Saturday, March 4, 2017

Landscaping the Elven Realm 2

Here are the terrain stands I was embarking on last month.  I am pleased at how they turned out, and have learned a healthy respect for hot glue guns in the process.

Elves shooting from the foliage.   They look at home, I think.

I think that mixed with some proper tree models, they will make a very convincing representation of Fangorn or Mirkwood, or some other fantasy setting for Dragon Rampant.  May not work for the bocage of Normandy, however.   I have enough plastic foliage left to make another ten stands, when the spirit moves me to do so.  

Blessings to your gardens!

MP+

These figures bring my 2017 totals to:

15mm: Vehicles: 3, Foot Figures: 4, Scenic Pieces: 7

20mm: Foot figures: 18

28mm:  Foot Figures: 36;  Mounted Figures: 2; Terrain Pieces: 10

12 comments:

  1. Looking good, Padre. It's the little splashes of colour that help sell it.

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    1. Thanks Barks, I agree. It's tempting just to paint figures, but I find it's refreshing to put a little time into these side projects while imagining all the pieces going together on the gaming table.

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  2. Great looking foliage!
    Best Iain

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  3. I'm thinking that there should be a stand in which a bunch of succulents surround a more dubious plant. One that has acquired a taste for protein....

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  4. The plants have worked out really well and will grace your (or any) wargames table. I particularly like the picture of the elf amongst them.
    Alan

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  5. Well I think you have to be pleased with these, wonderful results Michael.

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  6. Really cool Michael! I love them.

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  7. I think these are excellent. I like the splashes of color mixed in with all the green. The variety of vegetation adds some realism too.

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  8. Perfect! And should you ever invest in an exotic reptile, they can double up for in-terrarium decor!

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  9. Exclellent stuff, Padre, very Elvish!

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  10. Very, very nice. You're right - terrain making is a very different challenge, but one which makes a nice change once in a while.

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