So, still not getting the paint sorted. Although I am getting my arse into painting wheels and hubs. Splashed in a bit of matt varnish too. Tried to scratch build an oil spreader, but it can't really be seen too well in the pic. a little frustrated once I've sealed them that there are obvious … Continue reading The Tangerine Dream
First foray into using Halfords spray primer. I did notice the primer way heavier - so it may have obscured some details. I did some experimentation with texturing the plasticard... I'm not keen on buying parts as yet. To that end, I have tried to scratch build a oil slick maker on the van.
The aim was to create a couple of strong yellow cars, but the yellow paint refused to go on smoothly. I have no idea what was going on. In the end I opted for rust effects to hide the issues. I gave them a wash using leftovers from the terrain project. I still haven't got … Continue reading The rust brigade
The rocks are done. They didn't come out as expected, unfortunately. The painting done with Moonlight white and Biscuit Crunch paint testers from Wilkinson's for £1.25. The former for dry brushing, the latter for the base coat. I go the hang of the dry brushing after a while, but I messed it up several times. … Continue reading The rocks are alive with the sound of silence
Added, or made, an archway - which is just big enough for a car to go through - and a ramp. Hopefully both are suitable for Gaslands and Legion.
All the inspiration here is from Terrain Tutor - http://www.theterraintutor.co.uk . He made it look so easy, so I thought I would have a quick experiment. What I used: Newspaper Sellotape Multipurpose filler Plaster bandage £1 from Hobbycraft 6mm mdf How long did it take? 15 mins - cutting and shaping the bases Paper and … Continue reading So easy – simple rocky outcrops
So there are three of us. Geeky game players, living in different towns in the UK. With mileage and kids, the three of us gather together rarely. However, when we go we are keen game players. Our game of choice is currently Star Wars Legion. My friend treated himself to it last year, and spent … Continue reading Getting into Gaslands