Tutorial: How To Make Cheap Easy Terrain

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Re: Tutorial: How To Make Cheap Easy Terrain

Postby wanna993 » Wed May 23, 2012 1:45 am

Yeah, as I just started making models I still have a lot to get used to. Gotta experiment more about the quantity of water to add to the glue. You really have to add a drop or two max. I thought it was alot more at first.

So now I'm stuck with my 'not-so-fixated' sand. Should I reapply a layer of glue+sand on it, with thicker glue? Because the part where I added rocks holds on perfectly.

Thank Blue for the replies :D

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Re: Tutorial: How To Make Cheap Easy Terrain

Postby Blue » Wed May 23, 2012 4:35 am

Just rub your fingers across the sand to remove any loose pieces then reapply.
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Re: Tutorial: How To Make Cheap Easy Terrain

Postby calvinc71 » Mon Jul 16, 2012 10:41 am

Hey, I just wanted to say thanks for this amazing tutorial... It helped me take the plunge and make my terrain pieces! Your step-by-step post really helped me get over the intimidation factor, and has got me inspired to start scratch-building all sorts of things!

Thanks again!

Here's a weeks worth of work, following your lead... I made these pieces modular so that I have lots of re-arrangement possibilities...

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Re: Tutorial: How To Make Cheap Easy Terrain

Postby sebastionsynn » Mon Jul 16, 2012 3:54 pm

WOW! :shock:

really nice work, that table looks great with that terrain.
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Re: Tutorial: How To Make Cheap Easy Terrain

Postby Nappen » Sat Aug 04, 2012 1:19 pm

All three presented builds look awesome. I have to get me some pink foam!
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Re: Tutorial: How To Make Cheap Easy Terrain

Postby stephos » Tue Sep 04, 2012 11:07 am

Really awesome tutorial. I need to find me some pink foam as your terrain looks better than most stuff I've seen in magazines! Thanks for the guide :):)

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Re: Tutorial: How To Make Cheap Easy Terrain

Postby terraindirect » Sat Sep 15, 2012 10:36 am

that really is smart, i think at some point ill have to add a few pics of some of my stuff,

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Re: Tutorial: How To Make Cheap Easy Terrain

Postby luke1363 » Wed Apr 10, 2013 8:09 am

Wow that looks amazing

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Re: Tutorial: How To Make Cheap Easy Terrain

Postby Quilue » Mon Apr 22, 2013 5:59 pm

Hello!
I'm new here, and just wanted to say that this tutorial is genius!! My boyfriend plays warhammer and warmachine, and I'm just horrible at painting miniatures, but I wanted to get involved somehow, and you have made that extremely possible! So thanks!!


wanna993 wrote:I have another question, how do you go about smaller/thinner/more fragile pieces? Because as I was working on a small rock, the glue couldn't hold.
Thanks :)


Also, just wanted to mention, if you forget to do the texture before and have already glued the pieces on, finger nails work real well for the small parts. Obviously don't go overboard, but I mean a good swipe with your nail works!!

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Re: Tutorial: How To Make Cheap Easy Terrain

Postby drsergen » Wed Dec 04, 2013 9:50 am

where can i get this pink stuff ?


edit: is this the stuff you use. http://www.homedepot.ca/product/c-300-e ... -sl/925585
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Re: Tutorial: How To Make Cheap Easy Terrain

Postby Nappen » Wed Dec 04, 2013 8:31 pm

That's the stuff :)
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Re: Tutorial: How To Make Cheap Easy Terrain

Postby amir90 » Wed Jul 08, 2015 8:40 pm

Thanks for the guide, I made several hills with this technique for my local hobby club.

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Re: Tutorial: How To Make Cheap Easy Terrain

Postby Lionic » Thu Jul 09, 2015 5:44 pm

I use the yellow stuff and it works, but its far more crumbly, so you have to cut it outside, and seal it up with thick layers of paint.
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