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Yorkright wrote:
I really like where you're going with this project, feels like your stepping into a section of the Underhive or a Space Hulk. How do you incorporate baking soda onto the terrain? Is it superglue then add the soda too it?


Yes, Yorkright, that's exactly it. I also use a fine grit ballast (teensy weensy gravel). The glue goes down, I sprinkle the ballast on, and then add the baking soda. It creates an irregular texture that instantly hardens. I try to build layers so it looks like caked on and very old. Afterwards it's just a matter of painting to complete the effect.

 Stevefamine wrote:
I really like the orange texture on these piece!


Thanks, Stevefamine, and welcome to the blog! Feel free to peruse (and mine for ideas) all the pages in this monstrous thread.

Pointer5 wrote:
Waaazag
That's a excellent way to make your jungle terrain. I've been drilling out individual holes for my shrubbery to go into. I'm definitely going to try it your way. Thanks!


You're very welcome, Pointer5. I hope you make use of all my terrain tips. Thanks for the feedback.

I'm trying to stay productive even while also working a full time, physically demanding job on the graveyard shift. It isn't easy, so don't expect regular updates, but I'll do my best. Thanks for all the feedback, folks! More is always welcome.

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Wow, those weathered pieces made from Gundam terrain look really sharp! Well done
   
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It's all so delightfully grimy.

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 The Red Hobbit wrote:
Wow, those weathered pieces made from Gundam terrain look really sharp! Well done


Thanks, Red Hobbit! My friend sent me a crate of random doodads. I've used a bunch already (obviously some here to create these), but I still have so many left. Initially, I built 15 of these squares, but I've only started painting these three.

 inmygravenimage wrote:
It's all so delightfully grimy.


Thanks, graven. I was afraid they weren't turning out gross enough, so it's nice to hear I'm doing good in that regard.

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Do you have any before photos? I'm curious what it looked like till you turned it into a nice looking space hulk terrain.
   
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 The Red Hobbit wrote:
Do you have any before photos? I'm curious what it looked like till you turned it into a nice looking space hulk terrain.


Not of these, but I can probably take a few photos of the other work in progress pieces. Standby.

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Always a pleasure to see quality terrain made from scrap materials, makes one's tables personal and interesting

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 Sherrypie wrote:
Always a pleasure to see quality terrain made from scrap materials, makes one's tables personal and interesting


Thanks, Sherrypie! I appreciate the compliment.

Here are some shots of the WIP.

They start off all glossy and detailed as such:


Then I sand down the surfaces and scuff them up quite a bit:


And then I glue all sorts of random bits to them before weathering them with rust and corrosion:


Thanks for looking. All feedback appreciated. Have an awesome day!

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These are great! Thanks for the before pictures, I've got some Gundam bits lying around but unfortunately no large flat pieces like that.

I'll keep an eye out next time we take a trip to Japan, it's amazing how cheap the Gundam kits and accessories are over there.
   
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 The Red Hobbit wrote:
These are great! Thanks for the before pictures, I've got some Gundam bits lying around but unfortunately no large flat pieces like that.

I'll keep an eye out next time we take a trip to Japan, it's amazing how cheap the Gundam kits and accessories are over there.


They're display platforms. These:

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Started to add more weathering to these 3 pieces. This is an extra layer of lighter rust collar and weathering made with my dirty paint water dregs and that lighter tone - Spanish tile.


Any feedback is appreciated.

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I love how lumpy it all is. I'm a big fan of dirty paint water weathering. I could stand to see a little more in the recesses, as if that's where it's run into.

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 inmygravenimage wrote:
I love how lumpy it all is. I'm a big fan of dirty paint water weathering. I could stand to see a little more in the recesses, as if that's where it's run into.


Oh, certainly, graven. This is only like step 2 of 5 (or 10, depending on how crazy I get). It needs a rust wash in the panel lines, oil spills, earthshade wash, individual panels painted, a light rusty drybrush, and limestone deposits yet. I just wanted to keep the blog alive because I have a tendency to lose momentum lately.

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Good for you old son!

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Terrain is coming along grossly and great to see how it starts out!
   
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All caught up with this and MAN there are some amazing builds and inspiring stuff here.

It also sounds like you've been through the mill, Warboss. My sympathies to you and I hope you're in a much better place now.

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 Skinflint Games wrote:
All caught up with this and MAN there are some amazing builds and inspiring stuff here.

It also sounds like you've been through the mill, Warboss. My sympathies to you and I hope you're in a much better place now.

Thanks, Skinflint Games. I am and I'm not. My leg is healed, but now I'm being pushed out of my living space with no savings and 18 months earlier than I had anticipated. So while I'm not in physical pain anymore, I am in mental and emotional distress. However, I am grateful and glad that you have found inspiration in my blog. With luck, there's plenty more to come!

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 Warboss_Waaazag wrote:
 Skinflint Games wrote:
All caught up with this and MAN there are some amazing builds and inspiring stuff here.

