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04 May 2018 6:38 p.m. PST
by Editor in Chief Bill

  • Changed title from "Snow basing for 1912" to "Snow basing for 1812"

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RogerC03 May 2018 4:04 p.m. PST

Update on the blog with first snow bases complete. See what you think.



RogerC03 May 2018 4:11 p.m. PST

Apologies should of course read 1812. Typing in the dark!

advocate04 May 2018 3:28 a.m. PST

There was I thinking you were doing Balkan Wars.

Personal logo Flashman14 Supporting Member of TMP04 May 2018 3:34 a.m. PST Cossacks look great!

RogerC04 May 2018 6:23 a.m. PST

Cheers guys. Thanks for adding the link Flashmann14

Lion in the Stars05 May 2018 4:01 a.m. PST

As much as I hate GW, their Valhallan Blizard texture paint is ideal for snow bases. Just slap some down on the base and you're done. No effort involved, and it looks better than any of the fancy recipes at the end.

RogerC06 May 2018 11:45 a.m. PST

Not heard of that thanks may give it a try.

Personal logo Flashman14 Supporting Member of TMP07 May 2018 2:10 p.m. PST

I used to have a complex recipe for it all, but now just do a 50:50 mix of (craft store) white paint and white glue with some water to get to a workable consistency. While wet, I dip it in Woodland Scenics flake snow. link

Baranovich07 May 2018 8:59 p.m. PST

Looks awesome!

I picked up a snow paste recipe a while back which I've been using to excellent effect.

Mixture of white PVA glue, white acrylic craft paint, baking soda, with some Woodland Scenics snow flock sprinkled over the top while the paste is still wet.

Some pics. showing various bases:


RogerC09 May 2018 7:33 a.m. PST

Some interesting stuff here guys thank you, lots of food for thought when I start the next batch.

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