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Personal logo Extra Crispy Sponsoring Member of TMP15 Mar 2017 11:16 a.m. PST

This morning I took close ups of my 6mm Normandy buildings (so far). Check them out here:

https://flic.kr/s/aHskR2CaBn

rct7500115 Mar 2017 12:26 p.m. PST

Lovely work on them.

How's the village layout and basing going. Really interested to see how you go with it

Personal logo Zeelow Supporting Member of TMP15 Mar 2017 12:42 p.m. PST

Nice! thumbs up!

wrgmr115 Mar 2017 12:47 p.m. PST

Really nice work Mark!
I would add a little green mossy color to corners of roofs and a few wisps of green at the bottom like grass growing beside the house.

Personal logo Extra Crispy Sponsoring Member of TMP15 Mar 2017 1:42 p.m. PST

So the base is still in progress. This is just a throw away test piece. But so far I think the idea has merit. Pic 1 shows the base itself. I have outlined a few plots, and put in a small garden. I would trim the base so there would be no "margin." The road is just a placeholder. I'd probably do one with a dirt road, another with cobbles.

picture

Just for concept, here it is with a few houses (these are too large but you get the idea):

picture

Next step will be doing some layouts and looking at Google earth and try to get a sense of what a good plot size is. I need to balance looks with playability. The village can't end up being four feet long!

Personal logo Extra Crispy Sponsoring Member of TMP15 Mar 2017 1:46 p.m. PST

Another note: I would fill in the plots with flock, foliage bushes, maybe a hedge or two. Trees would have to be loose since the base is fabric. I like that it is thin and would "flow" over a shallow ridge or hill.

Jeigheff Supporting Member of TMP15 Mar 2017 2:40 p.m. PST

Very nice! The colors look really good.

Personal logo Extra Crispy Sponsoring Member of TMP15 Mar 2017 5:56 p.m. PST

Just fiddling. But I like the idea well enough I'm going to try it again for real.

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