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Thank you all for the motivating comments. I am wondering how to make the pearls on his cap. I thought of using a thin injection needle on greenstuff. Any other ideas how to get such small half-spheres?

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Thank you all for the motivating comments. I am wondering how to make the pearls on his cap. I thought of using a thin injection needle on greenstuff. Any other ideas how to get such small half-spheres?

Have you looked at tiny beads in the craft store? There might be something small enough to work.

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I had a look at some shops that seel beads but no luck. Some chemical supply stores have microbeads, but I am not sure if those are chemically stable...some more research is necessary.

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I had a look at some shops that seel beads but no luck. Some chemical supply stores have microbeads, but I am not sure if those are chemically stable...some more research is necessary.

Perhaps you could dip the end of the needle into super glue?

Hold the needle vertically with the glue at the bottom, surface tension should cause the glue to bead up. if you dip more than once, you should be able to 'grow' the bead to the size you want. Be sure to let it harden between dips....

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What about micro Styrofoam beads? You can find them pretty cheap on Etsy. Obviously you'd have to be wary of using super glue with them though. However, another idea would be that maybe you could make a mold using the Styrofoam beads so that they wouldn't actually be a part of the final product.

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Both the superglue and styrofoam beads could work. Thank you for he suggestions. I try greenstuff and super glue first. If that fail styrofoam beads and press mold may be the way to go.

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Ahoi,
 
after finishing the graveyard base I thought I try my hand at a 6cm diametre ruined shrine diorama base (or objective token) with a broken statue and a removable birch tree. Naturally nothing stops you to incorporate this idea into a gaming board.
 
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Obviously the concept can also be used for simple flagstone bases:
 
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You'll find a step-by-step tutorial with plenty more pictures on the DaggerAndBrush blog:
 
Enthroned in Darkness - How to make a ruined shrine objective token and a simple flagstone base
 
You'll also find out what lurks in the dark ;).
 
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