I was asked by someone over at the cartographers guild about how I made the heraldic shield for my Ruins of Dragonport arsheesh.deviantart.com/art/Th…
map. Here is a brief walk-through of my workflow. Hope it helps some people.
If you've found this tutorial helpful, I'd invite you to check out my new blog arsphantasia.wordpress.com/
where I'll be posting up many more tutorials and discussions related to fantasy cartography and rpg game design.