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Blog Sale – Spanish summers, Numidian nights and Germanic winters

Dear readers,

as announced in my earlier post I finally established an innitial  ensemble of terrain pieces that will have to go to make room for new projects.  I added a new permanent site to my blog that you can access through the menu bar.

For starters I have some mediterranean, arid and snow terrain on offer. I will add to the items for sale on an ongoing basis. Prices, shipping costs and other information can be found on the new page.

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Fire and Ice – Experiments with the Golden Crackle Paste

There are many products available that are not originally meant for the aspiring model terrain maker, but nevertheless provide us with the right tools to recreate nature. One of these products is the Golden Crackle Paste. Being an acrylic effect paste that – as the name suggests – cracks during the curing process, it supplies us with the perfect means to depict dried out lakebeds, but also cracked ice or even cracked lava.

In this short review I document the curing process over several days and show two of the terrain pieces I made using the crackle paste, namely an almost dry lake with barren trees and a water hole as well as  a frozen lake with cracked surface and a snow-covered tree.

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