Monday, February 20, 2012

Terrain So Far...

Hey All!

Work continues on the terrain for the con...

A couple of Russian farmhouses by Kerr & King. These are excellent buildings very much superior to the average and have lots of detail. I based  them on 3/8" MDF and covered this in a sand/PVA glue mixture. After a few washes and drybrushes, I added some flock. I tried to keep the areas surrounding the buildings free of any raised terrain to ease in miniature placement.

I painted these with cheap craft paints and flatcoated with Vallejo Matt sealer which, although expensive, is a great alternative to Testors Dulcote and may be less harmfull.

 These MDF bases will represent forested terrain. Having the loose trees will make mini placement a snap over glued ones. While not as pretty, it will be far better to game on.

The hill is blue SM styrofoam insulation glued down onto MDF and sanded/flocked. Again, elevated terrain is kept to a minumum for miniature placement.

Cheers!

16 comments:

Chris Stoesen said...

Looks good. The houses look good. I want some Isba's for my table.

Thorward said...

Looks great!
Your work inspires me very much. Thanks!

Engel said...

Great panzer, and even better to see them all together on a battlefield.

Chevalier de la Terre said...

Lovely mate!

CdlT

Braxen said...

nice! how many standard bases can you put in one house?

Rhinexing said...

Great looking stuff!

Mojo said...

Nice Stuff :)

Dave Bone said...

Looks fantastic!

sean said...

Is this for trumpeters salute? Are you running a game there? I'm thinking I might try and go.

Scott said...

Very nice work

Ritterkrieg said...

Yes, planning on hosting a game - hope to see you there!

TR

Ritterkrieg said...

1 standard or 2 small. This is why I base the buildings on a wide MDF base to allow teams to benifit from the terrain without actually putting inside.

TR

Anonymous said...

Wow, absolutely fantastic work. Your terrain is splendid and of course the minis are highly detailed and beautifully executed. I look forward to your posts and you don't disappoint. Great work.

The Kiwi said...

Excellent terrain. Very nicely done with great attention to detail with the fine grass on the buildings.
Cheers

Alix R. said...

This is awesome dad! Glad I get to be your critic :) lol.
Love you and GOOD WORK! :)

Anonymous said...

We are totally impressed with your work Troy great attention to detail !!awesome!!! Keep on with the excellent work

Mom and Dad