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The Vintyri™ Cartographic Collection

 

The GIMP and Adobe® Photoshop®  brushes and patterns.  Free, open conversions by Jeffry Hysong.

 

Current:  October 24, 2012

 

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Cartographic Collection Guide Version 1.0

Released February 2012

Anyone who works with the Vintyri Cartographic Collection

should consider this booklet to be a must!

 

PDF, 212 pages, free, released under the Open Game License 1.0a

Download size (ZIP):  62 MB.  This booklet contains all you need to know to make these brushes and patterns work for you.  This edition is for Fractal Mapper™ 8 and Dundjinni™, but it also will be helpful to cartographers who work with The GIMP or Photoshop.

 

The booklet also includes:

 

·                     For a quick reference while mapping, complete color illustrated catalogs of all of the symbols, objects, fill patterns and textures in the cartographic collection and their identification.

 

·                     Color photos of most of the symbols' historical prototype buildings.

 

·                     Explanations of why the replicated structures came to exist and what purposes they served.

 

·                     A detailed look at how to the use the symbols and objects in the cartographic collection to build credible cities, towns, villages, hamlets and thorps, based on the development pattern of real historical models.

 

Download the guide from the Vintyri website.  (62 MB)

Download the guide from the Media Fire mirror.  (62 MB)

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Fills and Textures, Version 4.0

Released October 2012

Overland, Settlements and Structures.  This is the first chapter of the collection.  It offers you more than 100 patterns and brushes in three different catalogs:

 

·         Vintyri Overland.  This is the main catalog in this set.  It contains geographical and landscape fills or textures in low compression JPG files and with dimensions of 400 by 400 pixels.

 

·         Vintyri Settlements.  This is a small catalog containing fills or textures in low compression JPG files and with dimensions of 400 by 400 pixels.  These fills are useful in close-up outdoor mapping of cities, towns, villages, etc.

 

·         Vintyri Structures.  This is a small catalog containing fills or textures in low compression JPG files and with dimensions of 400 by 400 pixels.    These fills are useful in creating roofing in various styles.

 

·         View this collection

·         Download the overland patterns as patterns (86 MB)

·         Download the overland patterns as brushes (91 MB)

·         Download the settlement patterns as patterns (20 MB)

·         Download the settlement patterns as brushes (21 MB)

·         Download the structure patterns as patterns (6 MB)

·         Download the structure patterns as brushes (6 MB)

 

 

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Symbol Set 1, Version 1.0

Released October 2012

Walls, Gates and Towers.  This is the second chapter of the collection.  It offers you 115 brushes to make city and town walls, gates and towers.  These objects are offered in three roof styles:  Brown beaver tail clay roof tile, light beaver tail tile and slate tile.

 

·         View this collection

·         Download the GIMP brushes (14 MB)

 

 

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Symbol Set 2, Version 1.0

Released October 2012

Generic Buildings & Building Parts. This is the third chapter of the collection.  It offers you 388 brushes to make general purpose buildings for cities, towns and villages.  These objects are offered in five roof styles:  Brown beaver tail clay roof tile, light beaver tail tile, slate tile, wood shingle and copper.

 

·         View this collection

·         Download the Base Buildings brushes (66 MB)

·         Download the General Buildings brushes (99 MB)

·         Download the External Objects brushes (43 MB)

·         Download the Structural Parts brushes (32 MB)

 

 

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Symbol Set 3, Version 1.0

Released October 2012

Artisans' & Commercial Structures.  This is the fourth chapter of the collection.  It offers you 148 brushes that represent the various commercial and artisans' structures in cities, towns and villages.  Included are bakeries, butcher shops, chandler shops, a kiln, grain mills, lumber sheds, sawmills, smithies, wainwright shops, windmills and more.  These objects are offered in four roof styles:  Brown beaver tail clay roof tile, light beaver tail tile, slate tile and wood shingle.

 

·         View this collection

·         Download the artisans and commerce brushes (81 MB)

 

 

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Symbol Set 4, Version 1.0

Released October 2012

Agricultural & Culinary Structures.  This is the fifth chapter of the collection.  It offers you 266 brushes that include house-barns, barns, sheds, pig pens, a flax-breaking (heckling) house, a tobacco drying shed, sugarhouses, breweries, brewhouses, distilleries, inns, a coachhouse and more.  These objects are offered in four roof styles:  Brown beaver tail clay roof tile, light beaver tail tile, slate tile and wood shingle.

 

Options:

 

·         View this collection

·         Download the culinary building brushes (81 MB)

·         Download the agricultural building brushes (46 MB)

 

 

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Symbol Set 5, Version 1.0

Released October 2012

Institutional & Military Structures.  This is the sixth chapter of the collection.  It offers you 115 brushes for a barracks, castles, town halls, temples and compounds.

 

Options:

 

·         View this collection

·         Download the compound parts brushes (19 MB)

·         Download the institutional buildings brushes (37 MB)

·         Download the temples brushes (44 MB)

 

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