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    A quick way to make beaches with layer effect (I did this in a 600x600 image as an example- it can look much better when done with a larger image).

    This works with Photoshop, and *should* work with gimp too, although names may have been changed to protect innocent layer effects.

    I usually prefer to draw out most things- like foamy waves along the shore- but this works in a pinch, or if you don't have the tablet/time.

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    Tutorial Tutorial attached as PDF

    Hi, Blake.

    Welcome to Cartographers Guild. I'm sure you'll find the company pleasant and the information helpful.

    Well, now. A tutorial to boot! Thanks for posting it. I'm sure people will find it useful.

    I've taken the liberty of creating a PDF file of your tutorial and have posted it for all to use.

    Regards,

    Gary

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    Thanks Vandy and Ravells! I hope people find it useful.

    If anybody has any questions or needs any clarification, please don't hesitate to ask.
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    Wow, great tutorial. I hope to put it to good use in the project that I'm working on.

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    Page 3 and 4 are duplicates.

    Good tutorial!
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