For this competition I decided to make a small wall, building and some trees. All of them are made to be used with figures of around 28mm in most periods.
The small wall is a strip of foam board cut to size with bricks etched into the facings using a pen. The cap stones are cut card and the base is a thin strip of balsa wood.
The wall was painted in various greys/browns and greens until I had the effect I wanted. The base was covered with a brown scatter material and then grass scatter followed with some small bits of lichen.
The barn building was constructed with foam board walls again with etched bricks using a pen. The roof is strips of card cut to look like tiles. The barn doors and base are balsa wood.
Again I painted the walls with Greys/Browns and the roof in Greens and Greys. The base was coated with brown flock and grass scatter before more lichen was added as a climbing bush.
The stand of trees were based on a cd I had lying around. The tree's themselves are made from 9 strands of thick wire twisted to the right shape. This was then covered with plaster and painted in browns. Then lichen was added to the branches to simulate leaves. The base was also covered in plaster and painted browns before being covered in grass.
Overall I am very pleased with the results, especially as I have never tried making trees from scratch before.
Thanks for reading.
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