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Starting Scenery: Realistic Roads

Starting Scenery: Realistic Roads Realistic roads are such an important part of all of our scenery; they tie buildings, towns and cities together and give us more little vignettes to model. There are so many ways to model them and I have already covered many options in videos. Because I’ve already covered so many topics, …

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Starting Scenery: Backdrops

Starting Scenery: Backdrops Backdrops make such a difference by cutting out clutter and expanding the scene beyond the few square inches that are modelled. Materials The Amazon links are all items I have either bought or bought something similar for myself. Clicking on any links to Amazon will give me a small affiliate income which …

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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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