Mercator-style maps in Photoshop

At Cartographer’s Guild I discovered a tutorial that shows you step-by-step how to create an antique-looking world map for your fantasy campaign.


Yesterday I even started to create my own Mercator-style map for my Asecia reboot. I am not quite done, but perhaps you’re interested in the result:


Please note, that you have to sign up at the Cartographer’s Guild forum to see the embedded images there. But luckily someone already created a PDF version of the tutorial that I decided to mirror here for your convenience.

5 thoughts on “Mercator-style maps in Photoshop”

  1. Nifty. Looks good so far.

    I've been to Cartographer a number of time and am always impressed by their work and their tutorials. Unfortunately, being new to the whole world design aspect, I'm a little leery of designing my own world maps as I'm still working out how best to lay out things (Like people and nations.

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