Tag Archive | scratch build

Urban terrain (1)

Made some urban city terrain for 7tv/Black Opps. I wanted to have it useable for late 1960’s onward so have kept thing fairly generic. Also aiming for a decayed feel. Firstly I wanted to make some little piles of rubbish, boxes and black bags. So0 I made a simple template for boxes and some green […]

Row boats and Pirates

Row boats and Pirates

I decided I wanted to scratch build a row boat or two for my pirates. After a bit of web based research into the types of boat I wanted to make I set to work. The balance in this was going to be between accuracy, playability and my modelling skills. Firstly I drew up some […]

Building with Bits Part 2

Building with Bits Part 2

Having constructed the building (a bakery) out of spare pieces from the various Perry Miniatures kits The next step was adding a bit of paint. Hand painted sign. Inside shot, showing the bakers oven. And obviously a bakers shop needs a little bread. All ready for a good old fashioned shoot out!

Building with Bits

Building with Bits

Mend and make do, love food, hate waste, reuse, reduce, recycle… It’s always good to make good use of leftovers and spares. And especially when it comes to building terrain for Wargaming. After assembling several buildings for his Dead Man’s Hand game board, my good friend Clive kindly gave me this pile of left over […]

Making Trees

Making Trees

I saw this great method for making model trees on the Crooked Dice forum. My humble efforts don’t compare with the magnificent Oak tree than Andym has made… but I thought Id share the method. Step one Make wire/foamboard/masking tape skeleton Step two bulk out shape with air drying clay Add detail with greenstuff & liquid […]