Two scamps showing the water tower and the fueling station, the tower was built from black card and plastic kit sprue. Decided not to build the corrugated tin roof for the fuel tank, and the bunker for the top of the water tower is still on the to do list.
Thursday, 27 November 2008
Sunday, 23 November 2008
With the engineering shed I was going for a more industrial look than with the other station buildings which have a more colonial, pims on the veranda look about them. By using the same colour palette as the other buildings, and having an area of white planking on each side of the building it has the family look, but with the corrugated iron roof, blue tarpouline (wine bottle foil) and big double doors, it looks like a place where you would do engineering type things to bits of flying boats, with the help of Katharine Hepburn and a grumpy american named Humphrey.
Tuesday, 18 November 2008
15mm scale flying boat office made from embossed card. making the painting of the planking much easier. The card was very absorbent taking quite a few layers of paint to build up the colour. this helped a lot in creating the weatherd look. the original 1930's travel posters were sourced on the web and scaled down and printed of.
Tuesday, 11 November 2008
Friday, 7 November 2008
Terrain elements used in creating the header for this blog. They were built for use with 15mm DBA Greek v Persian armies. Based on free CD's from the front of corn flake packs. Olive trees made from Grape stalks, with green railway foam PVA'd on. Olive terraces built up with foam core board, and gravel from the garden an x gold fish and high quality filer from pound land.