Tips and Tricks

Welcome to all those who've recently found their way to my corner of Google+. I post material related to maps of real and imaginary worlds, and also tips on how to create them yourself. The tips took an extended hiatus earlier in the year (you can probably guess why) but here's a compilation of some of those tips:

Using a phone to 'scan' a line art map:
Drawing forests:
How to draw grassland:
Explaining blend modes:
Picking a background texture:
Drawing isometric cliffs:
Drawing Cliffs:
Drawing Mountains:
Drawing an isometric dungeon map:
Colouring an isometric dungeon map:
Creating a grungy brush:
Drawing trees:
Colouring Trees:
Designing a castle gatehouse:
How to resize published maps for vtt use:
Turning any map into an aged paper handout:
Top down mountain design:
Simple icon design:
City layout:
Using line art to convey information:

This isn't entirely comprehensive as G+ seems to not be the best place for archiving posts, but the full set can be found over here:

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