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Re: Friendly Mapmaking Challenge - Everyone Welcome!

Postby koontz1973 on Fri Feb 17, 2012 12:15 am

Victor Sullivan wrote:This is why I don't do graphics :lol:

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Just screwed around with filters :P

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And that is all the beginnings of maps. Screwing around till something clicks. Keep on doing it sully and one day you might get a quench. ;)
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Re: Friendly Mapmaking Challenge - Everyone Welcome!

Postby natty dread on Fri Feb 17, 2012 1:12 am

You forgot the in.
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Re: Friendly Mapmaking Challenge - Everyone Welcome!

Postby DiM on Fri Feb 17, 2012 10:29 am

what are you using sully?
i don't recognize those filters.
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Re: Friendly Mapmaking Challenge - Everyone Welcome!

Postby MrBenn on Fri Feb 17, 2012 3:07 pm

DiM wrote:what are you using sully?
i don't recognize those filters.

Looks a bit like difference clouds with colour filters on top?
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Re: Friendly Mapmaking Challenge - Everyone Welcome!

Postby DiM on Fri Feb 17, 2012 4:06 pm

MrBenn wrote:
DiM wrote:what are you using sully?
i don't recognize those filters.

Looks a bit like difference clouds with colour filters on top?



difference clouds are nice. that actually looks awful. or maybe he added a lot of grain then blurred everything...
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Re: Friendly Mapmaking Challenge - Everyone Welcome!

Postby Victor Sullivan on Fri Feb 17, 2012 4:08 pm

DiM wrote:
MrBenn wrote:
DiM wrote:what are you using sully?
i don't recognize those filters.

Looks a bit like difference clouds with colour filters on top?



difference clouds are nice. that actually looks awful. or maybe he added a lot of grain then blurred everything...

:lol: :P

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Re: Friendly Mapmaking Challenge - Everyone Welcome!

Postby natty dread on Fri Feb 17, 2012 4:22 pm

Well, nothing that adding some MORE filters couldn't fix! :lol:

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Re: Friendly Mapmaking Challenge - Everyone Welcome!

Postby natty dread on Sat Feb 18, 2012 8:35 am

Here's something fun I wanted to try.

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Re: Friendly Mapmaking Challenge - Everyone Welcome!

Postby natty dread on Sat Feb 18, 2012 2:48 pm

You know... because Kaliningrad is part of Russia... and Tetris was made in Russia... and... well, it made sense at the time!
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Re: Friendly Mapmaking Challenge - Everyone Welcome!

Postby DiM on Sat Feb 18, 2012 3:00 pm

natty dread wrote:You know... because Kaliningrad is part of Russia... and Tetris was made in Russia... and... well, it made sense at the time!



is that a preset/filter/action/mask? or did you draw it?
i'm talking about the tetris image.

PS: is nobody else going for this challenge? :?
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Re: Friendly Mapmaking Challenge - Everyone Welcome!

Postby natty dread on Sat Feb 18, 2012 4:06 pm

DiM wrote:is that a preset/filter/action/mask? or did you draw it?


Drew it myself... I tried searching for a tetris pattern at first but couldn't find anything that looked good without watermarks, so I made one myself. I just used the render grid filter to draw a grid of 18x18 squares, then coloured them with the fill tool until I had a large enough, repeating pattern of tetris blocks, then added a little bevel and such to make the squares more tetris-like. Also, I used a NES palette for the colours!

DiM wrote:PS: is nobody else going for this challenge? :?


Give it time... not everyone works at lightning speed ;)
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Re: Friendly Mapmaking Challenge - Everyone Welcome!

Postby thenobodies80 on Sat Feb 18, 2012 9:02 pm

I was going to draw a soviet/communist map, but DiM is too fast for me (or he has more free time ;))

Anyway I decided to develop a space view....it's different from what I had in mind (it's not totally finished :oops: ) but i'm really short with time so here we go:

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Re: Friendly Mapmaking Challenge - Everyone Welcome!

Postby DiM on Sat Feb 18, 2012 9:09 pm

that's a cool twist tnb, but isn't the size kinda awkward? i mean it makes kaliningrad seem huge
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Re: Friendly Mapmaking Challenge - Everyone Welcome!

Postby thenobodies80 on Sat Feb 18, 2012 9:14 pm

yeah perspective is a bit not realistic....the size limits forced me to play with sizes a bit........but who cares? :P
A bit of creativity/fantasy doesn't hurt ;)

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Re: Friendly Mapmaking Challenge - Everyone Welcome!

Postby natty dread on Sun Feb 19, 2012 4:05 am

Yeah, creativity is what this is all about. Nice work! I like the clouds, there's a real feeling of movement in them...
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