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Guthroth14 Aug 2017 5:34 a.m. PST

I have some painted 28mm Viking -types I want to draft into Frostgrave. Can anyone suggest an easy way to 'Winterise' their bases ?

TIA

Personal logo ColCampbell Supporting Member of TMP14 Aug 2017 5:51 a.m. PST

Glue on some spots of fine sand, then paint them white. Eliminate any green colors by painting them as dead grasses or bare muddy ground.

Jim

Personal logo Pictors Studio Sponsoring Member of TMP14 Aug 2017 6:20 a.m. PST

Buy snow flock. Attach it by painting areas with white paint mixed with white glue.

Baranovich Supporting Member of TMP14 Aug 2017 7:29 a.m. PST

Easiest and cheapest formula ever, I use it on all my winter terrain:

Elmers white glue, white craft paint, and baking soda. Mix more or less equal parts into a paste and use a paintbrush to apply it to the base. While it's still wet sprinkle on some dry baking powder so that the surface looks like snow flakes.

This paste recipe has been used by military diorama builders and gamers for years.

Dries perfectly hard and durable, and the terrain I made earlier this year is still pure white, it hasn't yellowed at all.

Baranovich Supporting Member of TMP14 Aug 2017 7:33 a.m. PST

Here's some of what I did with the homemade snow paste:

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***I should note that I used Woodland Scenics snow flock to sprinkle on top of the paste but you could just as well use the dry baking soda and save money on not buying the flock altogether.

Razor7814 Aug 2017 2:59 p.m. PST

I use "snowtex" available in most craft stores

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