Page 1 of 3 123 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 21

Thread: Map Border Resources?

  1. #1
    Guild Member Facebook Connected Kolyana's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Location
    Portland, Oregon
    Posts
    70

    Default Map Border Resources?

    Sorry if this has been asked before, but are there any good resources for map borders?

  2. #2
    Community Leader Gracious Donor ravells's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2006
    Location
    London, UK
    Posts
    10,934

    Default

    I've never seen one (or heard the question asked before). If you go to the resources section and look at the real world map libraries sticky you can look at the borders of those maps, but that's the best I can do. We do have a couple of tutorials on drawing borders in photoshop but I'm not sure if that's what you're after.

  3. #3
    Guild Member Facebook Connected Kolyana's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Location
    Portland, Oregon
    Posts
    70

    Default

    hmmm, tutorials and resources sections! So much goodness still to be unearthed in here. Many thanks! *scurries off*

  4. #4
    Community Leader Gracious Donor Lukc's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2011
    Location
    Lausanne, CH
    Posts
    1,506

    Default

    There are some very good patterns available for photoshop, but again, this is not an optimal solution.

  5. #5
    Professional Artist Facebook Connected Schwarzkreuz's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2011
    Location
    Leipzig/Berlin
    Posts
    1,481

    Default

    Sounds like a gap in ressources. Maybe I should upload some free mapborders and some remaked Borders from old maps?
    Would someone join forces to do some CC Borders for the Elements section?

  6. #6
    Guild Member Facebook Connected Kolyana's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Location
    Portland, Oregon
    Posts
    70

    Default

    I'd chip in and help. I made my own CC3 border based off an old map, perhaps this could be a contribution?

  7. #7
    Professional Artist Facebook Connected Schwarzkreuz's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2011
    Location
    Leipzig/Berlin
    Posts
    1,481

    Default

    Well, yes. Sounds good.

    I will start thinking about Borders the weekend, maybe I could Start a Thread in the Elements section to collect thosed. Well but later, i am tired its 2 am again.

  8. #8
    Community Leader Gracious Donor ravells's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2006
    Location
    London, UK
    Posts
    10,934

    Default

    It will be interesting as to how the borders will be approached. If you upload an entire frame for the map then you will only be able to use a map with those proportions in it (if you stretch the frame one way or the other to fit the map the width of the border will become uneven). The only other way I can think of is to use a a repeating element for the sides and another repeating element for the corners.

  9. #9
    Community Leader Gracious Donor Lukc's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2011
    Location
    Lausanne, CH
    Posts
    1,506

    Default

    I'd chip in for some borders as well. I think Ravs has the right idea - separate corner elements & side elements. The corner elements can actually be more "flourishy" and detailed, while the side has to be repeatable.

  10. #10

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •