Posted by Jaakko , 28 February 2013 - · 492 views
“Well, a nice sheep flock but the most important thing is missing: ME!” That is what my Shetland sheep dog Helga seems to be thinking…If you model Welsh landscape you definitely need sheep, a lot of sheep indeed. I recently purchased some 4 mm scale sheep from Dart Castings to populate my Welsh field. First I painted the sheep spraying them all over matt...
Posted by Jaakko , 27 February 2013 - · 1,105 views
Caravan camping sites were one of the characteristic features of Cambrian Coast. Again Geoff Plumb’s excellent photo archive homepage gives several nice examples (e.g. http://plumbloco.smu...v9ww&lb=1&s=A??).The following little cameo is not based on any real location but I hop...
Posted by Jaakko , 26 February 2013 - · 912 views
The road surface, intended to represent a macadam country lane, is first covered with a liberate mixture of Polyfilla, abrasive blast sand (grain size 0.1 – 0.7 mm), PVA glue and Woodland Scenics earth undercoat colour using a stiff old brush. I then sprayed the road surface with numerous different shades of grey enamel paints. Finally I scattered a littl...
Posted by Jaakko , 25 February 2013 - · 953 views
I have been using Hornby’s Skaledale ready-made dry stone wall products recently.The wall units are glued down by using a hot melt glue gun. The small gaps between the units as well as the gaps underneath the wall are filled with ready-made drywall filler. I like to work with the dry wall filler because it is an easy medium to carve afterwards if needed i...
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