Subject: Cheap to make figures Tue Sep 15, 2009 8:58 pm
In order to save time when setting out my figures and buildings I've mounted some of them on boards to represent pavements. I bought a card of ten old fashioned clothes pegs for 5 euros and after shaping a rough (very rough) face with my Dremel and adding a bit of clay to the bodies have got a lot of figures suitable for background scenes;
Location : Portsmouth, England
Subject: Re: Cheap to make figures Wed Sep 16, 2009 7:48 am
Mikey, your ingenuity never ceases to amaze me! How did you do the child figure?
Those buildings are just so natural-looking! How much for the picture of Queen Victoria in the antiques emporium?
Fat Controller of the Great Unfinished Railway, formerly the S&CGR
Location : Dordogne France
Subject: Re: Cheap to make figures Wed Sep 16, 2009 3:08 pm
Cheers Clive. The child was just an odd bit of pate i had left over. I found a new (to me ) brand of cooking clay called 'colorem' which doesnt go too soft when you model it.Most of the time theres no need for armatures.