Sepia Maps Share this:TwitterFacebookGoogleLike this:Like Loading... Related 3 thoughts on “Sepia Maps” Add yours This may seem like a silly question, Soraya, I hope you don’t mind? But how do you decision what shape your coastlines should be? Especially for the islands? I never seem to be able to do islands right, which is an issue since my main map is all about various sizes of islands… LikeLiked by 1 person Reply That’s not a silly question at all, Cameron! 🙂 When I first start with a blank canvas, I usually have a small idea of where things are going to go. But honestly, I let my brushes decide for me when it comes to shapes. I use various cloud brushes in Photoshop to create all my coastlines. It’s all a little more in-depth than I can explain here, of course. A great thing to do would be to look at real life geography in Google Earth or something. Try researching how islands form. What kind of islands are you looking for? Groups of islands like archipelagos? Oceanic islands can be volcanic or tectonic in origin. It’s all really fascinating! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Wow, thanks! I’ve got both archipelagos and oceanic islands to contend with, alongside some small continents. There’s a whole thing of many different worlds within worlds going on… Anyway, thanks for the advice, I shall dive into the internet and research! LikeLiked by 1 person Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (Address never made public) Name Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google+ account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email.