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Thread: August/September challenge entry - Liranifer's Aerial Chinampas

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    Default August/September challenge entry - Liranifer's Aerial Chinampas

    For my garden I chose to pursue creating a magical garden. I wondered how a wizard would go about collecting and protecting the various exotic and dangerous floral components of their craft. And this is what I came up with. I've begun inking it, but here is the WIP. I've still to work out the various details that'll make it feel more "map-like".

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    I like the idea very much and the sketch is promising.

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    Reminds me somewhat of the Chocobo's Air Garden in Final Fantasy IX. You've not got long to make a map mind you!
    I am a geology nerd.

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    Pretty cool idea, I'd probably set things up that way myself.
    If the radiance of a thousand suns was to burst at once into the sky, that would be like the splendor of the Mighty One...I am become Death, the Shatterer of worlds.
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    I really do like this, would love to see it after the inking. Clean and creative

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    Love it! I'm a sucker for floating rocks

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    And here is it is inked. I still have to add in additional elements to make it feel more like a map.

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    I am glad you got this in before the challenge closed. What a great entry! Repped.

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    All done! I could probably spend several more hours fiddling with aging the look of it. I apologize about the illegible text. The wizard that made this map, apparently, has horrible handwriting.

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