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Sunday, September 14, 2014

Tabletop World Cottage

 Today is the first of a pair of cottages from Tabletop World.  I'd have normally painted them together but... its getting done as they are located in the big pile of boxes!

This residence is a single room but has a lot of windows including a fancy one in the roof line.

I've stuck with the warm fire lit windows but am still experimenting with the method.  This was a simpler application than the one I used on the Merchant Shop but seems to give a little less depth.
 As usual a fully detailed and accessible interior.  I like the peaked roofs which make it possible to have minis that are a bit taller, or monstrous, concealed within!
 The roof of this one is an earth brown reflecting its status as a common residence.  A combination of dry-brushing and washes helped add a little definition to areas of similar color.
 I located my weathering powders for this cottage using them on the earth colored base strip, mud splattered lower  stones, and adding some light green for mossy effects.  I'll likely go back and add similar weathering to the Merchant Shop. 
I experimented a bit with the GW technical rust and corrosion paints and am making slow progress with them.  I do like these for the bit of texture they add but its easy to over do it.

On the table later today are a couple more figures from Raging Heroes and the 1/4 scale bust of Ayanami Rei from Evangelion. 

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