My Painting Process

This is my commentary on how I color my battle maps using Gimp, a free alternative to Photoshop. I focus mostly on the ever-important skill of layer management, and ramble a little about color theory too.

In summary:

  • Isolate your line art
  • Put your colors down on separate layers
  • Put your light and shadow down on their own, top-most color layers
  • Play around with your colors until satisfied.

This video features the Dwarven Outpost map.

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