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Offline Zangetsu

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Tyranid Spire and spawning pool
« on: July 11, 2014, 05:17:34 PM »
Hi Guys,

So i'm in the process of making some terrain for a friends competition running this month called feast fest, you can check out the details here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e8Nh9sEkQOA

My plan is to make some terrain around a spawning / slime pool on a world where the tyranids have started to infest the planet, i'll be trying to fit this in with Mike's terrain board with is an overgrown urban board but I really want to capture that tyranid feel, here a picture of the first of the 3 spires which will be surrounding the pool.

Let me know what you think,

Thanks

John

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Re: Tyranid Spire and spawning pool
« Reply #1 on: July 11, 2014, 07:46:57 PM »
Here's the first of three spires based and textured, hopefully it'll look decent when it's got some paint on it.

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Re: Tyranid Spire and spawning pool
« Reply #2 on: July 12, 2014, 09:09:48 AM »
Very cool, looking good! Is that paper with some sort of clear coating on it?

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Re: Tyranid Spire and spawning pool
« Reply #3 on: July 12, 2014, 09:25:07 AM »
thin card and hot glue, thats all, simple materials list and I think quite effective results. :)

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Re: Tyranid Spire and spawning pool
« Reply #4 on: July 12, 2014, 05:51:59 PM »
looks awesome, cant wait to see it painted

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Re: Tyranid Spire and spawning pool
« Reply #5 on: July 12, 2014, 07:51:07 PM »
2 spires down, 1 more to go, then onto the slime / spawning pool then I can call this piece done!

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Re: Tyranid Spire and spawning pool
« Reply #6 on: July 13, 2014, 04:46:17 PM »
Very cool stuff buddy. I'm liking that a lot.   8)

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Re: Tyranid Spire and spawning pool
« Reply #7 on: July 14, 2014, 10:40:06 AM »
Here's the three spires in place and some filler / Spackle (depending on where your from) down to start the crater off in the middle.

As always feedback / comments welcome!

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Re: Tyranid Spire and spawning pool
« Reply #8 on: July 14, 2014, 10:43:29 AM »
Awesome!!!

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Re: Tyranid Spire and spawning pool
« Reply #9 on: July 14, 2014, 11:00:33 AM »
Thanks Guys, really appreciate the love on these!

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Re: Tyranid Spire and spawning pool
« Reply #10 on: July 14, 2014, 04:43:15 PM »
This is really looking awesome.

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Re: Tyranid Spire and spawning pool
« Reply #11 on: July 14, 2014, 05:37:20 PM »
Update from tonight's hangout / efforts. Cork area is going to be like a ruptured tarmac surface which has the big crater in the middle, all the greenstuff is representing bubbles in the slime (yet to add the slime) the blue areas are rocks / broken ground where the spires have broken the earth, I've tried to curve up the tarmac area's near the spires too. I'm debating if I should magnetise the spires for easier transport but all that's left to do really is the coarse sand / fine sand over the majority of the terrain and the slime in the middle, I can then go on to painting this beast and then it's onto the next project.... custom myseptic spore pod. :D

As always, feedback and comments welcome.

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Re: Tyranid Spire and spawning pool
« Reply #12 on: July 14, 2014, 05:59:05 PM »
Sweeeeeeeeet!

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Re: Tyranid Spire and spawning pool
« Reply #13 on: July 15, 2014, 10:49:09 AM »
Update today, the slime pool in the middle has been textured and the edges of the board has been attached with the filler / Spackle.

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Re: Tyranid Spire and spawning pool
« Reply #14 on: July 15, 2014, 09:53:03 PM »
If you can buddy either put up a list of the materials used send pm it to me I like the effects the spires have. What you made them from is what I'm looking for in some new basing techniques.