Map Drawing Tutorial 11: Cross Sections
Sometimes a top down view just isn't enough, it helps to provide an additional view of the scene in order for players to help visualise the area where their adventures are taking place. One way to do this is with cross sections.
This example could be an underground bunker for a military group on the borderlands, or maybe a bandit hideout in an old burial barrow.
As a bonus, I've included my quick method for drawing a variety of tree elevations/profiles.