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Offline Eric the Shed

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Lots and Lots of Trees
« on: October 16, 2012, 10:38:56 AM »
Finally managed to finish the bases of all my trees...quite happy with the result



More pictures on the blog...

www.shedwars.blogspot.com

Eric

Offline Malamute

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Re: Lots and Lots of Trees
« Reply #1 on: October 16, 2012, 10:43:49 AM »
Thats quite a forset you have there.
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Offline Relic

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Re: Lots and Lots of Trees
« Reply #2 on: October 16, 2012, 11:30:07 AM »
Pretty nice. For my liking the contrast between the earthtones and grass is a bit too steep. Maybe a few highlights to the brown to smoothen it ? Also when using static grass or green flock it might be a good idea to use a few shades of different shades. Lovely work anyway and that has been a pretty huge task so I understand the straightforwardness :)

Offline Mason

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Re: Lots and Lots of Trees
« Reply #3 on: October 16, 2012, 11:52:59 AM »
 :o

That sure is a lot of trees!

I appreciate how long that must take, but the work is worth it when you can plonk a whole forest down on the table at the end of it.

Great!


Offline dijit

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Re: Lots and Lots of Trees
« Reply #4 on: October 16, 2012, 01:07:03 PM »
Yes most definately an impressive amount fo trees.
Duncan

Offline DD-Chris

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Re: Lots and Lots of Trees
« Reply #5 on: October 16, 2012, 02:00:32 PM »
FANTASTIC !

Where are the trees from ? i have never found quality looking trees at reasonable prices here in the states. The woodland scenic stuff NEVER holds up to the rigors of gaming that i put it through.

Offline Eric the Shed

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Re: Lots and Lots of Trees
« Reply #6 on: October 16, 2012, 03:04:12 PM »
I picked up most of my trees from Modelzone a UK hobby shop but the brand they sell is this company

http://www.gaugemaster.com/gmscenics.html

Maybe you have these guys in the states

Eric

Offline Glitzer

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Re: Lots and Lots of Trees
« Reply #7 on: October 16, 2012, 05:00:35 PM »
Wow, you've even got more trees than me :o

I'm amazed how well the "brush" rees look, when combined to fill a whole table.

Offline FramFramson

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Re: Lots and Lots of Trees
« Reply #8 on: October 16, 2012, 06:07:53 PM »
Ugh, this just reminds me that I still need to base mine. They're glued to their washers, but there's a ton of flocking and base-painting that needs to be done.

Maybe this winter...


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Offline flags_of_war

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Re: Lots and Lots of Trees
« Reply #9 on: October 16, 2012, 10:25:46 PM »
Eric what scale is that you used? OO?

Offline Eric the Shed

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Re: Lots and Lots of Trees
« Reply #10 on: October 17, 2012, 06:42:39 AM »
Hi Flags

To be honest I dont know - the conifers range in height from 2" to about 5". The 'brush trees are old GW trees.

Eric

Offline anevilgiraffe

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Re: Lots and Lots of Trees
« Reply #11 on: October 18, 2012, 10:06:49 AM »
I really need to sort trees out... have a load of the woodland scenics bendy trees, but need to organise them...

Offline Marine0846

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Re: Lots and Lots of Trees
« Reply #12 on: October 20, 2012, 06:10:59 PM »
Great job.
I have gone back and rebased my trees on bases.
I like them alot better.
Thanks for sharing.
Semper Fi, Mac

 

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