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Post your tutorials and how-to's, as well as link to tutorials already made.

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trying to make a map in a similar style

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 00:06:56 GMT

so i am starting a new campaign based in the sky realms. basically vast expanse of sky with thousands of floating islands. i found this map online...

Tressia- Earth-like world help

Wed, 31 Jan 2018 17:25:06 GMT

Hello Cartographers, i am new to making maps and want to start with the biggest dimension possible so i am making a world map. i would...

Fractal terrain wilbur ridged multifractal

Mon, 22 Jan 2018 11:33:37 GMT

Hello , I found a nice shape generated with fractal terrain with wilbur ridged multifractal noise , but I get those strange circles in the terrains...

Help with isometric style - cliffs/ similar

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 17:27:38 GMT

Hi all, Cekkie here. I've been working on a map for a little while now, but every time I try to create cliffs on shorelines or elsewhere or plateaus...

Painting realistic coastlines easily and intuitively

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 11:14:20 GMT

This is my first post, but I started lurking here like 10 years ago. :roll: I was stoked to figure this one out, and I'm excited to see where else...

[Tutorial] Using GPlates to model continental drift

Sun, 24 Dec 2017 11:33:05 GMT

There’s been a number of ambitious world-building projects recently that have attempted to model tectonic movements in a fictional world. One program...

Convert equirectangular map to mercator?

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 08:37:33 GMT

I mostly make heightmaps for various games but most of the Digital Elevation Maps I get are equirectangular which I can't really work with to draw in...

Question about mapping streets

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 02:29:38 GMT

hello, i play D&D and am currently getting ready to run a game but my maps are not turning out quite the way i would like. i use photoshop cs3...

Using GIS Tools to Generate Rivers from Elevation Data

Wed, 06 Dec 2017 22:32:39 GMT

In a previous blog post ( I had described how to acquire real world...

Need help for plateau

Mon, 27 Nov 2017 13:06:57 GMT

Je suis en train de réaliser ma première carte pour un JdR n'ayant pas d'univers propre, j'utilise actuellement gimp et des brosses donnant un style...

How do you create outlines of shapes in PS?

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 19:53:43 GMT

Here's an example: Around the coastlines there are probably 3...

Creating realistic domed roof

Mon, 20 Nov 2017 01:29:14 GMT

While making my city map, I did a roof on a dome. It isn't easy to position the tiles right but I have found a way to do a nice roof. There are 2...

fantasy landshapes for print - no couds -

Tue, 14 Nov 2017 16:52:07 GMT

Hello there all, I am pleased to meet you, I am new to this forum. I am going to work on a fantasy map and I watched a lot of tutorials of what I...


Sun, 29 Oct 2017 11:43:59 GMT

How do you demarcate waterfalls? I can't seem to find anything that's really good for 2D waterfalls on maps?