If you haven't heard yet, Lord Gwydion is busy creating the Zhongyang Dalu setting for the Flying Swordsmen RPG. I think it's going to be awesome. You can go check out the What a horrible night to have a curse blog to get more details.
Recently he posted a scan of the lovely Zhongyang Dalu map. I love me some maps. Especially some hand drawn maps. Anyhow, his sketch pad is too big for his scanner so he had to splice together two images and as a result there is a minor seam visible. He mentioned looking for a print shop later to get it scanned in one piece.
Now, my artistic skills are rather limited, but I am handy with a pixel editor. So, I took it upon myself to try to hide the seam. I also tried to help define some of the coastline and letters where the seam made them blurry. If I couldn't blend the color differences well enough for my own taste, I just pushed one color over to the closest coastline or political boundary (see Yu and De).
Take a look.
Happy Un-Birthday Lord Gwydion. I hope you like it. It's not perfect by any means, but hey, it's free.
I cleaned up a little fuzziness on some Chinese characters. You should probably double check the first character of Bufang Bag, and the last character of Mei Hwa Mountians to make sure I didn't accidentally change their meaning. Let me know if you want me to rework anything. I could probably get the color transitions smoother in Yu and De if you prefer. Let me know if you would like any other changes made. I could thicken/brighten the red political lines, or remove the green where the red lines meet the rivers, change the name of a city, make something stand out a little more or a little less, or whatever.
I like doing this stuff, so don't be shy about requesting anything. You can hit me up at saint_nik AT yahoo DOT com, or just leave a comment here.
Previously, I also edited another of your images. I loved seeing this at the bottom of your blog. I only tweaked the dragon's claws and the warriors foot a tad. It was quick and easy. I just thought I'd share.