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So I salvaged this bit of 16×20 particle board from a broken picture frame. I'll be using some of my foam core to make a city square/crossroads board with my foam rollers. Something for city games that isn't too time consuming, but is also good for a wide spread of genres with the proper buildings and scatter

The tough part will be steaming off the paper and cutting down the various bits for rolling.

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So that was easier than planned. About 5 minutes all told?

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Do I get a prize?

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Hopefully you can see the path. Will add 1 in on each interior corner to make a 4x4 square.

20200618_124252.thumb.jpg.6e79fcc331bc164e54bf66feb7c115c7.jpg Now I just need to find a ruler to trace my square. Then I can cut, roll, glue tonight. And modge on the weekend. Then paint on monday and maybe seal on wednesday.

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Another 45 minutes and things are cut, rolled, glued, and drying. I didn't mean to but extra time to dry is  not bad

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Things have been drying for 4 hours. 1 side is hanging over and I'll need to trim it flush. There's some gaps, and I think I'll give them a quick caulk so that stuff can dry all morning. That'll be close to 24 hours for a modgepodge & black craft paint sealer coat. Then I'll be able to base coat and dry brush over the weekend.

I suppose this is more of am intersection than a square... but. Reminder for next time - have pins handy to close up those seams.

 

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The cat woke me up early. Things have been caulked. Not sure how visible it is. Was a bit difficult to clean off the rolled surface. 6 hours until water contact 24 until cure so I'll wait. The black lines are pencil, not gaps.

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Weird I was unable to add text. I thought I would podge the back after trimming the overhang and rolling the sides.

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I'm not in the mood for the various steps.  Things need to sit then I'll do a grey and brown wash. Then highlight with grey and tan, maybe a little green for the flag stone. Drybrushing this much is a pain.

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5 minutes ago, Glitterwolf said:

You need to use a big brush.

I dont have anything bigger than 1 inch and no big enough surface

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And some dry brush. Will do another wash in... an hour or so and see about final dry brush tomorrow

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