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trenchfoot09 Jun 2018 11:22 a.m. PST

Hello again, since my previous post regarding the use of grass effect mats from Lidl I have been doing a bit of work on one of them. I used car spray colours, watered down acrylics and chalk pastels to create a rural effect. hope you enjoy
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here i have used pastels before spraying over with car paint
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A bit blurred but the effect is coming on and I decided to darken the roads
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now terrain features have been added and I think changes the mat completely. This is only one have of the mat as I have not made enough hedges yet.
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I wanted a different effect for the roads and decided to blow a hot paint stripping gun along the line of the road which melted the grass effect and gave a different texture.
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thanks for looking

EricThe Shed09 Jun 2018 12:52 p.m. PST

That looks pretty good…love the roads

Legion 409 Jun 2018 2:01 p.m. PST

thumbs up !

dragon610 Jun 2018 5:28 a.m. PST

It is most excellent. The hedges are great. Like the foam core buildings.

War Panda10 Jun 2018 7:08 a.m. PST

Beautiful terrain. Love the road effect you achieved.

Oberlindes Sol LIC Supporting Member of TMP10 Jun 2018 8:29 a.m. PST

Impressive. Thanks.

trenchfoot10 Jun 2018 9:25 a.m. PST

thanks for the feedback folks. War Panda, if you are the same War Panda that posted a crossfire demo on Youtube then a lot of my inspiration comes from your terrain setup…beautiful

Umpapa10 Jun 2018 1:41 p.m. PST

Hot paint stripping gun – brilliant idea. I will stole it.

Mad Guru Supporting Member of TMP10 Jun 2018 10:42 p.m. PST

That blacktop road effect is fantastic!

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