Page 1 of 7 12345 ... LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 64

Thread: [Award Winner] Create a non-destructive editable map in Photoshop

Hybrid View

Previous Post Previous Post   Next Post Next Post
  1. #1

    Post [Award Winner] Create a non-destructive editable map in Photoshop

    Well here it is. This is the general approach I used to create the Steel Remains map.

    I'm afraid that until Gimp supports layer styles, this tutorial will be not be portable to Gimp users.

    All C&Cs appreciated, I can edit the tutorial. Please use this tutorial to create your own styles of mapping...I'm really looking forward to see what you come up with!!

    All the best

    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails tut2.pdf   Click image for larger version. 

Name:	tut2 copy.jpg 
Views:	2793 
Size:	174.7 KB 
ID:	12567   Click image for larger version. 

Name:	tut2 copy1.jpg 
Views:	1574 
Size:	1.10 MB 
ID:	12568   Click image for larger version. 

Name:	graphic.jpg 
Views:	1007 
Size:	342.5 KB 
ID:	12914   Click image for larger version. 

Name:	grapher copy.jpg 
Views:	2613 
Size:	1.97 MB 
ID:	12915  

  2. #2


    Very interesting - in the brief look I just gave it! Thank you for sharing.

  3. #3

  4. #4


    I just happen to be starting a new map now.. let's see if I can't apply this.


  5. #5
    Guild Journeyer Bohunk's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2007


    Nicely done. 5 stars!


    My Maps

  6. #6
    Community Leader Facebook Connected Steel General's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Ft. Wayne, IN


    I'll give this a whirl as soon as I have a bit of time.
    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.

  7. #7


    Thanks, I have that in mind when starting a new map.

  8. #8

  9. #9


    Quote Originally Posted by ravells View Post
    Great! Can't wait to see the results!
    I'm actually trying to use this for a city map, though I'm having some issues making buildings and such that look good with it.

    Since I already had the outline done, I used this tutorial on the Witchlight Strand last night. I don't think it turned out too badly, but it still needs tons of work.

    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails Click image for larger version. 

Name:	Witchlight-Strand-v3.png 
Views:	723 
Size:	776.5 KB 
ID:	12593  

  10. #10


    I've used non-destructive editing for all my maps in the past year. It's how Brigand I created the Gaia map for the Heaven's Gate campaign. We can very easily go back and alter anything as needed and it will continue to match the overall theme.

Posting Permissions

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