Drawing grass from a top-down perspective takes a little thought to avoid a blank sheet of paper, or a time-consuming mess of hatches. This guide falls somewhere in the middle – a happy medium, if you will!
The perfect place to shipwreck or bury your treasures, the tiny Tropical Island.
Every flavor of timber-made tower in one convenient package!
How to fill your map with difficult terrain and annoy your players!
I’m getting back into the swing of my rescan project after a long hiatus, and here are this week’s maps.
A narrow road winds through dense fir woods. Moss and grass abound. Elves too, I’d bet.
The freshly fallen tree, and how to draw it in eleven minutes.
The town is still a ways off. Ride into the dark, or risk a night in the wild?
How to draw a lush top-down pine tree, step-by-step.
The first and simplest way I draw common trees, the cross section approach, as seen in the Jungle Stream.
Today I drew a mine’s entrance battle map, well and truly ready for goblin occupation!
A guide to the three ways I draw elevation on my battle maps; ridges, slopes and cliffs.
Jake thought up and funded much of the modular buildings set, and kindly sent me this write up of his city-in-progress. He’s got a lot of great tips and an excellent concept, and I’m itching to see the finished product!
Welcome to the first episode of my new project! These “How To Draw” videos are made for Dungeon Masters or mapping enthusiasts who are curious about my method.
Mind your step in the damp tunnels of today’s battle map!
Take to the high sea with this rather stylized rendition of ocean waves!
Today’s map makes a fine campsite or setting for a modular building.
Where there is sea and trade, there are pirates, and where there are pirates, there’s a lair.
No one can change the shape of a battlefield quite like a magic user.
I’m stretching my wings a little and starting up a Pinterest page.
Finally, a decent place to build those buildings!
It’s been a long time in the making, but our first official Roll20 map pack just hit the Marketplace!
Soothe your ears and eyes to the speed painting of the Little Library set to some excellent music.
Wild, mystical and mushroom-y, today’s semi-modular building is the Druid’s Burrow.
Watch the time lapsed inking of the Little Library sketch while listening to me ramble about maps and future videos.
Today’s cosy library is another set piece for the modular buildings set, crammed with bookshelves and ready for construction on your city street.
David’s been refining his printing process since our last gallery post and has sent me a new batch of gorgeous images.
Today’s map is just begging for a random encounter…
Crawling, buzzing, squawking, rustling. Hiding any kind of beastie in its overgrowth. Today’s map is the Jungle Stream.
Built with Out of the Abyss and my oriental campaign in mind, The Schooner is something between a keelboat and a Chinese junk. Whatever she may be, this compact ship is ready for your campaign, Underdark or nay.
David recently tweeted me his quality prints of the Blacksmith and Trusty Tavern, and I just had to share them here. Each map is printed at the store and glued to cardboard before being touched up with a black marker around the edges and reinforced with clear tape. If you like David’s style, he keeps a […]
In many ways, the Trusty Tavern is the father of the modular buildings set, and it deserved to be reworked to match the other building’s color scheme. It also lacked a roof… But now it can be properly assembled alongside the other buildings!
Hi all! I’m finally beginning the Maps In Action gallery, a place where 2-Minute map users can show off their screenshots and photos and I can gain insight into how you are all using them. If YOU have any images of our maps in use, please send them my way! Justin from Guard Frequency has […]
One last modular building, at least for now!
Rope! Freshly made hemp rope! Get your rope right here!
The Alchemist is a new basement/shop/living area combo to add to your ever-growing collection of modular buildings.
Paired with the cemetery, you can run an interesting Halloween-themed session with this map. After all, what cemetery is without its restless undead at this time of year?
Today I tried out something a little different. Not only by drawing a tree which, as anyone who has dabbled in art can tell you, is a trial by itself, but I also shifted the perspective quite drastically.
I have quite a backlog of videos I want to produce, and this is the first. The over-the-shoulder-cam of The Blacksmith.
In all my recent adventures on reddit, I have found myself needing a concise printing guide not only to explain how it’s done, but to show off the customization options.