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14 September 2012

Cardboard Tube Pipe Terrain

Nick speaking,

Quite some time ago, my buddy found three cardboard tubes somewhere and glued them together to use as a piece of terrain. He never got around to doing anything more with them than that and they have just sat in the bottom of his terrain box ever since. Well, I spotted them the other day and offered to paint them up for him, nothing too special, but at least usable, and he was happy for me to do so. Here is a quick run down on what I did with them...


First I sprayed them with GW Rough Coat...


Then Chaos Black...


I then went over them with a few different coloured spray paints that I had in the cupboard...


Gave them a wash with some watered down Vermin Brown...


Then I dry brushed them Chainmail and Boltgun Metal, adding a few bits of flock the the bottom two tubes to match my buddies grass board...

10 comments:

  1. Simple, nice and affective. Excellent line of sight blocker, might try this out on some tubes I have knocking around. Thanks for the inspiration.

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  2. looks pukka mate; simple and effective. Nice job :)

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  3. Such a simple idea executed perfectly. if you had shown the finished one first I wouldnt have guessed they were card and said something more expensive.

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  4. Great job! I may have to steal the idea ;)

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  5. Nice one mate! The rust effect is amazing mate! I think I almost like the second from bottom look more than the dulled down rusted look.

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  6. Thanks buddy, please feel free to try it out

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  7. Thanks mate, it's quite amazing really, but the final one really does look realistic, almost like I got an old rusted pipe from the garden and plonked it on the table lol

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