Laser Cut Terrain
I decided some of my town setups needed some statues to add a bit of character, so I created a simple mdf plinth. This design has actually been made for a Salute freebie model but I have tested it out on this random geezer on a horse. I have a bunch of Salute giveaway models from over the years and plan to make plinths to fit a variety if model sizes.
The Mark II version of the Office Block has a different stair entrance. For this model I also added the corner stonework which I painted a good contrasting colour. The roof and interior floors are just paper images found on DIY websites and printed, cheating I know, but it works for me! There is a Mark III with double doors at the front, but I don’t have one cut yet.
The original office block I designed has a different stair configuration that did not look as good as I had hoped when I actually came to build it. But it was still more than usable, so it has been inked to within an inch of its life. The flash has bleached out the pavement a bit, but I think I will go back and draw in the lines.
After many months of designing and building various towers for Jim to display for Products For Wargamers at shows, I have started to paint and build some towers for myself. The first one here, along with a spiral staircase was to test out the colours and connecting sections. So far so good. Five more to go.
This was definitely a good idea, painting the components before gluing it together. The hex pattern looks really good and I have painted random hexes for a bit of variety.
These two buildings were the prototypes so not available in this exact design any more, but I will still be using them in games. I have added pavement bases to them to finish them off. Now ready for inking and painting. I also have an idea to add some removable interior walls, well maybe one day.
Most of the MDF tower models I have built over the last few months have been for Jim to use on his Products For Wargamers stand at games shoes. I am now getting around to building some for myself. This time around, I thought I would paint components before I stick anything together. There is plenty to do, I plan to paint and then build three standard height Industrial Processing Towers (with Pringles tubes) and one double height tower. All the towers will link together with ground level sections all designed to make one large industrial setup for use in 40K, Rogue Stars and Kill Team. I just need to see how long it will all take.