Tuesday, 8 November 2016

Once more unto the breach - part 2

Following on from my previous post I am delighted to report that the Breach project is complete...

for the first part head here...

http://shedwars.blogspot.co.uk/2016/11/once-more-unto-breach.html

When I left you last I had cut the walls and placed polystyrene in fillers into the holes.  The next step was / should be relatively easy - I coated the in polyfilla and allowed this to harden,

Once dry I liberally pasted on pva and then covered the breaches in gravel. It didn't stick. Either the glue wasn't strong enough or the gravel was too heavy. I tried the same thing with cat litter - same problem.

In the end I coasted the breaches in hard as nails adhesive a pushed in off cuts of blue foam. These stuck. Apologies no photos at this stage.

Once this was all dry (24 hours) both sets were painted black. Again I left these for 24 hours to dry.



It was then just a case of drybrushing on various layers of grey.....4 coats in total




Not my best builds but they'll serve a purpose in the future.. as you can see two breaches added to the castle wall


The breaches almost marry up onto an existing wall - the height difference is the base




just had a thought...maybe I should breach one of the towers...

8 comments:

  1. I'd call that a pretty good result. I look forward to seeing the walls in use.

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  2. These look great Eric, my ocd would be calling for me to base the rest of the walls now though...

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  3. These are great! You are a very clever man!

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  4. Masterfully done good sir! :-)

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  5. You could always add a base to one or two of the intact walls so they meet up smoothly. With a tower between wall sections the difference is probably hardly noticeable, so you'd only need to do so for the neighbouring wall section.

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  6. I think if you add some more small fill -- like sand or other debris -- between the larger stones, it will look even better. Love the site.

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