It only took me 8 years, but I'm practically at the finish line. I have to get the place names mapped, but the drawing is effectively completed. Whee!
I probably got carried away in the details of the Hool Marsh and Rushmoors, but I really enjoy the look and effect in both. Both have a unique appearance and I'm glad for that. Would have been rather boring, but now I worry they may overshadow the rest of the map with the heavy detail they were obviously given.
I mentioned elsewhere that the Southern Sheldomar Valley was the entire reason I ended up mapping all four parts. In order to get it mapped to my satisfaction I just had to expand the
In the 1990s, I ran a Greyhawk campaign in the From the Ashes-era of Greyhawk. Based through the lands around the Empire of Iuz, I sketched a map based heavily on accessory The Marklands. All in pencil with my personal changes. Large enough to fit a wall poster. When the campaign wound down the poster sketch sat unused.
When Living Greyhawk began, I joined and began playing. I eventually joined the administration team that ran the region I lived in, the Shield Lands. Needing a decent map, I scanned my sketches, and touched it up with Photoshop. It grew as I felt I needed to include the entire Veng River valley, then I felt I needed to includ