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Offline m3mnoch

Re: Calling All Maps!
« Reply #45 on: September 04, 2015, 02:19:50 PM »
those are great!

and, @YordanZh, you get mad props for adding in the scale!  that's so surprisingly helpful when you're writing.

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Re: Calling All Maps!
« Reply #46 on: September 05, 2015, 04:52:22 AM »
Well I am inspired!

I have never done more than a few sketches on the dry erase board. I just downloaded GIMP and read some tutorials. Let's see where this takes me.

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Re: Calling All Maps!
« Reply #47 on: September 05, 2015, 06:12:13 AM »
those are great!

and, @YordanZh, you get mad props for adding in the scale!  that's so surprisingly helpful when you're writing.

It is, especially when you have your characters moving around. Not that you can't manage without it, but it's also useful for the reader.

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Re: Calling All Maps!
« Reply #48 on: September 09, 2015, 07:06:50 AM »
Update: GIMP is sucking the life out of me.

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Re: Calling All Maps!
« Reply #49 on: September 09, 2015, 08:40:06 AM »
Update: GIMP is sucking the life out of me.
I thought only Fantasy-Faction did that (while giving out another type of life) ;D
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« Reply #50 on: September 09, 2015, 10:15:48 AM »
This is the cloth version of the map for my Redwald/Wulfwald setting . . .



It's from the back of the book . . .



I don't have decent digital version at the moment only these crappy pictures I took.

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Re: Calling All Maps!
« Reply #51 on: September 09, 2015, 10:49:44 AM »
That looks amazing @DDRRead  :D

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« Reply #52 on: September 09, 2015, 11:21:38 AM »
And a wow from me too.  :o
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Re: Calling All Maps!
« Reply #53 on: September 09, 2015, 12:38:33 PM »
I can't see those...  :(
I wish the world was flat like the old days, then I could travel just by folding a map.

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Re: Calling All Maps!
« Reply #54 on: September 09, 2015, 12:42:45 PM »
Cloth? Wow did you paint it yourself?

Strange, Raptori, normally I don't see the pics from my work computer but that's because of the company firewall, you shouldn't have that problem.
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Re: Calling All Maps!
« Reply #55 on: September 09, 2015, 01:15:18 PM »
Wow ++, @DDRRead  that map is beautiful, the texture makes such a difference as well as all your detail. ;D
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« Reply #56 on: September 09, 2015, 02:01:36 PM »
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Cloth? Wow did you paint it yourself?

  that map is beautiful, the texture makes such a difference as well as all your detail. ;D

Not my detail as I can't paint or draw or map (or adult). It's the map of my world/setting but I didn't draw it I just described what I wanted. The Cartographer is the very excellent Doug Anderson and the publisher (the very very brilliant CR Brandon) sent me the cloth version along with my comp copies, and a very nice leather writer's bag and some cool wooden dice. I assume he used the digital copy of the map and printed it on what we Brits would call a tea towel via Cafepress or the like.

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Re: Calling All Maps!
« Reply #57 on: September 09, 2015, 02:06:51 PM »
I can't see those...  :(
Me neither.  :(
There must be something wrong with Finland.  ??? ;)
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« Reply #58 on: September 09, 2015, 02:56:31 PM »
I can't see those...  :(
Me neither.  :(
There must be something wrong with Finland.  ??? ;)

Maybe it's Google photos that is the problem? I linked them using the boards html and avoided Google's short webaddys, but maybe it's just general google photo suckage.

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Re: Calling All Maps!
« Reply #59 on: September 09, 2015, 02:58:16 PM »
I can't see those...  :(
Me neither.  :(
There must be something wrong with Finland.  ??? ;)

Maybe it's Google photos that is the problem? I linked them using the boards html and avoided Google's short webaddys, but maybe it's just general google photo suckage.
Yeah could be, google does some weird stuff with their images!
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