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Offline Ultravanillasmurf

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Re: This Is Not A Test Koyote
« Reply #30 on: October 12, 2017, 11:05:42 AM »
Clever idea.

I would have added "lifted" paving slabs where the tree comes out of the base, though that would not be particularly noticeable.

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Re: This Is Not A Test Koyote
« Reply #31 on: October 15, 2017, 02:48:36 AM »
I know that I stated that I am eager to finally get to painting my warbands, but my orders from Fogou Models and Sarissa Precision arrived yesterday, and I just couldn't help myself.  By combining a Sarissa mdf billboard kit with some of the Fogou barriers, I hope to create an interesting terrain piece that injects a bit of old Seattle flavor into my board.








I didn't say it's a very good flavor, but it's good enough when you are 5 or 6 beers in, and not tasting much of anything anymore.  Plus, it's something's that had its heyday during my youth, so for good or ill, thinking about it always brings back a sense of nostalgia.



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Re: This Is Not A Test Koyote
« Reply #32 on: October 15, 2017, 04:47:51 AM »
That looks excellent.  I can't wait to see it painted :D !

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Re: This Is Not A Test Koyote
« Reply #33 on: October 15, 2017, 08:04:55 AM »
+1 to seeing it painted up, & in the words of Kid Sheleen (in the film Cat Ballou)..."I'll drink to that!"

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Re: This Is Not A Test Koyote
« Reply #34 on: October 15, 2017, 10:02:18 AM »
I'm liking that billboard.
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Re: This Is Not A Test Koyote
« Reply #35 on: October 15, 2017, 11:10:09 AM »
Really like the concept - great idea. Looking forward to seeing the next steps.
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Re: This Is Not A Test Koyote
« Reply #36 on: October 15, 2017, 09:10:41 PM »
Looks good.

Offline Koyote

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Re: This Is Not A Test Koyote
« Reply #37 on: October 18, 2017, 12:31:17 AM »




I glued the artwork to a very thin sheet of styrene that is sized to fit in the sign's frame.  The sheet is held in place by 4 tiny pieces of poster tack and can be easily removed.  I designed it this way because I didn't know if I would like the look of artwork after it was "aged" with a thinned down brown ink.  This turned out to be a wise move on my part.  My first attempt to "age" the art didn't go so well.  What you see is my second go at aging the sign.

« Last Edit: October 18, 2017, 03:09:36 AM by Koyote »

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Re: This Is Not A Test Koyote
« Reply #38 on: October 18, 2017, 12:54:38 AM »
Kickass!  That looks fantastic!

Offline von Lucky

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Re: This Is Not A Test Koyote
« Reply #39 on: October 18, 2017, 09:55:08 AM »
Agreed - nice weathering.

Offline Ultravanillasmurf

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Re: This Is Not A Test Koyote
« Reply #40 on: October 18, 2017, 10:55:02 AM »
I agree, that is very good.

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Re: This Is Not A Test Koyote
« Reply #41 on: October 18, 2017, 01:11:09 PM »
Love that!
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Offline Koyote

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Re: This Is Not A Test Koyote
« Reply #42 on: October 18, 2017, 09:10:51 PM »
Thanks everyone.

I feel that the front face of the frame around sign should be a bit darker.  I got a bit too rambunctious with the highlighting.


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Re: This Is Not A Test Koyote
« Reply #43 on: October 19, 2017, 06:03:29 AM »
Thanks everyone.

I feel that the front face of the frame around sign should be a bit darker.  I got a bit too rambunctious with the highlighting.



looks great...

A great advantage in having removable signage. I can see another piece of advertising with maybe one of the "wallpaper" strips separating and hanging down, simulating the weather getting at the glue.

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Re: This Is Not A Test Koyote
« Reply #44 on: October 22, 2017, 07:01:00 PM »
Here are my first two mutant cultists, Brother Crepitus and Brother Ferrum.






 

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