Making a Scale Tree from Scratch

Materials:

  • Green Pan Scourer
  • Games Workshop plastic base
  • No Nails or some kind of white glue/filler
  • modelling sand
  • acrylic paint – primer, browns and greens
  • an appropriately shaped twig
  • superglue
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Twig is glued to base and leafs are superglued in place

White Glue Twig to Base and add sand – set aside to dry.

Distress the scourer and arrange onto twig in desired fashion attach with superglue.

Leave aside to dry completely ready to be primed for painting.

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Primed and greenery airbrushed

Next step will be to continue painting trunk and leaves and some more work to the base.

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some tone variation to the greenery and some colour to the trunk and base

Base will need some flock and some tonal variation to the soil/stones, trunk might get a bit more brushwork and I may trim the foliage and possibly add some blossom.

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Tree finished and placed in Diorama

 

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