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Starting Scenery: Grass

Starting Scenery: Grass Grass is everywhere, in fact it covers 20% of the planet, so it’s not a surprise that we need to model it so often! It is surprisingly easy compared to other vegetation as we have the perfect material for it – static grass. Materials The Amazon links are all items I have …

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Starting Scenery: Earth

Starting Scenery: Earth or Ground Layer The earth or ground layer is key. It hides the construction layers beneath and is the first scenery layer to be modelled. My favourite product is tile grout; it comes in many different earth tones, is easy to apply and very robust. It can easily be used for terrain …

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Starting Scenery: Rocks

Starting Scenery: Rocks This was really tough to fit into 5 minutes as there is just so much to cover… There are so many ways to model rocks and they form such strong structural elements in our scenes. I only managed to touch on a few of the options but there are so many more …

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Starting Scenery: Washes

Starting Scenery: Washes Firstly, what is a wash? Washes are dilute paint or ink that are used to bring out detail in castings, cracks and around raised details. In this video I’ll look at three types: Isopropyl alcohol and india ink washes Enamel washes Acrylic washes Isopropyl Alcohol Washes Recipe I have used these mixes …

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Starting Scenery: Bases

Starting Scenery: Bases Please support me on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/KathyMillatt. Welcome to my new video series on starting scenery. These 5 minute videos are aimed at beginners who want to know how to get started with their scenery adventure but even experienced modellers may find some useful nuggets in there. I am writing an ebook …

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Model a Realistic Rain Diorama

Model a Realistic Rain Diorama Please support me on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/KathyMillatt. I was looking for something a little different and wanted to do a night time scene in the lashing down rain. It’s a little daunting taking a perfectly good diorama and covering it in gloss varnish but the result is worth it! Inspiration …

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Model a Beach Scene

   Model a Beach Scene Please support me on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/KathyMillatt. It may be wet, cold and windy outside but inside, it’s scorching hot and sunny, on my beach scene at least…  This was a nice quick and easy diorama to bring a ray of sunshine in after all that snow… I wanted …

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