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Plants!

The desert has  a lot of low, shrub-like plant life growing in small patches throughout: creosote bushes and sage are pretty much everywhere. On a nice wet spring day, they get to be a lovely green. I decided to work … Continue reading

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Scenic Mountainous Rocky Coloration

Something that has always intrigued me has been the shear number of colors seen in nature. Trees are not just green. Deserts are not just sand-colored (tan), but contain multiple shades of a variety of colors: yellow, pink, grey, black, … Continue reading

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Desert Scenery gets Gritty

Now, the question was how to add a layer of sand to the layout to make this more realistic? We have the base paint coat. Sand is a messy substance: it clogs the works of pretty much anything that it … Continue reading

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A Little Color to the Mountain Scenery

I personally love the moments when the color for the layout changes to something a little more realistic. I love going to the paint store and asking for a half gallon of some of the overall ugliest flat matte paints available. They … Continue reading

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More Work on the Mountains

Now that the track has been layer out and the bases of the mountains placed, its time to fill out the hills and get them all glued down properly. I chose to fill in various slopes and cracks with the … Continue reading

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