Friday, 4 January 2013

LARGE WHEATFIELDS


During the month of December I spent most of my spare hobby time making a varied amount of terrain. There is some for the Medieval period and Afghanistan/Sudan but the majority of it is quite versatile for most periods.
Here is the first batch that I will be showing, which are a couple of large wheatfields or a series of wheatfields if you like, each on a large base.
The first one I have is a bend in a road running through a series of fields, bordered with stone walls and a few gate opening's.
The second base is again a track running through a series of fields but there is also an irrigation ditch with a small wooden bridge running over it.
Both of these fields link together quite nicely to form a larger area.

Materials used.
Hardboard
Doormat
Small stones from the garden centre (for the walls)
Tile Grout
Balsa Wood
PVA Glue
Sand and small ballast.
Household Paint.














The water effects could do with a couple of more coats of gloss varnish as they have only had the one coat.

More terrain to come next week.

20 comments:

  1. Great tuto, and a fantastic result! Thanks for sharing...
    Phil.

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  2. Fantastic work Pat! I am very impressed with how well these have worked. Can't wait to see some close ups of some of the stuff you have in the background too.

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  3. Awesome. Love the layering of texture here.

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  4. Beautiful terrain pieces Pat, nice one!

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  5. Great idea and work!!
    Regards
    Bruno

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  6. Excellent looking pieces!
    Which size do they actually have?

    Cheers
    Monty

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  7. Great stuff and thank for the tips!

    Christopher

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  8. Thanks Chaps.
    Monty, the biggest of the two is 22 x 18 inches, the other slightly smaller.

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  9. Looks great Pat I will have a go at them myself some time this year!

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  10. What a great idea, very nice indeed.

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  11. Great post, turned out very beautiful.

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  12. bloody 'ell Pat, i thought mine came out ok until i read this post.....

    You raising the bar again sir! great tutorial to

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    1. Ah yes Steve but mine is only make believe, you live on a real farm.

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  13. Excellent terrain! You should write a "how to" terrain book. I love those marching grenadiers!

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  14. Pat just followed your guide to make my own, thanks for the tips, it's made such a difference...
    Cheers
    Stu

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    1. Hi Stu,
      Thanks for the feedback, I am glad it helped.
      I will keep my eye open on your blog for any fields that may appear.
      Cheers,
      Pat.

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