Scenery


Some Sci-fi and Modern Scenery pieces........

...... posing as 15mm from various sources!These were my first entry in the challenge (currently beating Ray at this time), I have left them on the sticks for ease of movement and storage......They are a mixture of metal, resin and plastic and a mixture of scales too, 15mm, HO scale and some 28mm..........and nearly half are GZG!172 pieces in total.The above GZG windows doubling as video banks......Some of them plus a lot of other scenery will hopefully end up in this item.......

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Last Scenery Update for 2018

Last Scenery update for 2018...I restocked some of the cemetery and mausoleum dioramas. I also did another fountain from Fenris Game. I'll be busy early 2019 with Rising Sun commission and some other projects so will struggle to find time to do more scenery probably. Will keep the update s coming though. Shophttps://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/drwillettsworkshop/m.html?_nkw=&_armrs=1&_from=&_ipg=&_trksid=p3686

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Altar of Slaanesh update November 2018

So, two times the Emperor's Children went to battle this month, and while one ended in disaster, the other yielded another trophy to the godess of Pleasure.Massacred by the Custodes, the Pink Phalanx took it's vengeance on a bunch of Bad Moon Orks and Grots the week after.To that end, a small piece of a choppa, as the battle was decided in melee, has been added to the pile of defeated enemies.

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Pillars and cristals

Hi everyone, following our journey through Katsina's upcoming KS, here are the scenery bits I got plus some other stuff I just had to paint along !The first thing you have to know about Bizazas is that they seem to have a strong affinity with cristals, many of them have some and even the cute spiders have some embedded in their skull ! It makes sense to have a few of them to display on the table (and on the sculpted scenery).Read Moar Skullz »

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Pillars and crystals

Hi everyone, following our journey through Katsina's upcoming KS, here are the scenery bits I got plus some other stuff I just had to paint along !The first thing you have to know about Bizazas is that they seem to have a strong affinity with cristals, many of them have some and even the cute spiders have some embedded in their skull ! It makes sense to have a few of them to display on the table (and on the sculpted scenery).Read Moar Skullz »

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Wall Sections

A bit of an "in between" paint project the past week, as the mostly drybrushing job was ideal for the evenings when totally KO'd from work.A selection of 8 sections, from the french brand Gauthier Miniatures, these resin walls are rather suited for about everything.Burrows and Badgers, Dux Britanniarum, Middle Earth Strategy Battle Game... simple stone walls can be used on any battlefield.These are probably the last pieces of scenery I`ll be painting for this year as well, as it really is time to start building up the Middle Earth forces now.  A lot of them have to be painted still, and I now have enough dribs and drabs to fill a small table for a game.Including as such, a heap of wall sections...

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How to build a winter wargaming table

In this tutorial, you will learn, how to build a winter wargaming table. The table will be lightweight and easy to store. To make it even handier, the whole table will be foldable! A few months ago we held our Blood Eagle participation game at a local convention. This was the perfect opportunity for me, to build a new gaming table. I quickly made a list and visited the local hardware store. So let’s build a winter wargaming table! In the first step, you have to cut the foam core to the proper size. In my case, the table should be 3″ x 3″. I used my hotwire cutter for the job, but a sharp knife will work too. In the following step, you have to mark the exact places for your hinges. But you can’t simply place your hinges. You have to sink them. Otherwise, the table will not be plain. And nothing is more annoying than a wobbling gaming table! To sink the hinges, simply cut the foam board until the hinges disappear smoothly as shown in the picture below.   After that, mark the places where

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Angelic Statue

The third of the statues I have printed, and the "middle one" in size, the Angelic Statue also comes from yeggi.Now, this is more for Burrows and Badgers though, as there aren`t any angels as we know them in the works of Tolkien.Though it might serve just as well on the battlefields of Warhammer 40k, especially when facing Blood Angels for obvious reasons... or the Sisters.For now, the next planned piece of scenery is the demonic altar, but first it's time to do some miniature painting.

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Hobby Exhaustion: Causes and Solutions

It might sound like a rather quirky term; hobby exhaustion. It almost sounds a little absurd, I’d go as far to say. However, when you break down some of the ways you can find yourself stepping back from your brushes and miniatures, the symptoms are all too real. Some may call it a “funk” or a “wall”, but I find those terms to be ambiguous and obtuse respectfully. What I’ve found it to be categorically is a metaphorical fatigue. If you have hobby deadlines or fancy yourself a completionist then you’ll probably end up stewing angrily in these states; I know I have. Don’t worry, it can be overcome. The best way to approach this issue is analytically and with a positive outlook. So, let’s get started. Let’s begin by first identifying what hobby exhaustion is and how it becomes manifest. Typically, if you struggle to motivate yourself to sit at your hobby station this can be a clear sign. However, the biggest red flag is where simply thinking about start

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The Three Sisters

The latest printed piece of scenery completed, this is actually a 15mm scale statue I found on Yeggi.There is a larger 28mm one available there as well, but that would be to large to be standing around somewhere, and I already have two other big ones, one finished last week and one I`m still painting on.In this scale, it's big enough to be placed in games and provide cover to a model instead of a full squad, making it handy for those LoS sniping and such.Next as said will be another large statue, and then the focus will shift a little to building up more forces for my games as well as the base of Noshi's army for the 40k clubleague.

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Nature Unveiling Herself

One of the pieces of terrain I had printed from a Yeggi file, the site where you get LOADS of freely available files of all sorts, was this large female statue.Produced and uploaded by Scan The World, this is actually based on an existing artpiece.‘La Nature Se Dévoliant Devant La Science’ - nature revealing herself before Science; a very fine multipatinated bronze figure with varied gilt highlights and green tinted Scarab Beatle by Louis-Ernest Barrias (1874 – 1905), cast by Susses Freres.But it`s mostly a great piece of terrain as well, and I wanted this printed for use in both Burrows and Badgers on the one hand, and Lord of the Rings on the other.  I went to flocking a bit unto the statue itself, to make it look like one of the many slowly reclaimed by nature statues as so often seen in Middle Earth.And here she is with a Rohan archer at her side to give an idea of the actual size of the model...Hopefully you like her, and until the next one!

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Diorama photography and scenic backdrops

I really like scenic pictures of miniatures and battle scenes. They capture the stories of the scenarios we play so well. One great example are the motives on the Calendar by Stronghold Terrain they released as part of the German translation of the rulebook. Other examples are the incredibly well done pictures by Jomada / […]

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