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Re: Oi! Lookout!

Postby british_gamer » Wed Aug 13, 2014 10:16 pm

Really nice.
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Re: Oi! Lookout!

Postby The Dozing Dragon » Thu Aug 14, 2014 11:13 pm

Top work. I never finish anything :evil:
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Re: Oi! Lookout!

Postby Hangashore » Fri Aug 15, 2014 6:13 am

The walk/hike sounds fantastic.

For the brick work, did you just carve that and then strip off the cardboard?

What a fantastic piece of art.
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Re: Oi! Lookout!

Postby Pijlie » Fri Aug 15, 2014 11:40 am

Very good! The brazier is a great detail.
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Re: Oi! Lookout!

Postby Patrice » Fri Aug 15, 2014 1:36 pm

Excellent! :shock:
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Re: Oi! Lookout!

Postby An Absent Humphrey » Fri Aug 22, 2014 9:38 am

Thanks for the kind words, chaps.
To answer a few points...

Crenallations. Not in this period. Even in the high medieval period not all fortified buildings would have crenallations. The owner had to apply to the crown for a license to crenallate. Whilst the larger castles would have crenallations many local manor houses wouldn't.

The rough texture. It's sand. Cover the area you want to cover in PVA and then sprinkle on sand.

The logs. No, not dowels. They're twigs.

The stone steps. No card involved. The basic shape was made from a block of balsa and then skinned with miliput and the flagstones carved in with a cocktail stick.
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Re: Oi! Lookout!

Postby demi_morgana » Fri Aug 22, 2014 11:41 am

Yup, great work 8)
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Re: Oi! Lookout!

Postby --- » Fri Aug 22, 2014 12:11 pm

Cheers for the clarification, Humph 8)
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Re: Oi! Lookout!

Postby TwoGunBob » Fri Aug 22, 2014 1:33 pm

Nice one, love to see scratch building turning out so masterful.
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