It also sounds like you've been through the mill, Warboss. My sympathies to you and I hope you're in a much better place now.

Thanks, Skinflint Games. I am and I'm not. My leg is healed, but now I'm being pushed out of my living space with no savings and 18 months earlier than I had anticipated. So while I'm not in physical pain anymore, I am in mental and emotional distress. However, I am grateful and glad that you have found inspiration in my blog. With luck, there's plenty more to come!


Sorry to hear that man- I'd love to help (we both would) but I'm a continent away :-/ keeping everything crossed for you, you deserve a break. Hang in there, and thank you for everything on this blog

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I appreciate the sentiment, Skinflint.

In unrelated news, I have a general question for the community. If you could have a thematic set of modular terrain of any variety, what would be your dream theme?

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 Warboss_Waaazag wrote:
I appreciate the sentiment, Skinflint.

In unrelated news, I have a general question for the community. If you could have a thematic set of modular terrain of any variety, what would be your dream theme?


Hopefully your situation doesn't take any turns for the worse, that's pretty rough already.

On the terrain side, I would probably go for a partially ruined and overgrown cityscape. There's room for fully vegetation covered areas, wooden copses, living habitats, industrial sectors, ruins, pristine but abandoned buildings, storage facilities, office blocks and all sorts of interesting bits to play around with while having the split between urban and wild aesthetics. Very pleasing to the eye as well as plentiful in tactical considerations.

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I'd like modular fantasy tbh, I think there's a bit of a lack. There's so much urban/future that it's a bit of a buyer's market.

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 inmygravenimage wrote:
I'd like modular fantasy tbh, I think there's a bit of a lack. There's so much urban/future that it's a bit of a buyer's market.


Do you mean like a whole village, graven? European forests and fields, or something else. If we're talking about fantasy terrain for a fantasy setting, are we talking about for big pitched battles or for skirmishers and d&d style games? Or, are you talking about how 40k has feudal planets? Fantasy is a very broad term, can you clarify?

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I think skirmish DND but with the ability to expand. So modular village buildings that can be extended horizontally or vertically.

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 Sherrypie wrote:
 Warboss_Waaazag wrote:
I appreciate the sentiment, Skinflint.

In unrelated news, I have a general question for the community. If you could have a thematic set of modular terrain of any variety, what would be your dream theme?


Hopefully your situation doesn't take any turns for the worse, that's pretty rough already.

On the terrain side, I would probably go for a partially ruined and overgrown cityscape. There's room for fully vegetation covered areas, wooden copses, living habitats, industrial sectors, ruins, pristine but abandoned buildings, storage facilities, office blocks and all sorts of interesting bits to play around with while having the split between urban and wild aesthetics. Very pleasing to the eye as well as plentiful in tactical considerations.


Thanks, Sherrypie.

Terrain-wise, you mean like a war-ravaged city on a planet already lost and abandoned? So overgrown it implies no one has fought there for a few years?


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 inmygravenimage wrote:
I think skirmish DND but with the ability to expand. So modular village buildings that can be extended horizontally or vertically.


Kind of like the stuff for Mordheim, but intact I imagine? With whole floors so they can be stacked with extra levels and interchangeably thematic. Maybe some with flat enough walls that they can be sandwiched together to appear like larger/longer buildings?

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Anybody else want to weigh in on your dream terrain?

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@Warboss yeah, exactly. Modular ground floor shop fronts, stackable upper levels.
A good reference might be The Shambles, a street in York (which was the inspiration for Diagon Alley).

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I've been to the Shambles, when I was stationed at Menwith Hill! Very old part of the city.

I've seen a couple, but still haven't seen what I consider good High Elf terrain- cities, outposts, docking areas for the Sea Guard, etc.


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 Meer_Cat wrote:
I've been to the Shambles, when I was stationed at Menwith Hill! Very old part of the city.

I've seen a couple, but still haven't seen what I consider good High Elf terrain- cities, outposts, docking areas for the Sea Guard, etc.



Right, Meer_Cat. It's got that particular style, that subtle curve that I've only ever seen folks do well with enormous watchtowers.

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Okay, I had some progress on those tiles. I singled one out to lavish details onto by applying a wash of Agrax Earthshade - significantly right into the recessed details - highlighted with lighter orange all the rust (sorry about that weird syntax), drybrushed the panel edges with grey, and applied Nuln Oil to the vent lines on the detail bits. Here's a side by side with an unlavished tile.


And alone:


Then I masked off these two panels:


And sponged on Warlock Purple and Khorne Red, in that order. In hindsite, I wish my order was the other way around, because it came out looking like someone had spilled candy on the tile. I fixed it up a little with another direct Agrax wash. Here's what that looked like.


Anyway, I'm just happy to have made progress on these. I'm way behind my projected schedule of one million projects finished in one day, but I'm getting there. If you have any feedback on this or have another addition for your Dream Theme Terrain Set, I very much want to hear (read) it. Thanks for looking and have an awesome day!

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That's very, very good chunky rust there

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