How to Model Scrap Ground
Every large diorama or layout has a few pieces of scenery that are not part of the main action. They may be an awkward corner or even a planned scenic gap. They are easy enough to fill with a piece of waste or scrap ground.
Not every piece of ground needs or should be filled with excessive detail or action. The eye, and the composition of the whole piece, benefits from having somewhere a little more restful so it can concentrate on what is really important. That’s where pieces of scrap ground can come into play, giving a break to the rest of the scene whilst not distracting from the key models.
These can be a simple patch of mud, sand or grass. They can be detailed in their own right but not so much as to distract from elsewhere.
In this week’s video, I show you how to create such a piece of scrap ground from scratch.
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- Tile grout
- Isopropyl Alcohol and Water mix (30:70) (https://amzn.to/2BJh6OR)
- White Glue and Water mix (30:70) (https://amzn.to/2ouvu3O)
- Static Grass and applicator (I use Noch but there are plenty of other makes around)
- Rubberised Horsehair (I get mine from Green Scene or Treemendous but loads of scenic companies sell it)
- Noch or other brand leaves
- Sweet/Crisp wrappers cut up very finely
- Chamomile tea leaves
The Real World
00:12 The Real World
12:56 Final Result
13:30 Mini Kathys
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