My revised scenery thread

Discussion in 'Photos & Videos' started by Kevinkrey, Aug 20, 2008.

  1. MilesWestern

    MilesWestern Active Member

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    Cool!

    How you make that gray/brown hill is basically this:

    1. Paint the silhouette of the hill a medium grayish brown
    2. Using a long, flat, stiff bristle brush take some regular brown and jab the hill in the areas where there are dark brown tree twigs, holding the brush upside down at a 45* angle the the backdrop It should make a scruffy "fan" shape. do this with half a dozen mixed shades of brown, yellow and gray until you have that stipply looking hillside.
    3. Using a flat brush, add a rich medium green for the foregound trees, then using foam from an Athearn box cut into little triangles, add a lighter green over most of the tree, then finally yellow/green highlighting what would be the tops of the tree.
  2. Kevinkrey

    Kevinkrey Member

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    C'mon people! I have seen the work everybody on this site is capable of and I know there are more of you than Miles who can put in a word or two, I made this thread to help myself get ideas and and learn from you guys. Lets hear what you got to say.
  3. tetters

    tetters Rail Spiking Fool!

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    [​IMG]

    I'm hardly one in a position to critique anything as I'm pretty new at this myself.

    I really like this scene though. It's coming along nicely Kevin. I am going to have to try out some of those trees myself. Just a little bit more depth and pow! I'd call it done. :thumb:
  4. Kevinkrey

    Kevinkrey Member

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    I tried placing smaller trees in the back for depth, but I think the other way might work better. I guess that teaches me not to break the general rules of scenery, one of which, is that smaller trees stay in the front.
  5. MadHatter

    MadHatter Charging at full tilt.

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    Kevin

    I just wanted to say that I love your new avatar- sorry to go off topic.
  6. MasonJar

    MasonJar It's not rocket surgery

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