I'm as good as finished with my tests (started about two-three years ago) and make a bigger map to try everything out and hopefully settle a workflow. I work mainly with lots of layer styles and custom brushes - this way I can work fast and can change whatever I want whenever I want.
Lowres (full map is about 5000x5000 pixels):
High res sample:
Looks great, I really like the mountains.
I really like it. And yes, i like the mountains as well. Have some Rep.!
Is there a worldmap? Or is this regional map your first map of this world?
I'm trapped in Darkness,
Still I reach out for the Stars
Agreed: Looks great
I especially like the colors in your second post. I alway seem to have the problem, that my maps get too dark the more I work on them ...
I try to make my maps a little bit brighter so that they look better when printed.
Finished map posted here:
I will surely keep an eye on that thread. Hope you don't mind, if I use your style as a source of inspiration for my own creations?