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Author Topic: Backdrops - Enhancing your battlefield - part 2 (14 May)  (Read 2757 times)

Offline Eric the Shed

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Backdrops - Enhancing your battlefield - part 2 (14 May)
« on: August 22, 2013, 06:51:04 PM »
Hi Folks

Whilst trawling my local Modelzone for bargains I found an old railway modellers backdrop. This evening I tried out the effect...

it started like this..



but I'll let you be the judge on the final photos - where - on the blog

www.shedwars.blogspot.com

cheers
« Last Edit: May 14, 2014, 08:27:36 PM by Eric the Shed »

Offline Elk101

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Re: Backdrops - Enhancing your battlefield
« Reply #1 on: August 22, 2013, 06:59:56 PM »
Looking good! I have a few of these too, mainly for taking photos. I like them.

Offline dampfpanzerwagon

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Re: Backdrops - Enhancing your battlefield
« Reply #2 on: August 22, 2013, 07:00:19 PM »
That looks good. A great match to your tabletop flocking.

Tony

Offline Eric the Shed

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Re: Backdrops - Enhancing your battlefield
« Reply #3 on: August 23, 2013, 04:54:15 AM »
Cheers Guys - when I get back from hols I'll sort out some even better photos...

Eric

Offline Elbows

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Re: Backdrops - Enhancing your battlefield
« Reply #4 on: August 23, 2013, 11:08:10 PM »
I looked into these, but cripes most of them are insanely expensive...suppose I'll have to hope to run into some second hand ones.  lol



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Offline Diakon

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Re: Backdrops - Enhancing your battlefield
« Reply #5 on: August 23, 2013, 11:46:48 PM »
Wow that looks great Mr. The Shed. Especially in the shot with the cows in it. Quick flick down yr blog and you seem to have loads of nice scenery. Good job.  :D

Offline Amalric

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Re: Backdrops - Enhancing your battlefield
« Reply #6 on: August 26, 2013, 06:36:06 PM »
That looks fantastic!
Great find!

I picked up a 12" square print of blue sky and clouds for 25 cents at Michael's from the scrap booking department to use as a backdrop for close ups. If I could find something like you have I would be a happy camper indeed!

Offline Eric the Shed

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Re: Backdrops - Enhancing your battlefield
« Reply #7 on: May 14, 2014, 08:27:15 PM »
Managed to mount up my next backdrop - for a Saga game tomorrow...and guess what...this was a presie from my mother in law..!

a few photos on the blog

http://shedwars.blogspot.co.uk/2014/05/a-new-mountain-backdrop.html



cheers

Offline Cubs

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Re: Backdrops - Enhancing your battlefield - part 2 (14 May)
« Reply #8 on: May 14, 2014, 09:11:59 PM »
I keep meaning to get one or two of those for my photos.
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Offline Silent Invader

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Re: Backdrops - Enhancing your battlefield - part 2 (14 May)
« Reply #9 on: May 14, 2014, 09:24:47 PM »
That's excellent Giles  8)

I look forward to seeing the snowy versino mentioned on your blog  :D
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Offline dijit

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Re: Backdrops - Enhancing your battlefield - part 2 (14 May)
« Reply #10 on: May 15, 2014, 08:05:28 AM »
That really adds to the feel of the table.

Offline Hitman

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Re: Backdrops - Enhancing your battlefield - part 2 (14 May)
« Reply #11 on: May 15, 2014, 11:21:46 PM »
Wow!! That looks awesome. It really adds to the décor and makes it appear life-like. Thanks for sharing.
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Offline Steam Flunky

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Re: Backdrops - Enhancing your battlefield - part 2 (14 May)
« Reply #12 on: May 17, 2014, 04:56:09 AM »
The backdrop fits the terrain perfectly. Great.
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