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Because of many, many questions about mountains in my "Map of Eltar" picture, this is a simple tutorial about how to draw the mountains with a pencil in 3 steps

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How to draw a horizontal mountain range

It's been a week of mountain ranges - I was asked for an east-west mountain range tutorial (rather than north-south). Here's the walkthrough, with particular note to the valleys. #fantasy #map #tutorial


The first step to drawing a lake is drawing the guidelines for the ground and scenery. Description from I searched for this on

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How to draw, shade, and colour a mountain range

I’ve written up a couple of tutorials before on drawing isometric mountain ranges for fantasy maps – but never more than the pen and ink stage. I’ve had a few requests for how to take this to the next step and colour the mountain ranges. Note that I use a graphics tablet. You can do this with … Continue reading "How to draw, shade, and colour a mountain range"