Since I was a lad I loved the maps that I would find at the front (usually) of fantasy novels, sometimes lingering hours in the W.H. SMITH at the Montreal train station lookin from book to book for more maps. Here are some examples of what I mean;
While the above ones range in style, they have a uniform sort of feel for me. I dunno, they remind me of my youth.
So what is this request?
Well by now you should all be quite intimate with the endless effort that Coyotemax and I had done called "The West". The final version I settled on is this;
This Link No Longer Works, I am unsure if I can upload the actual file but will try to attach it to this post
Now while I really like the look of this map, I want one that is done in the style of the ones listed above. That would really make a world of difference to me to say the least. I wouldn't require it to be labelled, as I can do that myself.
Sizewise I would want to be able to print it up at a nice poster size in the end, so high rez I guess, though to be sure I am unclear as to the relative dimensions of print vs. resolution so any knowledge you bring would be awesome.
There will be a few points on the map that would need to be addressed (missing rivers, cliff faces, giant walls, etc...) but there isn't much of that in the end.
In regards to rights, I will have the right to use the image for commercial purposes (art credit begin given to artist in this case), the artist will have the right to exhibit the image as part of his portfolio but not to exploit it for commercial gain.
In regards to payment, well I don't have a lot of money, so I guess for any artist interested, contact me via PM and we can work something out, though I am hoping to do this for around $200.00 in the end.
Well if there is any further information you require, please fire me off a PM and we can discuss.