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Live Mapping: Parchment Backgrounds

Hi Everyone :)

In this week's Live Mapping Session Ralf will be showing us how to add a parchment background to an existing map, and how to use the tools provided by the June issue of the 2007 Cartographer's Annual.

Come along and join in the fun :)



  • LoopysueLoopysue 🖼️ 26 images Cartographer ProFantasy
  • 16 days later
  • Making progress on catching-up with the videos today now!

    I've used the Parchment Backgrounds before, so this didn't really show me a lot that was new, but it's always good to see such things being used for real. I imagine now we could use the Color Key Effect to create things like the gaps in the parchment textures, but the video did show the ability of the extant template to hide features like symbols that Color Key won't operate with, so was valuable from that perspective aside from anything else.

    Not sure about the new-look "spooky Ralf", though a quick check of this week's video suggests this has now become the thing, and I guess it helps see a little of what the mini video camera screen sometimes hides on these streams. Plus it gives food for comments in the chat!

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