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Easteorra Map by stratomunchkin Easteorra Map by stratomunchkin
It shows a regional map, with only parts of it already explored (the South-west). The background here is that a religiously persecuted human minority fled across the ocean and came across this continent, making landfall near Leothora. Pretty much all the lands the Six Realms (founded by those refugees) now occupies used to belong to the Alvae, a gray-skinned, white-haired elven people who at first welcomed the humans and gave them the islands around Leothora to settle down. Unfortunately for them humans tend to breed a lot faster than the Alvae, and they don't share the elven people's inability to wield iron and steel (and since they were one people they didn't have the need for armies and warriors, which was a wee bit of a disadvantage once the humans sought to conquer their lands).

Muir Logainn and other ruins in the Quiet Marshes still tell of their wealth and power, and many of the larger cities in the Six Realms are built on Alvae foundations. The Quiet Marshes, the result of a massive flood brought about by Alvae spellsingers, mark the eastern extent of the Six Realms. Nobody has ever crossed them and returned, just as no ship has ever sailed back from the Widow Tears...

This is my first ever custom black-and-white map. Pretty much everything in there was hand-drawn, using a mouse and a Wacom Bamboo tablet. You can commission me for similar pieces. Just send me a note.
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Zunnash Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2015
This is amazing, i'm drawing a map for my own world as well, and now i see how much i need to improve
stratomunchkin Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Good luck. :) Don't worry, it's really just a lot of training + trial and error. ;)
Zunnash Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2015
Hah thanks, i'm using new technics to make it understandable and pretty, i like how you gave the perspective on hills and forests, mentioning forests, nice work on it, i'll try something inspired on it!
holocene-dawn Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2015
Utterly spectacular. :)

I think I was going to call a body of water the Azure Sea in one of my projects too, dammit. :P 
stratomunchkin Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Then call it that! It's not like I got a monopoly on the name... ;)
holocene-dawn Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2015
haha, indeed. :D 
OldDuane Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2015
Very well done, similar to one I've had in my mind for many years.  Actually had it on paper once.  
stratomunchkin Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Glad you like it. :)
SirInkman Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2015  Professional
Nice work sir. This turned out great. Lots of good stuff in there.
The round vignettes add a lot to fine map. :nod:
stratomunchkin Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you! :)
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