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Author Topic: WS Trees Part 2  (Read 915 times)

Offline kingsmt

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WS Trees Part 2
« on: January 22, 2019, 03:16:32 AM »
This is the first batch of improved Woodlands Scenics plastic tree armatures.
The method used in making these is listed in part one.

I varied the washes a bit to give different shades to the various trunks. No two trees are exactly the same color in nature. I thinned the basic black wash with water for lighter tones and used full strength for a darker bark look.

 The next dozen are drying.

Offline kingsmt

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Re: WS Trees Part 2
« Reply #1 on: January 24, 2019, 09:43:14 AM »

I put some green on the branches of the Woodlands Scenics tree armatures that I coated in my modelling paste mixture. I used pieces of seafoam flocked with some Noch leaves to attach to the tree trunk.

These last two photos show some Birch trees I am making. They are simple twisted wire armatures, covered in the paste. The bare tree was painted white.
I'll tone down the white with a thin brown wash and then put in dark speckles with a fine point magic marker. After that, I'll add some branches with leaves. You can see the finished product right next to the bare tree.

Offline von Lucky

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Re: WS Trees Part 2
« Reply #2 on: January 24, 2019, 12:31:27 PM »
As someone taking part in the Build Something Contest I'm seeing if I can emulate this, at least a little.

Thanks for sharing - love the depth they have.
« Last Edit: January 24, 2019, 12:33:12 PM by von Lucky »
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