Looking For Roots For Modeling

This is a bit esoteric, but the Massive Voodoo has an interesting article on seeking out roots to use as bases for display miniatures. They’d also make some really cool and alien looking tabletop scenery.

I’m reminded of something that John Hill, creator of Johnny Reb, said to me years ago: Nature recreates itself in miniature. Thus, chunks of bark look like rock formations, tree branches retrain the structure of trees, etc.

Turning Pumpkin Stems Into Tree Stumps

Wargaming Hall of Famer John Hill (Squad Leader, Johnny Reb, et. al.) once said to me: “Nature reproduces itself in miniature” when I asked about some of the beautiful home made terrain on his tabletop. That’s certainly true about this technique for turning leftover pumpkin stems into tree stumps.

Making A Prehistoric Animal Hide Shelter

Here’s a tutorial for making a terrific looking animal hide shelter that would be just perfect for prehistoric humans … or orcs.