Mag Bellum Part Deux

Well, so far so good!! My adventures with Mag Bellum have advanced rather swiftly. I stayed up way passed my bedtime last night working on my board. I must say, this is the most hobby fun I’ve had in ages. Don’t get me wrong, I love my hobby but messing around with a pot of filler and a tub of sand creating texture and depth to these tiles was fantastic!

The process was pretty simple. I smeared filler on bits of the board and then used on old brush and stippled over the blobs to spread them out a bit. I tried to avoid brush strokes or lines while trying to stop large peaks of filler appearing. Once I’d done that I put PVA glue on areas and covered with sand. I left it all to dry and then touched up some bits I missed either with more sand or filler.

Then armed with a can of cheap black primer I gave all the boards a base coat. I left it for a bit but before the paint fully dried I sprayed brown and dark green from a distance to add some colour contrast. Finally a heathy coat of my favourite Halfords lacquer all over to seal it properly. The lacquer gives an appearance of wet ground due to the shine on it. Its not gloss but catches the light enough to look like moisture on the surface.

I took pictures as I went along. I got a production line going so there was lots going on at the same time but I managed to grab a few pictures of each stage. Please forgive the darker images. They were taken at 11.30pm last night in my garden. I’ll get some better pictures in due course. Next step is to dry brush everything. I’ll mix a dark grey/brown paint as I want to keep it dark and grim.

Again, forgive the picture dump!

Cheers.

2 thoughts on “Mag Bellum Part Deux

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

@The Mountains of Minis

Painting gaming miniatures

backtothehammer

Escaping back to fantasy

DeathWatch Studios

Commission Miniature Painting and Hobby Tutorials!

Ann's Immaterium

Writing, gaming, miniature painting, physical culture, and other dark procrastinations.

A Sentimental Gentleman

30K Infinity Accidental Hobbies

War on the Tabletop

Modern wargaming with an eye on the past

IRO aka Imperial Rebel Ork

- I model - therefore I am -

Classic Warhammer 40K

Painting diary focused on Warhammer 40K 2nd ed., 5th ed. WHFB, related GW games, and miscellaneous whimsy

Deathzap

Anyone can afford wargaming!

bigbossredskullz

One mans fight against the plastic crack, more commonly known as miniature wargaming!

The Imperfect Modeller

Miniature Figure Painting and Diorama Modelling

High times on the Eastern Fringe

A 40k blog of adventure and heresy.

Table Standard

A Warhammer 40k wargaming hobby blog of a Games Workshop fanboy. Painting to a table standard.

Sprues & Brews

A UK-based tabletop gaming community bringing you news, projects, videos and reports!

eternalhunt

A blog about KrautScientist's wargaming exploits

Sheds of the GrimDark

In the grim darkness of the 41st millennium, a small band of renegades have dedicated their garden sheds to the Gods of War. These are their stories.

TheOttoVonBismark

Miniatures Blog

The Lore of Yss

World Building in the Age of Sigmar.

Heresy of us

Home to Mag Bellum

%d bloggers like this: