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Ploughshares to Swords Supporting Member of TMP10 Oct 2012 10:04 a.m. PST

Hi,

Been busy with trying to make some terrain for my table and I ould love to hear some feedback from you all.

Firtst we have a pice of road measuring 18 cm long and 5 cm wide

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and a simple ploughed field measuring 18*18cm

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For more pictures and info please visit ploughsharestoswords.blogspot.se

Regards,

Anders the elder

45thdiv Supporting Member of TMP10 Oct 2012 10:30 a.m. PST

The plowed field looks great. If you wanted so variety you could a some green flocking along the tops of the rows to show the start of the crops growing. Just a thought.

Matthew

Personal logo ColCampbell Supporting Member of TMP10 Oct 2012 10:47 a.m. PST

It is a nice looking, neat field. But unless this is a modern field plowed by modern farm machinery, the furrows are too even. I would suggest you make them a little uneven with some slight snaking of the furrow lines.

Jim

Personal logo Rrobbyrobot Supporting Member of TMP10 Oct 2012 11:09 a.m. PST

I don't think you can do that with corrugated cardboard Jim. It looks like that's what he used. I like it myself.

Personal logo rampantlion Supporting Member of TMP10 Oct 2012 11:38 a.m. PST

Very nicely done sir. I really like the grass along the road.

Johndillon Inactive Member10 Oct 2012 1:30 p.m. PST

Really nice job…love the grass effects too

EricThe Shed Supporting Member of TMP10 Oct 2012 2:52 p.m. PST

Very nice…well done sir

GOTHIC LINE MINIATURES10 Oct 2012 2:53 p.m. PST

Really nice!!!

Chris on a bike Supporting Member of TMP10 Oct 2012 3:47 p.m. PST

I suggest putting some grass over the edge of the ploughed field, as you have done with the dirt road. At the moment it looks like the earth is on top of the grass, but the grass would be growing over the edges of the earth. There is a ploughed field a minute away from my home and the edges blend into the grass rather than end neatly next to it. Having said that, it looks very good as it is and I'd be happy to game on it!

Marc the plastics fan11 Oct 2012 6:09 a.m. PST

I like the effect, but if I could offer one small observation. Most field are irregular in shape, so perhaps try to avoid straight edges and square shapes. Same with the road – if you made the grass edges irregualr, it would sit really nicely on your table top.

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