Welcome my dear Witches, Wizards, Warlocks and all you other magic folk sat in the rafters. Today’s lesson is the most fundamental lesson you need in order to use magic in your story world. Sanderson’s First Law Of Magic “An author’s ability to solve conflict with magic is DIRECTLY PROPORTIONAL to how well the reader […]
I had written an article about magic to go out this week however when Jeno told me about this online course from NASA and The Arizona State University I quickly swapped the publishing calendar as it’s too good to miss. What is The Habitable Worlds Project? It’s an online course run by the Arizona State […]
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. […]