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    Map First map in Gimp

    First map ever made by me, actually.. Setting for a D&D campaign. And YES, I know the hydrography is all wrong, I should (and will) fix it.. Made following the awesome tutorial by Gidde. Any suggestion/critics are more than welcome!
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    Last edited by Rackhir; 09-24-2011 at 05:53 PM.

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    Community Leader NeonKnight's Avatar
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    Looks really good, and your hydrology looks fine, that one part I can see as wrong I can easily except as representative of a river delta.
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    Thanks for the kind words! I'm planning in drawing a hand draw ink version of it, but not this week

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    I like it. Great job!

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    Thank you all!! aftr the exams period in my university I'll be back with more!

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    Guild Artisan eViLe_eAgLe's Avatar
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    Pray tell me.. What were the brush settings for the line by the border? They look absolutely lovely.

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    Guild Expert jbgibson's Avatar
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    A small suggestion about typography - I know many old maps had odd letter spacing, and if that is the look you want, it's fine. But I find at least titles to be worth hand-kerning to get the spacing just right. My guess is the overhanging l and left-extending y have added up to an unintentionally wide space. That's nitpicking though - the whole map is nicely done.

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