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    Map Selvarin - Fantasy map

    Hey all,

    This is my last map, fantasy continent of Selvarin. It's done in Photoshop, with a mix of hand-drawn elements and digital work. The original size is 7795x10866 px (66x92cm) and actual uploaded size is a bit less than 50% with lower resolotion. For those who want to check the details I also split the map in four parts (100% size and lower resolution). The map also contains some special features : I wanted to make some humble tribute to a few Guild's cartographers of whom I like the works. Ten or so labels are therefore inspired by some CG's maps I like, slightly modified, more or less easy to spot. I probably forgot some of great cartographers here though, apologizes about it
    I wanted to thank those who follow the work progress in the WIP thread, especially Vorropohaiah, Eilathen and Arsheesh for their support. thanks again

    I hope you like it, comments are welcome!

    Feel free to rate, rep or run away

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    Guild Expert Facebook Connected vorropohaiah's Avatar
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    very nice map. love the work on the labels and key and the colours.
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    Wow! I have to say that those shields really are impressive. Did you make them?

    I like the mountains and forest, specially the mountains, but I have to say that the cliffs look a little weird, not ugly, just a bit different from the rest of the map. At all is still a great map, the colours are also very well used. Have some rep

    Edit: nevermind at the shield question, just read the WIP thread
    Last edited by Beoner; 03-20-2013 at 10:08 AM.

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    This map is fantastic! I love the great amount on details on it! The heraldic, icons, labels and use of colours are just awesome. The assets for those points of interest is just a great idea and really fit in the map. I don't have enough posts to rep you but this map is 5 stars-worthy

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    Wow Max, this is grand. I really love the little details with the symbols along the map borders that make it clear who's land is where. I may have to use that idea myself one day. There is a lot to enjoy about this but I had to come say so before I dove back in.
    “When it’s over and you look in the mirror, did you do the best that you were capable of? If so, the score does not matter. But if you find that you did your best you were capable of, you will find it to your liking.” -John Wooden

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    Ok Max this is pretty awesome, very good job!!

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    What a beautiful map! I love the colours, symbols, as well as the use of heraldry in place of country names. Really awesome!

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    Inspiring and amazing. Congrats for the nice work.

    Guys, don't forget to check the Muraile de Fer

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    This is absolutely fantastic Max! I too really love the work you've done on the shields. This is going into my inspiration folder.


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    Stunning! Repped and rated.

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