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Map of Ellias from the Call of Heroes universe

Discussion in 'Fantasy Art' started by Ankari, Mar 23, 2013.

  1. Ankari

    Ankari Hero Breaker Moderator

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    Hello,

    Since we're sharing maps, I'll share mine. This is an overview of the continent of Ellias.

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  2. FatCat

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    Looks awesome, Ankari.
     
  3. ThomasCardin

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    It reads very well. Dagor stands out to me because it is the only lettering that is vertically aligned. Is there a significance to the red rivers?
     
  4. Ireth

    Ireth Myth Weaver

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    I'm curious about the big southwestern forest being singled out as "living". Are all the other forests dead?
     
  5. Devor

    Devor Fiery Keeper of the Hat Moderator

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    If we're supposed to offer critiques, I think too many of the words are at the same 45 degree rotation. Some of them fit the landscape that way, but a few of them don't, and those are the ones that make it look funny. It didn't stand out until the second or third time I looked at it, so I don't make much of it.

    The mountains make a big divide between the east and west side of the continent. I'm curious as to how that plays out in the story.

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    I just wanted to add, one of the things that helped me with a map I had done was tilting the page around. Everything just felt more natural afterwards. For instance, your mountains go straight up through the middle. If you turned the map a little, the angle won't look as convenient or forced. And if you tilt it 45 degrees, you could probably get most of your words going straighter across, which is less artistic but easier on the reader.
     
    Last edited: Mar 23, 2013
  6. Jabrosky

    Jabrosky Banned

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    I do like how you've rendered the terrain with different colors.
     
  7. AVCortez

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    Subtle, and has a lot of old world charm. I really like it, as I have a tendency to go overboard with my maps. The result being a cluttered image.
     
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