The New Pannulus Map Revealed

I’m going to jump right in this week because I can be long-winded when I start talking about maps. The Pannulus map project I vowed to finish before January was through is complete. As I tend to do, I’ll probably always tinker with it, but the basic map is done.

Map: CA Hawthorne

Tremjara. Pannulus is located in the northeast. Map: CA Hawthorne

About a year ago I completed the Tremjara continent map and an idea formed for a series in the island group off the northeast coast. On the fly, I blew up that tiny portion of the map to have as reference. All well and good, but I stretched it too much and it pixelated, losing its definition. It looked okay small (25%), but anything more and it was awful. Too, I made some other significant errors in my haste, which I talked about earlier this month.

Thus the project.

*To be clear, the new map holds up even at 300% magnification without significant loss of definition, but what I share online are screenshots of a JPEG file, which means these don’t magnify as well. Mostly it’s a copyright thing. Also, I’ve named the phases I went through for this blog, but in reality I wasn’t that organized.

For Phase-1 I cleaned up edges and redefined the hills and mountains to a degree…

To read about all the phases, additions to the map, and see examples from during the process—not to mention the new Pannulus map—please join me on the website HERE.


About Ontyre Passages

Alive and well in the Rocky Mountains. I'm a fantasy writer who also dabbles in poetry, short stories, and map making. My Ontyre tales are an alternative fantasy experience, the stories rich in mystery, adventure, and romance. Alternative fantasy? Not quite steampunk. Not quite gothic. In truth, the real magic is in those who discover what's within.
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