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    Post Thanks for welcoming me.

    Greetings. I've loved fantasy maps since I first saw them at a young age in Tolkien and Lewis books. I am told many of my fantasy rpg hand-drawn maps "tell stories." I've drawn them while relaxing and listening to some good music.

    Now, in the age of computers, I've tried my hand with fractal mapper and photoshop but would like to learn some good map design and development techniques.

    I can't wait to read everyone's posts and learn a great deal. From what I can tell, this is an awesome guild.

    Thanks for welcoming me.

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    Dear Pax!

    There is nothing better than passion for fantasy mapping to make good fantasy maps. Look at the tutorials section which should give you some good guidance and also follow your instincts!

    Welcome to the guild!

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    Community Leader Facebook Connected Ascension's Avatar
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    Lots of stuff here to learn along with for PS and FT but most of us still love the hand-drawn style. Ultimately it's all about learning and experimenting thus growing in skill and confidence. In the end, if it pleases you that's all it needs to do. Welcome to The Guild, glad to have you here.
    If the radiance of a thousand suns was to burst at once into the sky, that would be like the splendor of the Mighty One...I am become Death, the Shatterer of worlds.
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    My Maps ~ My Brushes ~ My Tutorials ~ My Challenge Maps

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    Community Leader Facebook Connected Steel General's Avatar
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    Welcome Aboard!
    My Finished Maps | My Challenge Maps | Ghoraja Juun, my largely stagnated campaign setting.

    Unless otherwise stated by me in the post, all work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 United States License.

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    Community Leader NeonKnight's Avatar
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    Surrey, Canada, EH!


    Welcome to the Guild.

    Feel free to ask, many talented folks here.
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    MY 'FAMOUS' CC3 MAPS: Thunderspire; Pyramid of Shadows; King of the Trollhaunt Warrens; Demon Queen's Enclave

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    Professional Artist Turgenev's Avatar
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    Toronto, Canada


    Welcome to the Guild, PaxVeritas. I second the notion of checking out the tutorial section. There's a ton of great info waiting to be discovered.

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