Revisited this fantasy map I sketched out a year ago and gave it some color. I kinda like leaving it unlabeled and without towns. It feels like it has more possibilities this way. And it has nothing to do with me being lazy and not wanting to deal with labels and whatnot. Or being too cheap to buy Photoshop. I’ll confess that the first version … Continue reading Bestosa in Color
Original hand-inked maze with losts of swoops and curls Continue reading I amaze myself!
The town of Obsidian lies along the northern stretch of Briarstone’s Free Road, between Berlstrum and Goremont. The population is primarily gnome. The ground floor is “human” size and scale, where the rather random levels off the ground are more comfortable for the shorter races. Beneath the city is a well guarded secret, or at least not widely advertised to enemy forces. A large diamond … Continue reading Town of Obsidian
Continent of Bestosa With this fantasy map, I added tunnels through caves. Fun. I like the chain of islands, but adding topography into those the small areas seems impossible. I’m drawing on letter-size sheets. Do other people use bigger canvases? Wavy ocean lines … got a bit carried away there. Also keeping them on the same horizontal plane was a bit challenging. In regards to … Continue reading Bestosa – pencil sketch fantasy map