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Location:Montrose, Scotland & Sometimes in the North Sea
Faction: Space Wolves
Bases are what make the model really stand out. They can help tell a story.
In their own way they are as important as the model itself.
I am basing mine around a dusty desert type scheme in neutral colours so they can match most battlefields, however I really make it look like they are on Prospero!
What story are you trying to tell with your models and where has war taken them?
Below are a series of videos from various modellers. They will display different styles and techniques on how to do awesome bases, from the very simple to the highly technical. There are many more videos out there from the likes of doctor faust and nextlevelpainting.
I hope you enjoy and they help stir your imagination.
Aright. So we have all been there. Slogged our guts out and the picture does not do the model justice. What are we to do?
Over the past few evenings I have been pondering this question and decided to try and do some research. We all have our preferred methods of taking pictures, from using our phone or tablet, to a super expensive DSL camera.
Some photographers just use a background and others use a light-box. I hope that what I have managed to cobble together will help you with getting the photos you want for your model miniatures, so that you can showcase them in all their glory.
I have also thrown in some tutorials on how to make your own lightbox too.
It has been fun to work on these, going from modelling, painting basing and now pictures.
I also hope that you have managed to get something from these little tip bits.
As I have said in previous ones, I would appreciate any feedback, such as if something isn’t right or if there are some things which have been missed, that you would like to see. After all, this is hopefully just a start point and we can build a great repository (phew, glad I spelt that right) from which Wolves collectors can draw from.