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Non-CC maps art thread

Postby natty dread on Fri Dec 31, 2010 3:51 am

Ok... I thought a thread like this could be fun.

I'm sure most of the mapmakers here have maps they've made that are not for CC gameplay... maybe they were made for practice, maybe for fun, or maybe they were going to become a CC map at first but the idea got dropped... Either way, this is your chance to get some feedback for your art.

So don't be shy, share your artwork!


Here's all the maps posted so far, I'll update this post when I can...

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Re: Non-CC maps art thread

Postby Victor Sullivan on Sun Jan 09, 2011 2:19 am

Nice!...but what is Gotland?
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Re: Non-CC maps art thread

Postby The Bison King on Sun Jan 09, 2011 2:44 am

Great idea Natty!

You'd be right too. Here's a map I did of North America a few years back.
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Re: Non-CC maps art thread

Postby Victor Sullivan on Sun Jan 09, 2011 2:47 am

You are quite talented with watercolors, TBK! You certainly dont disappoint! ;)
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Re: Non-CC maps art thread

Postby natty dread on Sun Jan 09, 2011 4:27 am

Nice work TBK. I wonder about the upper half of the map though... did the map get twisted in the scanner or did you draw it like that?
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Re: Non-CC maps art thread

Postby Victor Sullivan on Sun Jan 09, 2011 5:12 am

WHAT IS GOTLAND, NATTY???? :mrgreen:
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Re: Non-CC maps art thread

Postby natty dread on Sun Jan 09, 2011 5:26 am

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Re: Non-CC maps art thread

Postby Victor Sullivan on Sun Jan 09, 2011 5:27 am

natty_dread wrote:http://tinyurl.com/36es2vk

Lol, thanks, I guess...
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Re: Non-CC maps art thread

Postby natty dread on Sun Jan 09, 2011 6:56 am

This is the place I live in. The green star marks my home.

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Re: Non-CC maps art thread

Postby The Bison King on Mon Jan 10, 2011 1:07 am

natty_dread wrote:Nice work TBK. I wonder about the upper half of the map though... did the map get twisted in the scanner or did you draw it like that?

neither, I never scanned it, that's a digital photograph. The twist at the top is just the natural curve in the paper as recorded from a camera about 5 feet away.
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Re: Non-CC maps art thread

Postby The Bison King on Mon Jan 10, 2011 1:15 am

natty_dread wrote:This is the place I live in. The green star marks my home.

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How close am I? is your home in this photograph?
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Re: Non-CC maps art thread

Postby natty dread on Mon Jan 10, 2011 9:49 am

Let's just say it's in that general area... ;)

For the record - those photographs are badly outdated... there's lots of buildings in that area built within the last 5 years that don't show up on those photos...

Btw, looking at it now, Helsinki could actually make a nice CC map...
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Re: Non-CC maps art thread

Postby Industrial Helix on Wed Jan 12, 2011 8:31 pm

This is a painting about the size of a postcard of Istanbul. I added the sea words by photoshop.

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Re: Non-CC maps art thread

Postby TaCktiX on Wed Jan 12, 2011 8:54 pm

Don't you mean...Constantinople?
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Re: Non-CC maps art thread

Postby Army of GOD on Wed Jan 12, 2011 8:57 pm

Byzantium?
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Re: Non-CC maps art thread

Postby Industrial Helix on Wed Jan 12, 2011 9:02 pm

Well, if it was just the walled in area, then it'd be Constantinople or Byzantion... depends on what time period you're looking at. Istanbul spreads over both sides of the Bospohorus and on the opposite side of the Golden Horn.
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Re: Non-CC maps art thread

Postby Army of GOD on Wed Jan 12, 2011 9:08 pm

One thing that I always challenge myself to do is attempt to try either North America, the Americas together, or the entire world all by hand and with no tools/maps to cheat off of. My best one is from 2 years ago but I don't have it with me. I'll try to have it scanned to me. It's my best, but it's still pretty bad =(
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Re: Non-CC maps art thread

Postby natty dread on Thu Jan 13, 2011 5:06 am

I'm putting all the maps here in the first post... it'll make a nice gallery.

Btw nice work, IH. Thanks for contributing.
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Re: Non-CC maps art thread

Postby RjBeals on Thu Jan 20, 2011 10:54 pm

Nice thread. Here's a few of my non-risk maps.

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Re: Non-CC maps art thread

Postby natty dread on Thu Jan 20, 2011 11:27 pm

Beals... wow. Those are awesome! You're really putting us in our place ;)

Thanks for your contribution, I'll add these to the gallery.
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Re: Non-CC maps art thread

Postby The Bison King on Fri Feb 11, 2011 12:32 pm

Last year I got on a huge kick of doing Thyseneal maps. Here's the results:

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Re: Non-CC maps art thread

Postby Victor Sullivan on Fri Feb 11, 2011 3:42 pm

Way cool, TBK!
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Re: Non-CC maps art thread

Postby The Bison King on Fri Feb 11, 2011 8:06 pm

Victor Sullivan wrote:Way cool, TBK!

Ant by way cool I know you mean super nerdy but that's cool.
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Re: Non-CC maps art thread

Postby Victor Sullivan on Sat Feb 12, 2011 9:35 am

The Bison King wrote:
Victor Sullivan wrote:Way cool, TBK!

Ant by way cool I know you mean super nerdy but that's cool.

If my standard of cool is nerdy, then yes.
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Re: Non-CC maps art thread

Postby Industrial Helix on Fri Feb 25, 2011 11:57 pm

Bump.

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