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Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP02 Mar 2018 5:40 p.m. PST

Guys check out this interesting tutorial for decorations:

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Now … I'm sure there's gotta be a miniature gaming terrain application in there, somewhere, just waiting for one of us to to make it happen. Right?

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Dan
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PS. This other tutorial shows the same principle of hot glue texturing, but on other objects:
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Oberlindes Sol LIC02 Mar 2018 7:45 p.m. PST

I would be more inclined to use Easter eggs for vehicles. Some 20 years ago, I painted some L'Eggs eggs and they came out OK. Next time I do something with that shape, I'll glue some things on them for weapons and sensor pods and whatnot.

Personal logo Striker Supporting Member of TMP02 Mar 2018 9:12 p.m. PST

I see 1/2 the egg being used to make a nice big field of alien eggs, ready to pop. The glue would give them the veiny look.

Night Owl III03 Mar 2018 11:08 a.m. PST

Good for making dungeon decor as well.

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Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP04 Mar 2018 5:32 p.m. PST

Wow!

Dan

Personal logo etotheipi Sponsoring Member of TMP04 Mar 2018 6:08 p.m. PST

Liquid latex is also good for doing designs on things like this. I have a bucket of Easter eggs that I am going to do up like this …

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Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP12 Mar 2018 3:15 a.m. PST

Etotheipi

Does the liquid latex break down and separate from the plastic over time?

Dan

Personal logo etotheipi Sponsoring Member of TMP12 Mar 2018 7:48 a.m. PST

Those mounds were made 3+ years ago.

I have used liquid latex on many other, older projects and have not seen it destroy the (various types of) material or come loose and fall off.

It does, however, not last more than a year or so on t-shirts. So if you or your better half put you terrain bits in the washing machine regularly … look out.

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