The World Builders Guild has opened up a “Writers Corner” on DeviantART and so I’m inviting you to submit articles about your own world to this new gallery. If you’re a novelist or story writer then this is not the place for your stories. However, we’d love to learn more about the world behind your […]
The role of a great world builder is to create an environment that encourages conflict, because conflict is essential to a great story. Though conflict doesn’t have to mean violence. If you build a world that achieves this then you will never run out of stories that want to be told. Games Workship do a […]
Step 1: Typography Typography is the art of making text look pretty on your map. For this part of the tutorial you will need to make sure the character menu is visible.
This is the 3rd part in a series about drawing your own map. If you missed part 1 or part 2 then it’s recommended that you read those articles first. Also, don’t forget to draw along as you read the articles as you’ll learn much more from doing than you will from just reading.
If you’ve randomly generated your land from the last tutorial then you should have a green island ready to start this next part. My island looks like the following:
You’ve asked for a more detailed tutorial on how to create a map. So here we go. This is the first part in a number of tutorials that will show you exactly how to create a stunning map using nothing but Photoshop. In this first part you’ll learn how to generate random terrain using Photoshop. […]