Oh nice, going for one of the small islands. Looking forward to seeing how this shapes up!
Love the names!
I was hoping someone would notice the names with this map.
Well here's an update. I've sort of been a bit slack lately as I wasn't looking forward to doing the contours (but they're done now).
### Latest WIP ###
I've been forced to upload the image as a jpg as the png file is too large. Ah well.
There is still an awful lot to be done;
- Rivers & Lakes
- Vegetation Types
- Contour Labels (I'm really not looking forward to this)
- Numerous Spot Heights
- Relief shading - if I can make it work with the limited palette
When I'm done with all of that I'll probably find something else to fiddle with.
Do I need a compass considering the detailed grid I have?
Tremendous effort fella! Even "just" this is pretty spectacular IMHO.
I doubt a compass is needed given you've got the grid, which orientates things nicely, as well as placing the map in terms of long & lat.
How on earth did you create those contours?
They look as accurate and realistic as any USGS map that I've ever seen ... and I study contours for a living [Civil Engineer-Stormwater].
Rep for the contours alone!
Thanks. I was under the impression the contours weren't very good. They seem somewhat 'wonky' to me. Either way, they too so long to do. The process is as follows;
- Create hieghtfield in Wilbur.
- Select from height range for every 25 m.
- Save each selection
- Trace each image in Inkscape.
I have a folder with 89 x 95.3 MB btimaps to cover the range of 0 -> 1641 metres.
Any suggestions on a quick way to label every forth contour?
This is shaping up beautifully! =)
Also, is there a very easy, quick way you could create a lower res image of this in 3d, from an angle? I'm really curious to see what it looks like in 'reality'. I don't know if the programs you use can do that or not, though.