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Subject: Question on "landscaping" the bases rss

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Gregory Miller
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So I've painted a few sets of the mechs. I'm getting ready to work on the bases. My vision is that the bases will reflect the faction colors with a bit of landscaping accents (foliage, rocks, mud, etc) just around the feet of the mechs.

I was thinking of glueing the rocks and sand material to the base with Elmers then painting the entire base the faction color. I'd go back and drybrush the rock/mud terrain and add any foilage.

Do you think this is the best method to achieve this look? Should I paint the base first then add the rocky terrain?

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Derry Salewski
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Id maybe just paint the rim.
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I've done what you were planning to my own copy of scythe.

https://boardgamegeek.com/images/user/940937/page/2?username...

I used citadel texture paint (Stirland Mud specifically) to achieve a bumpy ground. I used a mix of real rocks and twigs (for logs) and also synthetic foliage.

I applied the basing material before I painted the minis themselves, then painted and dry brushed the ground after i completed the mini. I also painted the faction colour on the base at that point.

After varnishing the mini with a matte varnish, I applied the grass, rocks and twigs.

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Gregory Miller
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Simon
Those look great! Thanks for the tips!
 
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No problemo! I look forward to seeing the finished product
 
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Sjtham wrote:
No problemo! I look forward to seeing the finished product


Just posted here: https://boardgamegeek.com/thread/1806954/first-shot-painting...
 
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