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Postby doc larsson » Mon Jun 19, 2017 5:17 pm

so after adding applique armour and more sandbags thought i'd add some foliage.
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opinions please and remember this is just a try out.

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Postby Spam In A Can 26 » Mon Jun 19, 2017 11:54 pm

I like it!
I'm working on taking branches from a model RR tree & doing something similar to my M26. The sale is off, but you'll never know they'll just look like brush instead if tree limbs. :O

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Postby lmcq11 » Tue Jun 20, 2017 12:11 am

I will suggest green foliage

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Postby HERMAN BIX » Tue Jun 20, 2017 2:03 am

I have a selection of material from aquarium plants that looks ok, but needs painting to enhance the effect.
Best option I've seen is to use twisted wire covered in paper & white glue for branches with loam or scale leaves added.
I even 'liberated' a couple of sections off a plastic plant in an IKEA display to try.
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Postby C.Ellis » Tue Jun 20, 2017 9:56 am

Is it just me or is that lichen?
Whatever it is it looks great, and I agree with Imcq11 that painting it green would make it even better. :thumbup:

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Postby Spam In A Can 26 » Tue Jun 20, 2017 7:04 pm

Dab it with several different shades of green, tan & brown. Make them random & splotchy. Plants are seldom an even green!

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Postby 43rdRecceReg » Tue Jun 20, 2017 8:50 pm

Well, Doc, to be honest it looks a little like something from the Great Barrier Reef, rather than foliage- and definitely needs shades of green; unless it represents a Sherman from the Pacific campaign... :| As you say, it's just a try out. Love the rest of the build. :thumbup:
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