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Well I decided it was high time to get some bases sculpted. It was a nice simple start for some modelling with either green stuff or milliput.

 

First off I made 10 bases, I wanted them to look like tram tracks to make them suitable for Victorian or Steampunk models.

 

I made 4 with Milliput and 6 using green stuff.

 

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This is a picture post modelling with my son trying to reclaim his duplo. I did the mistake of using foam board and had a bit of pain getting the paper off.

 

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Finally here is a picture of the painted models.

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Comments welcome. I used these moulds to cast my first resin models. So it's been a nice learning curve.

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Very nice. I like the variation on brick color for the stones. What made you choose red and yellow, aside from having it pop against the blue background? Also, did you do anything to darken the cobble edges?

 

Anyway, this is 10 times cooler than the last steampunk base I made. Keep it up.

I have have see a few places in real life with mixed cobbles like this. I think it looks different to the normal grey granite ones.

 

After I painted them, I gave the wash of a dark brown ink. After that it was just a standard coat of Matt varnish.

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