i should be good for my next few sessions as far as maps go, so i thought that i’d try to improve my grasp of techniques. to accomplish this i’ve chosen the Jon Roberts battlemap tutorial on Newbie DM’s blog. this is an excellent walk through that uses some of the methods that are crucial to learn in order to be an effective map maker. although written using Gimp, i’ll be using Photoshop.
as i’m concentrating on methods and not creativity, i’ll be mimicking Jon’s design. here is my rough outline for the red dragon’s lair: