Last 15 posts from Captain Richard's Miniature Civil War

The last of the medieval town…the cemetary

Posted on July 26th, 2014 under Posted by

Greetings everyone,This has to be where it all ends…the cemetary…a few shots

The lighthouse gets added to the medieval town

Posted on July 23rd, 2014 under Posted by

Greetings everyone,Here are a few shots of the lighthouse added at the very end of the table…

A bridge separates a medieval town

Posted on July 21st, 2014 under Posted by

Greetings everyone,This town consists of two doors lengthwise end to end, in the middle the doors dont line up, one has a slight curve to it. To cure this I separated the doors about 8 inches and put a bridge there. The difference in the doors doesnt s…

Mansion close ups

Posted on July 19th, 2014 under Posted by

Greetings everyone,Here are some close up shots of work on the mansion… These were all taken outside

Finishing off the abandoned mansion

Posted on July 14th, 2014 under Posted by

Greetings everyone,I just finished the interior, roof and front lanterns, here are a few shots.

A quick how to: RUST

Posted on July 9th, 2014 under Posted by

Greetings everyone,Heres a short pictorial on how to do rust.  If at some point youre creating old looking pieces, doing rust is a must. I have a couple of ways to do rust. The long way consists of 11 different color combinations. I’ve refined it …

An addition to the abandoned mansion

Posted on June 30th, 2014 under Posted by

Greetings everyone, I had this tree that I thought would go great on the front lawn of this mansion.Its pretty narly so it fits right in. Here are a few shots.

Abandoned

Posted on June 22nd, 2014 under Posted by

Greetings everyone, Most of you know the kind of work that I do. It has to look old, beat up run down and has generally seen better days, so as you can well imagine when I saw this photo of a New Orleans abandoned mansion with all its character, I…

The Lee Photographic Gallery

Posted on June 16th, 2014 under Posted by

Greetings everyone,During the Civil War, there were two photographers from Richmond  JW and WW Davies. They were so Pro Southern and Pro Confederate that they named their business after Robert E Lee. The logo you see on the building is extremely r…

Another brick building graces the medieval landscape

Posted on June 2nd, 2014 under Posted by

Greetings everyone,This building was at one time wood and has been redone in brick…I think it fits in with the others pretty well…here are some shots

Making a brick wall from paper

Posted on May 30th, 2014 under Posted by

Greetings everyone,A lot of the items that i have made recently are paper brick. Putting some of these things on messages boards have raised a question???…how do you do this? Well I’m going to attempt to outline the steps taken and the way I build a …

Work continues on the alleyway

Posted on May 27th, 2014 under Posted by

Greetings everyone,Rooftops and chimneys are added and this alley is starting to take on a life of its own. Here are some current shots.

More work on the alley

Posted on May 8th, 2014 under Posted by

Greetings everyone, I’ve been working on some of the little details. Researching on Google, I noticed a drain pipe coming out of a brick wall, fire cans, sewers, lights all the things that would make this look as real as possible.  Theres no …

The making of a very old back alley way

Posted on May 7th, 2014 under Posted by

Greetings everyone,I like looking at pics of all the old back alleys and side streets in Europe.  I decided to try and put one together that has nothing to do with the Civil War or the Crusades, just want to see what it looks like when I’m done.&n…

The making of a very old back alley way

Posted on May 7th, 2014 under Posted by

Greetings everyone,I like looking at pics of all the old back alleys and side streets in Europe.  I decided to try and put one together that has nothing to do with the Civil War or the Crusades, just want to see what it looks like when I’m done.&n…