We have decided to develop our wooded area by adding a pot bank and maybe some terrace houses, this will add to the Potteries atmosphere and better identify the urban setting of the layout.
I've formed a papier-mache shell around a suitable bottle, then coated this with DAS clay rolled out to 4mm thickness. Once dry I sanded the finish to reduce the lumps and slid the model off the bottle.
Back on the bottle for marking out the horizontals which was achieved by using an elastic band which matched the width of the brick courses. Last night saw me marking up as many verticals as I could stand! A donated church will be adapted to give us some workshop buildings.
the wooded area is to the top left on this image