Quick Dungeon Making in Gimp. It's a nice evening on friday.
You are relaxing in front of your PC to just shut yourself off a busy week. Suddenly the phone rings. [CG Textures] - Textures for 3D, graphic design and Photoshop! GIMP. View topic - GIMP - removing semi-transparent numbers in maps from WOTC. Bottom line is, without layers in the original image, you only have what's there to work with - can't get "under" the pixels.
Clone tool followed by manual editing is about the best you could do on the individual numbers. For the green circles, you might be able to select and copy each of those locations to a new image, and work with the colors, levels, and other settings to see if you can neutralize the green, and then paste that back in to the original image. View topic - Forest map in Gimp. Making a forest map using Gimp Open your map bmp file located ?
:\Program Files\Condor\Landscapes\yourmap\yourmap.bmp choose option "Select by colour" turn up the threshold to around 50% on the slide bar and select the snow cap mountain in your bmp file. once this is highlighted select "Bucket Fill " in the options of this tool select FG= foreground colour and also "Fill Whole Selection" move your mouse to your picture and left click to colour the highlighted areas. in your picture at the top is options goto "SELECT" and choose "NONE" You can see know that the areas that was snowcap mountains are now black.
Creating Simple Backgrounds with the Gimp. November 2005 Sometimes finding that perfect desktop background can actually end up taking a lot of time.
Making one might be a better approach. In this article, the basics of building nice looking background images from a simple colored one with a pattern to multiple sourced bump mapped ones is discussed. The tool used is the GNU Image Manipulation Program also known as the GIMP. How to make a map using GIMP - TribalWars Forum. I know there is already a topic about this by allyboo, but when I started, I used Ally's guide, and found that it lacked some vital information, so I thought I would have a go at one myself - I will post it belowAll feedback is welcomedHow to Create a Map using GimpVersion The version that I am using is v2.6, but if you are using a different version, then that is fine as well, it will just look slightly different (to download the latest version, go to Download Gimp)Twstats Before you can start making maps on Gimp, you need to learn how to use Twstats first.
You need to get to the site www.twstats.com, and then from the homepage, select the world that you are on e.g. World 25. Map Making Techniques Using GIMP - video tutorials for tutorials, creation, help, maps, mapping, cartography, GIMP, coordinateconversion, making, tips. Gimp Tips Part 6: Using The Clone Tool. Digital photography truly is amazing.
Today, a photograph can be manipulated until it doesn't resemble the original photograph at all, and still look remarkably authentic. How do they do that? Well, certainly there are different levels of expertise in digial image manipulation, but The Gimp offers a simple little tool that makes that manipulation easier than most people think. It's called the Clone Tool. For this week's tutorial, we'll be going through the steps to take what some would see as being a defect of an otherwise great photograph. If you notice, there is a water bottle on the rocks on the bottom-left portion of the image, which seems horribly out of place.
To begin, you'll need to use the magnify tool to zoom into the area of the image which contains the bottle. Then select the clone tool as is circled below. The clone tool is used by taking one portion of an image and using it to paint another portion of the same image. After painting a while, my image looked like the image below: Separating image with masks – Gimp videoturorial. Fantasy illustration in Gimp – tutorial. In this post I’ll show how to create a fantasy illustration in Gimp.
We’ll design a (rather sexy) fairy. Before we start: One general info about pasting anything in Gimp. To paste something into new layer, please use the general method (that is – ctrl+c, ctrl+v) – and after that click “new layer” icon to make a new layer from Floating Selection. Ok – so we’ll make the background first. As the base I used a image of old paper.
GIMP tutorials. GIMP Tutorials and useful snippets. Gimp-tutorials.net - Gimp , tutorials , brushes , downloads, forum. Bump Mapping - Practical Exercise and usage. I learnt use of Bump Map from a tutorial at gug.sunsite.dk.
So, here is my try explaining it a bit more so that it becomes easy for all level users to understand the use of Bump-Map plugin, and possibilities. Prerequisites You must be familier with creating new image, adding new layers, deleting layers, naming/renaming a layer, filling solid color and gradient in layers/selections. If you do not know how to perform above mentioned operations then Click here to read beginners tutorial first. [line] What is Bump Map? What is use of Bump Map? Gimp Advanced Guide - 8.3 The Emboss and Bump map Filters. There are two filters that are particularly useful for rendering.
