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UnfortunateWound15 Aug 2012 10:30 a.m. PST

Are there any 28mm cloaks out there? I'm thinking of making fake Tanith for a Tomorrow's War project using Defiance Games marines, and I was wondering if anyone had any advice on where to source cloaks that could conceivably be camo-cloaks.

Cheers!

CeruLucifus15 Aug 2012 10:37 a.m. PST

I've heard of people scratchbuilding cloaks with glue-soaked tissue paper. Also of course you could flatten epoxy putty (Kneadatite / green stuff or similar) and make them that way.

Thomas O15 Aug 2012 11:38 a.m. PST

I have use the glue soaked tissue paper method, but I used a paper towel it was thicker so it had the body that I wanted. We just happend to have some that were a plain weave, no fancy bumbs or anything like that.

GhostofRebecaBlack15 Aug 2012 11:44 a.m. PST

Actually latex can be cut into handy pieces, primed, painted and coated into a scale like tarpaulin. Maybe it works for cloaks too.

Don't waste your condoms but buy thin latex gloves. Maybe you already have some to use when you paint or airbrush?

Frederick Supporting Member of TMP15 Aug 2012 11:54 a.m. PST

Also – if you have any of the GW Marauders they had spare cloaks on the sprues – I might have a few around

Imperial Forge15 Aug 2012 1:36 p.m. PST

See here:

auction

Check out this seller's other listings – there are other kinds of cloaks there.

Nic Robson15 Aug 2012 6:24 p.m. PST

Keep an eye on this page: victoriaminiatures.highwire.com

I have seen Victorias new claoks and they look excellent.

Nic Eureka Minitaures

victoria01 Sep 2012 3:08 p.m. PST

Cheers Nic. The cloaks are now available in the online shop. victoriaminiatures.highwire.com

WNT Blog13 Sep 2012 3:07 a.m. PST

There are plastic cloaks in the fireforge games mounted cavalry sets which are quite nice and useful.

zirrian12 Nov 2012 10:40 a.m. PST

+1 on Victoria's cloaks as they are excellent, and the Fireforge cloaks are pretty good too, but not that good on DFG miniatures as they are pretty static while the cloaks are flowin'.

CooperSteveOnTheLaptop14 Dec 2012 6:19 a.m. PST

Toilet seat wipes! Available from medical hygiene suppliers, these are a smooth tissue that is VERY strong.

Kadmon19 Jul 2016 10:38 a.m. PST

I've gathered the separate cloaks I could find on the miniatures market, and also the tips on making them on your own:
link

Redmenace25 Jul 2016 1:07 p.m. PST

A fair number of heroclix have easily removed plastic cloaks.

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