. One of these days.

    In the meantime, here's a map of the continent of Sparax. This is a world where civilization is emerging out of dark ages caused by powerful wizards unleashing hordes of monsters upon the world. Now, the remaining monsters are hunted down, and magic is only practiced in secret.

    Software used was mostly GIMP and Inkscape. Style inspiration was various old maps. I got frustrated trying to draw mountains and ended up tracing some off of this 18th c. map and making my first custom brush. Fonts are Caslon Antique and Roman Antique available at these links:

    And here's the map:
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