Posts Tagged ‘Scenery’

Steampunk House – part 2

Posted on August 31st, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

So welcome to part 2 of my articles showing how to build a steampunk house, if you missed part 1 you can find it here. Since last time I’ve finished off a few details on the ground floor, such as … Continue reading →

Quick Hint #84

Posted on August 27th, 2014 under , , , , , . Posted by

One of the most useful (and cheap) tools that and modeller or painter can have in their box of tricks is a pack of toothpicks. These great little pieces of wood can be used for all manner of things, here … Continue reading →

Steampunk House

Posted on August 24th, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

In this series of articles I’m going to show how I scratch build a period building and then jazz it up to fit in with a Steampunk genre. Luckily where I live there are lots of old buildings from which … Continue reading →

Blowing up the House

Posted on August 24th, 2014 under , . Posted by

Hello people,Something of busy week elsewhere has meant that not a lot of hobby-love has come my way with only a couple of games of Boss Monster to keep me going (cue smallest violin in the world).I have however previously finished off a scenery projec…

Terrain is everything – Hail the Omnissiah a new Print & Play building

Posted on August 20th, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

It’s been a good few months since my last ‘Print & Play’ terrain template and as the loft conversion is beginning my hobby and blogging exploits will take a back seat. Therefore, to tide you over I thought I’d release a new building skin. This tim…

Unboxing the Battle Systems Kickstarter…Part 1

Posted on August 11th, 2014 under , . Posted by

I had a rather heavy box arrive last week, which turned out to be my fulfilled order from the Battle Systems Sci-Fi Terrain Kickstarter Project (it’s amazing just how heavy cardboard can be!) With one thing and another, I didn’t get chance …

My Blood Bowl Stadium All Laid Out

Posted on August 11th, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

Brian Burger

Still loads of things to finish on the project, but after doing the crocodile head logo in the centre of the pitch this evening I just had to lay everything out on the dining room table and see it all … Continue reading

Quick Hint #81

Posted on August 6th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

One of the most boring aspects of making a model building is measuring out standard items like doors and windows. A great way to speed this up is to cut out templates from an offcut of card. Then whenever you … Continue reading →

Bloodbowl Dugout Temple Decoration

Posted on August 6th, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

Brian Burger

IN the local Bloodbowl league I’m currently involved in, there’s a pair of Lizardman teams, one using the regular GW figures for the team and my crocodile dudes from Impact Miniatures. Our League Commissioner is also playing with an Orc … Continue reading

New Dropzone Buildings

Posted on August 3rd, 2014 under , , , , . Posted by

Sally 4th have some new 10mm buildings in their range for Dropzone Commander. Sally 4th 10mm Buildings They come pre coloured and Sally 4th also do some 10mm road sections. Personally I think they are overpriced compared to what you … Continue re…


Posted on July 30th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

Next up in the scenery campaign, walls – intact and damaged. Pictured with some 15mm Figures – Peter Pig 15mm French.  At 1:100 those walls are a scale 3 meters […]

Armies on Parade board 2014 – Project X continues [just a little bit]

Posted on July 29th, 2014 under , , , , , , , , . Posted by

It seems my embryonic Armies on Parade board is worthy of a few extra views. Now if I’m honest I’ve taken far more pictures than I’ll be showing but it doesn’t do to show all my cards at this point. What I will do is show you that the base is now compl…

To INFINITY and Beyond?

Posted on July 28th, 2014 under , , , , . Posted by

Just recently I’ve noticed the INFINITY starter set and I’m highly tempted…..Wayland are doing 20% off pre-order by the end of the month to go along with the exclusive pre-order figure.Operation Icestorm The new, and long awaited, 2 player starter bo…

Adventures in Airbrushing V – Jedi Starships

Posted on July 27th, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

The results of more airbrush practise this week. A couple of converted Jedi Starfighters and some Ainsty containers.Read more »


Posted on July 21st, 2014 under , . Posted by

As I’ve been ill for the last few days it’s given me a great opportunity to make plans for a couple of new gaming boards I’ve been wanting to make for some time. One of these is going to be … Continue reading →

Armies on Parade board 2014 – Project X is go!

Posted on July 21st, 2014 under , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Moving on from Saturday’s doom laden post we are down the rabbit hole now folks! Armies on Parade is a go, despite my fear-mongering to the contrary. I hope anyone reading this blog, in particular my gaming buddies, enters a board. I see it as a showc…

Six-D-Six 2014-07-16 06:36:33

Posted on July 16th, 2014 under , , , , . Posted by

Sally 4th have a new range of 10mm Sci-Fi buildings for Dropzone Commander. They look nice but are incredibly expensive in my opinion. Check them out for yourself, but I’ll be sticking to Blotz for the time being.

Even More Ruins

Posted on July 15th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

Just finished the biggest building yet and another medium sized one. After making these two  I thought about storage for everything I’ve done for the village.  I managed to fit […]

Support your local blogger –

Posted on July 13th, 2014 under , , , , , . Posted by

Back when I was looking at creating some transparent walls for my Tyranid Skyshield Landing Pad there was one website that was providing most of the inspiration for how I could achieve my goal. Sadly, I was not as adventurous as and i…

Quick Hint #77

Posted on July 9th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

Filler is one of those things that most modellers wouldn’t be found dead without. From texturing buildings and model bases (I’ve even used it to actually fill gaps when making terrain boards) it has many uses to suit our modelling … C…

Stone Walling

Posted on July 6th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

Today I thought I’d share with you a nice quick technique for modelling exposed brickwork onto your buildings. For this you need to be using Foamcore for your walls as we are going to be sculpting into the foam to … Continue reading →

More scratchbuilding

Posted on July 4th, 2014 under , . Posted by

A week of scratch-building and I got to use all the runis I’ve been working on in a game of Chain of Command at the South East Scotland Wargames Club.  […]

Deadzone and scenery – more resources and inspiration

Posted on July 3rd, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

I’ll admit, when it comes to the hobby, I’m most interested in scenery – there is something to me about setting and terrain that I really enjoy.  I think it might be the writer in me. So, today, I thought I’d share some of the stuff that first attracted me to Mantic – the Battlezones […]

Scratch-building Shutters

Posted on July 2nd, 2014 under . Posted by

One common theme of all the buildings I’ve been modifying and scratch-building for my 15mm Normandy project is the shutters.  They are such a distinctive feature of Normandy architecture that […]


Posted on June 29th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

Having painted loads of resin buildings I decided to try scratch-building some of my own.  The walls of the building are made from foamcore stuck together with a hot glue […]