This section contains general terrain building articles for projects that can be used in more than one location such as articles on trees, rocks, ruins, ect. You will also find some basic articles to help new comers to terrain building. Even for some of the more experienced users these articles could be useful as they contain knowledge more often learnt the hard way and could help prevent you from making mistakes, you could build the best project only for it to be spoilt with a bad basing choice for instance.
Some times when building natural based terrain it pays to get out in to the outside world and take inspiration and pictures from what you see, making notes of the colours and textures of things. You can then transfer that knowledge to your terrain projects to improve the final out come of them. This short and sweet article covers inspiration and basic planning.
Ruined buildings and structures litter the landscape of Middle Earth. This article guides you through using Hirst Art moulds to make ruins as there is more to it than sticking them together and painting.
So you have set up your gaming board and are ready to play, but the table top still looks a little flat and boring. This article will help you add small simple scenic details that will make the game stand out.
One way to add a bit of interest to your gaming boards is to have them covered in snow, a simple way to do this is just to scatter snow flock over your boards then brush it off at the end of your games. This article aims to take things a step further and shows how to create some snow covered terrain that can be used.