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Simple Stargate Platform

Postby Whiterook » Sun Jul 30, 2017 2:24 pm

For my Stargate SG-1 Miniatures Game, I have the completed Stargate, in 28mm pewter completed, but it needs to stand in something. I plan to build a much nicer platform at some point, but I decided to whip up a quick one out of air hardening clay.

The first stage involved sculpting the platform, using simple clay sculpting tools. The intent was worn steps to the platform, and a snug fit for the Stargate. I figure I can dress up the piece on a diorama with some cover and terrain elements, especially sand...which should make it look much better than the finished piece.

1, Stargate, molding 1.JPG

2, Stargate, molding 2.JPG

3, Stargate, molding with 'gate test.JPG

A base coat was made with chaep craft paint acrylics, in black....

4, Stargate, base coat 1.JPG

And the finishing was just sand colored paint....

5, Stargate, base coat 2.JPG

6, Stargate, finished 1.JPG

7, Stargate, finsihed 21.JPG

Like I said...nothing pretty, but it works!
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