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Re: FRANCE 2.1

Postby Mishalex on Sun Apr 21, 2013 10:59 am

I agree Lancelot in that, you'll have a lot of hard work if you decide to redraw in photoshop whereas keep going under Illustrator...
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Re: FRANCE 2.1

Postby RjBeals on Sun Apr 21, 2013 5:04 pm

I'll work on incorporating mountains into the IL file.

after you send me the most recent firle, If I have some time, can I clean up that IL file also? You have so much going on there it's very hard to work with. Your borders should be on 1 layer, all those layer masks need to go. I'll redraw the borders if that's what it takes (which I think it will). And I really think we can do a better job on the territory texture you have. Shall I try?
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Re: FRANCE 2.1

Postby Mishalex on Tue Apr 23, 2013 5:06 am

OK, thanks RJ, that could be great! :)
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Re: FRANCE 2.1

Postby Lancelot du Lac on Thu Apr 25, 2013 12:55 pm

I send the file this week-end I must again clean the layer's. Thanks RjBeals
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Re: FRANCE 2.1

Postby Lancelot du Lac on Sun Apr 28, 2013 2:36 pm

Here the updates. RjBeals has the new file. He works for the mountains. Thanks RjBeals
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Re: FRANCE 2.1

Postby ManBungalow on Sun Apr 28, 2013 2:52 pm

The smoother coasts are much better.
However, the colour of the line around the coast isn't quite right.
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Re: FRANCE 2.1

Postby isaiah40 on Sun Apr 28, 2013 8:30 pm

I agree with ManB on the coastline. It would look better if you remove the outline all together including the outline of the rivers.

Where the rivers go into the ocean, they need to be blended in so that you don't have a hard line of river and then ocean.

The "bridges" need to be done the old way of the region colors on them so they are easier to see.

The Foreign claims need to be subdued a tad as the 888's are a little hard to see on them.

The text on the regions need to be a tad bit bigger and darker. I say a pure black should do it. They are a bit hard to read, and when you do the small, they will be even harder.

That is it for now.
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Re: FRANCE 2.1

Postby Lancelot du Lac on Mon Apr 29, 2013 4:17 pm

isaiah40 wrote:I agree with ManB on the coastline. It would look better if you remove the outline all together including the outline of the rivers.

Where the rivers go into the ocean, they need to be blended in so that you don't have a hard line of river and then ocean.

I reduced the thickness of the coastline. I prefer keep it.
For the border's river. I drop borders but I keep two borders for two rivers. See you the difference ? What do you prefer ?

isaiah40 wrote:The "bridges" need to be done the old way of the region colors on them so they are easier to see.

RjBeals, may be, will draw the bridges.

isaiah40 wrote:The Foreign claims need to be subdued a tad as the 888's are a little hard to see on them.

I don't understand your suggestion.

isaiah40 wrote:The text on the regions need to be a tad bit bigger and darker. I say a pure black should do it. They are a bit hard to read, and when you do the small, they will be even harder.

Done. You prefer ?

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Re: FRANCE 2.1

Postby Mishalex on Tue Apr 30, 2013 3:09 am

WP Lance,

Personally, i like the way that the Seine River is done... It keep a much more natural way for me...

Looks like Gironde could be redone that way...
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Re: FRANCE 2.1

Postby isaiah40 on Tue Apr 30, 2013 10:06 am

Lancelot du Lac wrote:
isaiah40 wrote:The Foreign claims need to be subdued a tad as the 888's are a little hard to see on them.

I don't understand your suggestion.

Increase the opacity of them so the army numbers are easier to see.

I would prefer no outline to to that blue outline. If you are going to use an outline use a color that is darker, like maybe grey.

Mishalex wrote:Personally, i like the way that the Seine River is done... It keep a much more natural way for me...

Looks like Gironde could be redone that way...

I agree with this. Do all the rivers in this way!

I forgot to mention earlier about the Paris inset, you need to have the surrounding regions in it so we know where it is -for those of us who don't know exactly where Paris is.
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Re: FRANCE 2.1

Postby RjBeals on Wed May 01, 2013 6:40 pm

Thanks for the file - I'll have a shot at this, probably Sunday night this weekend.
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Re: FRANCE 2.1

Postby RjBeals on Sun May 05, 2013 1:44 pm

I think the problem is I'm using Illustrator CS3. It's older than the version you are, so I'm getting every object in it's own layer - see the screenshot, It's not organized the way you spoke about.

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Re: FRANCE 2.1

Postby RjBeals on Sun May 05, 2013 2:07 pm

Can't work with the file. Maybe save a copy as eps, or see if the save options allow to save as CS3 file?
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Re: FRANCE 2.1

Postby Lancelot du Lac on Mon May 06, 2013 7:12 am

RjBeals wrote:Can't work with the file. Maybe save a copy as eps, or see if the save options allow to save as CS3 file?


your version is CS3 ?

I save the file in this version !
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Re: FRANCE 2.1

Postby RedBaron0 on Thu May 16, 2013 10:04 pm

Holy vector Batman! Any word or progress here?
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Re: FRANCE 2.1

Postby Lancelot du Lac on Mon May 20, 2013 2:33 am

:D
Sorry for my 15 days vaction. I have converted thé files and send to RjBeals. Say me is it good for you, rjbeals.
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Re: FRANCE 2.1

Postby Lancelot du Lac on Wed May 22, 2013 12:11 pm

The latest version here.

I work with RjBeals to the mountains. I have some difficulties because I worked with Illustrator software and it works with photoshop.

Does anyone has a tip?

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Re: FRANCE 2.1

Postby koontz1973 on Wed May 22, 2013 12:25 pm

Lancelot du Lac wrote:I work with RjBeals to the mountains. I have some difficulties because I worked with Illustrator software and it works with photoshop.

Does anyone has a tip?

Yep, both of you can convert to GIMP. ;)

But apart from that, not a clue as I have never used either for very long.
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Re: FRANCE 2.1

Postby RjBeals on Wed May 22, 2013 7:35 pm

send me the file in illustrator CS3. I can work with that.
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Re: FRANCE 2.1

Postby Lancelot du Lac on Thu May 23, 2013 4:26 pm

In the CS3 format, the quality is a little worse, some effects do not exist in this version. But it's ok, you have the good file now!
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Postby RjBeals on Wed May 29, 2013 3:18 pm

Sorry guys - but my personal life is crazy busy right now. I'm not going to have any time soon to work on these mountains. I suggest you go back to an earlier draft, or try to move on with them how they are.
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Re: FRANCE 2.1

Postby Lancelot du Lac on Mon Jun 17, 2013 10:44 am

This weeks my news updates coming !
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Re: FRANCE 2.1

Postby cairnswk on Fri Jun 21, 2013 5:34 pm

Looking nice Lancelot du Lac. :)
I think that perhaps the two legends need the same border to provide some similar design connection. IMHO.
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Re: FRANCE 2.1

Postby Bruceswar on Tue Jun 25, 2013 2:14 am

You will need to change colors up. It is a total wreck for color blind people.
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Re: FRANCE 2.1

Postby Mishalex on Tue Jun 25, 2013 4:09 am

What do you suggest Bruce?
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