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Offline Hupp n at em

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Re: Chinese watchtower - Walls are painted
« Reply #30 on: August 25, 2015, 08:43:56 PM »
Resin / plastic stone sheets from where please James?

I'll echo this as well.  ;) :D

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Re: Chinese watchtower - Walls are painted
« Reply #31 on: August 26, 2015, 10:51:01 AM »
Absolutely delightful :)

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Re: Chinese watchtower - Walls are painted
« Reply #32 on: August 26, 2015, 12:53:53 PM »
Just clocked this, mate.
Nice work.
 8)

Looking closely you can see a fair bit of colour in it.
Looking good!
 :-* :-*


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Re: Chinese watchtower - Walls are painted
« Reply #33 on: August 26, 2015, 01:32:45 PM »
Thanks fellas  :)

Should have an update on it by the weekend.

The sheets are from Wills, available from most decent hobby shops  :)

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Re: Chinese watchtower - Walls are painted
« Reply #34 on: August 26, 2015, 05:52:42 PM »
The sheets are from Wills, available from most decent hobby shops  :)
Unfortunately I am in the US, and my searching hasn't turned up any US distributors for Wills.  The one big model railroad styrene sheet maker over here doesn't seem to have any stone patterns either.

How feasible do you think carving this type of rough stone pattern would be?  I am aiming to make my Frostgrave buildings in this style (Tibet, Bhutan, Western China), and I know the pencil method for larger inca-style rounded stones, but these squared off, very irregular Himalayan stonework patterns seem like they'd be tougher to pull off. Any advice?

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Re: Chinese watchtower - Walls are painted
« Reply #35 on: August 26, 2015, 06:43:30 PM »
Wonderful terrain piece James, great job with it.  8)

Will there be more to follow?

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Re: Chinese watchtower - Walls are painted
« Reply #36 on: July 09, 2016, 05:15:32 PM »
A bit later than I would've liked but its complete and in the post tomorrow.













Any advice?

Carving from blue foam (or whichever foam is your preference) would be very time consuming so you might bite the bullet and go with a bit of a postage charge  :?

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James

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Re: Chinese watchtower - Complete! pic heavy
« Reply #37 on: July 09, 2016, 05:23:41 PM »
'bout time it was finished. :D

Looks great though and well worth the wait.  ;D
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Re: Chinese watchtower - Complete! pic heavy
« Reply #38 on: July 09, 2016, 05:38:27 PM »
That's just gorgeous Jimmy lad.  :-* :-*

Hupp, how about Plastruct 91561?
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Re: Chinese watchtower - Complete! pic heavy
« Reply #39 on: July 09, 2016, 06:06:52 PM »
Oh wow, now I'm really envious  :o 8) 8) 8)

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Re: Chinese watchtower - Complete! pic heavy
« Reply #40 on: July 09, 2016, 06:08:01 PM »
Oh wow, now I'm really envious  :o 8) 8) 8)

I could do you just the top?  ;)

cheers

James

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Re: Chinese watchtower - Complete! pic heavy
« Reply #41 on: July 09, 2016, 06:54:35 PM »
That James, is a thing of beauty  :-*
Well done indeed. Of all you gazillion model buildings, that's one of my favourites ever.
Is it heading off to the land of Extraordinary Kriegspielers by any chance? Or is it some other lucky (yet patient) customer?  lol

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Re: Chinese watchtower - Complete! pic heavy
« Reply #42 on: July 09, 2016, 07:01:59 PM »
I could do you just the top?  ;)

cheers

James

Maybe....  8) 8) 8)

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Re: Chinese watchtower - Complete! pic heavy
« Reply #43 on: July 09, 2016, 08:03:00 PM »
Is it heading off to the land of Extraordinary Kriegspielers by any chance? Or is it some other lucky (yet patient) customer?  lol

Nope, Steve already has one  :D

Off to the States  :)

cheers

James

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Re: Chinese watchtower - Complete! pic heavy
« Reply #44 on: July 10, 2016, 01:50:23 AM »
Excellent work James  :-* :-* Nice to see this finished. The drainage marks and final stone highlighting really brings the tower to life.
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