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Map Making with Sapiento

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By Sapiento   |   
Published: July 19, 2009
© 2009 - 2020 Sapiento
A little tutorial how to draw maps with GIMP 2
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Zaigwast's avatar
Nice tutorial man ! AWESOME STUFF !
One question tho, is gimp better than illustrator or photoshop ?
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SapientoProfessional Digital Artist
Thank you!
It's similar to Photoshop. Illustrator is a vector program, a good free alternative is Inkscape.
Ceremonsen's avatar
CeremonsenHobbyist General Artist
Thanks for the tutorial!
Simple yet useful.
Can we expect an advanced one?
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SapientoProfessional Digital Artist
Thank you! No.
Tardis218's avatar
I have a question, when i do plasma, i get a outline of my island with the plasma colors, what am i doing wrong?
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SapientoProfessional Digital Artist
Maybe a different layer mode setting?
Tardis218's avatar
for the second layer I selected the option for it to be white
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SapientoProfessional Digital Artist
Did you make a selection? Otherwise I have no clue why there should be an outline.
Tardis218's avatar
it works now! thanks!
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SapientoProfessional Digital Artist
Great!
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also, how do you do the opposite affect of the feather to make it less blurry? 
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SapientoProfessional Digital Artist
Sharpen. That's a PS command, but there is a similar effect in GIMP.
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auren-dawnstar's avatar
Admittedly, I don't use much from this tutorial any more. However, it definitely helped me take my maps more seriously than I had been, and was a great starting point to learn from.
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SapientoProfessional Digital Artist
It is indeed a tutorial for beginners. I'm glad it was useful for you.
Kadmon06's avatar
Thank you for the tutorial!
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SapientoProfessional Digital Artist
You're welcome!
RoqqR's avatar
RoqqRHobbyist Photographer
Just increased my map skills. Thank you! :D
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SapientoProfessional Digital Artist
You're welcome! :D
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EyecelphilHobbyist Digital Artist
I like the edges of the water to the land, i'mma use that one time- this whole tutorial too :) Usefull, thank you!
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SapientoProfessional Digital Artist
I'm glad you like it!
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EyecelphilHobbyist Digital Artist
:la:
FiahOwl's avatar
This is really helpful! Thanks.
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SapientoProfessional Digital Artist
Good to hear! :)
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