Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 11

Thread: Areneas - World Map

  1. #1

    Wip Areneas - World Map

    Hi there! I haven't done many world maps, so decided to get some practice with a personal project. Any tips, comments or critique? Thanks!

    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	World_Map.jpg 
Views:	136 
Size:	1.04 MB 
ID:	60050

  2. #2
    Community Leader Gracious Donor - Max -'s Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2012
    Location
    France
    Posts
    3,003

    Default

    Not bad at all. Beside a few rivers issues, the thing that is a bit odd is to use some top down style forests with some iso/side view mountains. You might want to keep some consistency on all your geographic elements. Otherwise, some nice colors.

  3. #3

    Default

    Thanks for the comments Max! I tried some isometric forests earlier, but managed to get them to look like the trees were as high as the mountains. Going to experiment with them some more. Thanks!

  4. #4

  5. #5

    Default

    Ok, Thanks for your help. I tried some different style forests, do you think that the perspective is more believable with this example?

    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	Screen shot 2014-01-03 at 4.39.26 PM.png 
Views:	56 
Size:	352.5 KB 
ID:	60077

    Also, should I upload these kind of screenshot files somewhere else and link them here, or is it ok to attach them here? I tried to find out reading some read me first-threads but couldn't find how it's preferred here...

  6. #6
    Community Leader Gracious Donor - Max -'s Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2012
    Location
    France
    Posts
    3,003

    Default

    Yes indeed it looks more consistent (and pretty nice btw )

  7. #7

    Default

    Thanks Max! Appreciate it! I'll draw the forests again with that style, but first I think I'll fix the rivers. Now that it was mentioned, I noticed that most of them don't flow the right way...

  8. #8
    Guild Expert Ilanthar's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2010
    Location
    France
    Posts
    1,003

    Default

    Very nice map with gorgeous colors. Did you need the black contour for your mountain labels? It kinda break the harmony of the labels imo.

  9. #9

    Default

    Thanks a lot! Hm, not necessarily, I'll look into it when I revisit the typography. Thanks!

  10. #10
    Community Leader Gracious Donor Bogie's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Location
    Maine, USA
    Posts
    2,557

    Default

    Nice map, very dramatic colors.

Posting Permissions

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