Terraining Day 06 – The Getting-Closer-To-Being-Finished Mythical City Themed Table Part 4

This update begins with the making of a module.

This piece was actually made by my significant other Heather but I insisted on taking some progress pics as she went.

It started with a cutout for an exposed sewer pipe trench.IMG_0873 She added tiles to the flat section of the module.

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Terraining Day 05 – The Actually-Becoming-Realistically-Finishable-Mythical City Themed Table Part 3

Some more progress on our slowly-moving table-building adventure,

Started putting down texture for quarter number 2. Used some bit from Pegasus Hobbies’ Chemical Factory Kit. This kit is full of wonderful little bits for steampunk buildings and terrain.  IMG_0838

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Terraining Day 04 – The Slightly-Less-Mythical-But-Still-Pretty-Mythical City Theme Table Part 2

Another update on the progress of this table.

The first quarter board started with gluing down paving tiles made of plywood rectangles.  These plywood rectangles and squares are from Michaels and are actually deceptively expensive.  A bag of them is about $5 and doesn’t cover as much as you think it will.IMG_0776Next I used beans to give a cobblestone texture.  I’m not sure what kind they were but I had to look around a lot before I found beans that were the right size.   Continue reading

Terraining Day 03 – The Mythical City Themed table Part 1

I’ve been working on doing a city themed table on and off for the better part of a year.  The only thing mythical about it is the myth that I might ever finish it.  Its a bit of a complicated undertaking so its hard to work on it continuously for long periods of time.

Lately I’ve been getting some motivation (and more importantly, HELP) from my good friend Aaron and we’re closer than ever to having this bad boy finished.  I posting here some of the WIP shots. Continue reading