Right I best kick this section off. As you all who have come from CDO know, I am probably not the best sculpter nor am I the best painter so ill attempt to make a squat army. I have already taken the liberty of throwing together a few tanks to aid my cause already. Those eagle eyed amougst you will notice they are space marrine shaped. THat is not a indication of how my army will play, Just a conviniant shape for me to work with. SO here goes. The first picture in the blog zone.
With a little work today and a lot of paint to seal thecardboard and wood I have gotten to this stage. I have gotten semi ready for the next stage of my scratch building project the decoration and arming of the vehicles. Pretty happy with my progress so far. The Space dwarf tanks are looking nice and retro at the momment,
Oh yeah the reason they are so glossy is I find if you do not seal or put a layer of gloss upon the cardboard detailing to a nice gloss finnish then you can get in trouble with layers and layers of paint soaking into the wood/cardboard making the whole thing look un uniform when you come to apply the propper paint as it doesnt seal the whole thing together.
The buttons as hatches is one of the most clever idea I’ve ever seen on internet!
Well I think your tanks are more than ok, even if they need more details of course. I’d spend more time on tracks, as some of the track links does not seem to be workin’… I would have used plasticard instead of cardboard. It’s ok you are going cheap but you can buy tons of plasticard for almost nothing… and the final result is way better than card…
Nice touch the old style land raider. Really squattish