These are Emboss and Bump map. The Emboss filter, found in Image:Filters/Distorts, creates the effect that an image is embossed into a thin metal plate. Figure 8.9 illustrates the use of the filter for a very simple case. Figure 8.9(a) shows an image that was created using a radial gradient, and Figure 8.9(b) shows the corresponding dialog for the Emboss filter. The three sliders in the filter dialog control the embossing effect, and Figure 8.10 shows a 3D scene that defines the effect of each one. When the light source is on one side of the object, the other side must be in shadow, as shown in Figure 8.10. ``Wait a minute! Creating Maps and Graphics with GIMP. [Award Winner] Using GIMP to Create an Artistic Regional RPG Map.
Post 1:IntroductionFirst off, let me say that it was Pyrandon’s city map tutorial that inspired me to write up this one, so I will steal his format .
I have been working on a variety of techniques to make (what I consider to be) “nice looking” maps using GIMP, and felt they are polished enough now so that anyone can follow along and do the same.I intend to publish this tutorial serially, in the How-To forum at the Cartographer’s Guild web site, and hope to coalesce it into a single pdf for download when complete.Why GIMP? In case you are not aware, GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) is a raster graphic editor.
It is free software available under the GNU General Public License and can be downloaded from www.gimp.org for a number of computer systems, including Windows and Linux.This tutorial has been developed with GIMP version 2.4, and may refer to features not available in older versions. Additionally, the menu structures have been shuffled about as of this version. Sylvarre Regional Map in GIMP. Guide: The GIMP. [RPG maps] Making interior maps on computer? - RPGnet Forums. How to graphically create a Town!? - EN World D&D / RPG News. Electivire GIMP Sig Tutorial - Zelda Universe Forums. Quick Dungeon Making in Gimp. Drawing Maps With Gimp. Blog Archive » Medieval town map tutorial. Some days ago, fellow RPG blogger MJ Harnish pointed an awesome map-making tutorial out to me. This tutorial uses Photoshop and the Roleplaying City Map Generator, which I am hosting at my Google Sites page. I haven’t tried creating my own map using this tutorial yet, but from what I’ve seen so far its easy enough to follow if you have some experience with Adobe Photoshop.
Please note that you need to register at the forums to be able to access the attached images in the tutorial. Blog Archive » Creating an old-school map in GIMP. As you probably remember, the One-Page Dungeon Contest hosted by fellow RPG bloggers ChattyDM and Chgowiz in on. Some people have already started sending in their dungeons, others (like me) are still working on their entries. A major hurdle is creating a proper map especially when you don’t have any drawing skills. Tutorial: Old Parchment Paper - gimpusers.com. 1 Open a new file: 400×500 px and set the background color to black. 2 Create a new transparent layer, fill it with #bc8b46. 3 Go to Filter / Noise / RGB Noise and use these values as input:Independent RGB Channels: checkedRED: 0,20GREEN: 0 BLUE: 0ALPHA: 0 4 - Filter / Blur / Gaussian Blur: 10px.The noise-effect should be still very little visible- 5 Now, we’re going to bring some depth into play.
Open the channels tab (Dialogs / Channels). Create a new channel there, name it “knittern” or “crinkle” which is the english word for this.Opacity to 100%. 6 Click the just created channel to make it active.Apply Filter / Render / Plastic Noise. Activate “Random”.Values:-——- Random: on X: 2,3 Y: 3,3 Details 15.You get this kind of picture: 7 In the channels tab deactivate the eye-symbol to make it invisible. 8 Change to the layers-tab and click the brown layer to make it active. Now apply Filter / Light and Shadow / Lighting Effect. Tutorial: The Battlemap, a guest post by Jonathan Roberts « www. Newbie DM .com. With this website, I’ve tried to give new DM’s out there tools, resources, and tips to run a better D&D game with.
One of the things that I’ve never been able to offer before today, simply because I have no skills at it, is a robust mapping tutorial or series. So I reached out to the community at Cartographer’s Guild, probably the best mapping resource on the internet, and immediately I had a volunteer willing to help out newbiedm.com readers with their rpg mapping.Jonathan Roberts, a published cartographer who has done work for Mongoose Publishing, Kobold Quarterly, Open Design, and other publishers, has graciously accepted to provide us with a series on mapping.
Jonathan has a website called Fantastic Maps, where you can see his work.