Thursday, June 12, 2014

Scatter brained

So I'm having a go at some basic scatter terrain right now.  Not my usual thing, but I figure I can use it for photo backdrops.  I'm a bit new to this so I stuck with standard foamcore "Stalingrad"-style ruins:


I do like to make things complicated, so I gussied it up with some wreckage and a few ex-combatants, molded from a Khurasan power armored trooper and Mekanoid.  This gives a satisfying half-buried look without having to saw a metal figure in half lengthwise:


Next step is to spray prime everything... I hope I sealed the foam well enough.

4 comments:

  1. Hi, Mr. M. Are the half buried troops lying in sand? The finished product should work just fine. For me, just looking at the beginning of this project calls forth a plethora of scenarios in which this scenery could be used. Anxious to see the finished product.

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    1. Me too!

      Yes, that's just a mix of play sand and railroad ballast glued down with PVA.

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  2. Looks good Allison, and should paint up real purdy!

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  3. This looks great so far. It will paint up a treat!

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