Scenic Bases

By Ian “Lonewolf” Haynes A very special thanks to Ian for sharing this basing tutorial! It is a good start and an excellent way to finish your mini off! Step 1.  Apply PVA glue to the base and add your sand/rocks/ballast. Allow it to dry thoroughly (very important). Step 2.  Undercoat the base black. Step 3.  Heavily stipple (like drybrushing but jab the point of the paintbrush not drawing it accross the model) a coat of VGC Cobra Leather. Step 4.  Lighly stipple a coat of VGC Plague Brown over the Cobra Leather allowing some to show through. Step 5.  Lightly drybrush VGC Bonewhite over the edges of the rocks. Step 6.  a final white highlight is drybrushed over the highest points. Step 7.  Mix 3 drops of brown ink with 1 drop of VGC Golden Yellow and 1 drop of VGC Goblin Green. Water this mixture down and wash it […]