Summer Cottage

Discussion in 'Scratchin' & Bashin'' started by Drew Toner, Feb 11, 2004.

  1. Drew Toner

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    and the scene is completed with a little 'shrubery', and the addition of Mom and Dad.

    And it's off to my friends layout for a little exposure :wave: :wave: :wave:

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  2. Drew Toner

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    That is really neat Drew. I like it :thumb: :thumb: :thumb:
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    Really Nice Drew.:thumb:
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    Hi Drew,
    Love the cottage, the weathering looks perfect also.
    shamus
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    :thumb: :thumb: :thumb: Great work Drew...how about a shot when you get it on your friends layout....
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    Nicely done. :thumb:
    George
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    Excellent work Drew! :cool: :thumb: Please post a pic when it's installed on the layout.
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    I Love it Drew, very well done ! I bet you are right chuffed:D
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    Drew, if it wasn't for seeing the "base" of it I would have sworn it was a prototype. Great job.

    Lynn
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    Matthyro Will always be re-membered

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    Very nice Drew, The vine looks perfect as does the whole setting.
  13. Drew Toner

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    Like I said about the structure itself, this was very challanging and very rewarding to make.

    I've never 'made' 10 & 15 ft trees before.:eek: :eek: :eek:

    I've never planted 10" grass before, one blade at a time:eek: :eek:

    Thanks for all the good comments.Pictures on Saturday!! (it's only on my friends layout to inspire him to get going on his unfinished residential section;) ;) ;) ;) )

    Speaking of weathering, I was trying to weather the 'paper' brick on the main building. Dry brushing didn't work, no surfaces for the paint to catch onto. The india ink 'washes' would not wash the surface, they just wicked right in.

    Any thoughts on weathering paper?

    Drew
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    Great job there Drew. :thumb: :thumb: :thumb:
    Chalk is a good weathering on paper. Go lite with it and add more as you like. :wave:
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    Chalk weathering,... that is one thing that I haven't tried yet. I've been reading alot about it, so It must be time to pick some up and give it a wirl:D :D :D

    One thing I forgot to mention, putting those trees and bushes around the cottage. When you use aroma therapy dish soap to mix with the white glue, the trees not only look real, they 'smell' real too!!
    :cool: :cool: :cool:

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    :wave: Drew
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    Be sure to do it on scrap paper till you get it the way you want. You CAN'T wash it off paper to easy!
    Hey, that would be neat, a forrest you can really smell!!!
    :eek: :wave: :rolleyes:
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    Fantastic Drew!! Looks like a place we stayed one summer when I was a kid.:thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb: :thumb:

    Val
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    :thumb: Super model, thats fantastic. :thumb: