Friday, 13 September 2013

Rough Roads

Boring post alert!

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In my continuing drive to save money and scratchbuild my own scenery, I cadged an off-cut of roofing felt from my neighbour and cut it up to make some road sections.

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I drybrushed the roofing felt with grey paint (left over from an old tester pot) and them drybrushed down the middle of each strip with the brown paint I do my bases with (tub courtesy of Giles).

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While the paint was still damp I then rubbed in a little green scatter from my basing pot and will try to seal it on with my trusty Matt varnish spray in the near future.

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The felt didn't go as far as I thought it would, only producing two long strips, a T-junction and a couple of bends, but it'll do for now, and at any rate it's better than the strips of grey felt I hurriedly cut up for the last Brink of Battle skirmishing session I put on!

 

 

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    1. Thanks! A quick and easy solution, especially if you're reroofing your shed!

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  2. They look good. I have seen several others use roofing shingle for roads. Very effective.

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  3. They look pretty damn good to me! A very nice approximation to tarmac.

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  4. Nice work there JP and they look jolly effective too

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