My third class is finally online on Skillshare! In this class we continue to build our fantasy map. I'll talk you through the entire process of drawing icons and placing labels on your map. We'll go over some basic rules to help you make sure that your map is as readable as possible.
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Rules about Labeling: In this lesson we'll go over some important rules to keep in mind when placing your labels on your map. This covers different type- and style sizes, but also where to position your labels.
Creating Icons: We'll go over the process of creating icon sets for your maps. We'll go from basic sketches to finished designs. When the labels are done we'll go over to our map and put them in place.
Label Hierarchy: Determining the hierarchy for your labels is a very important step. This includes type style and size.
Placing Labels: Finally it's time to start putting the labels in our map. In this lesson we'll apply all the rules and elements that we've learned in the previous lessons. We'll also see how some rules might contradict each other and learn what to keep in mind when making compromises.
Making Labels Readable: When all the labels are places you'll see that most of them are not perfectly readable. Most labels will be obstructed by terrain features or coastlines. In this lesson we'll go over some techniques to make sure your labels are readable.