How to Model Tarmac using Metcalfe Tarmac Sheets or Printed Paper

How to Model Tarmac using Metcalfe Tarmac Sheets or Printed Paper

Tarmac or asphalt is used all over the world for everything from car parks and roads to yards and docks.  There are a multitude of different modelling techniques and over the next few videos I’ll look at some of them.  This video is looking at Metcalfe Tarmac Sheets and how easy it is to use them.

The “Real” World

All from Textures.com, a treasure trove for the modeller.


Materials

  • Metcalfe Models Tarmac Builder Sheet MOO56 OR any printed paper with a tarmac pattern on.  Textures.com is a good place to start.
  • Grey pens to hide the edges and underneath where the paper butts up.
  • Pritt or Glue Stick
  • Woodland Scenics Ground Foam – Blended Turf – Earth Blend – T1350
  • White Glue
  • Static Grass (I used WWS/Peco Spring 2mm
  • Static Grass glue and applicator
  • Pigments such as Mig Pigments Industrial City Dirt P039 (now discontinued)
  • Pigment Fixer

Index

  • 00:13 Real World
  • 00:59 Method
  • 14:56 Final Result
  • 15:19 Mini Kathys

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