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Survivors of Endor - 28mm
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Posted: Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 06:58 PM UTC
Hi All,

Survivors of Endor 28mm.

Recipe.

Scout Troopers - are from SW Legion and I used arms and heads from Airfix's 1:48 scale RAF ground crew set and the spears are from some 28mm spearmen I have had in the parts box for some years. The hair and beards were done using putty and I painted and weathered them using Vallejo Paints and Pastel chalks.

Base - is high density foam and the AT-ST is an old AMT kit, the tree trunks I picked up from the local bushland and the branches/leaves are from Woodland Scenics Fine Foliage range is the Olive Green set.

The ground work has been done by blending dry leaves, thin twigs, lichen moss, fine sand and static grass in a blender and then applying it to the base using PVA glue.

I added the Vallejo Chocolate Brown washes to the ground work and then added the foliage using bush clumps from my local gaming shop, grass tufts from Army Painter, vines from MIG/Ammo and tall thin plants using cut paper which were painted and then Olive Green Fine leaf foliage from Woodland Scenics.

The simple spiked barricade was done using the thin branches that were left over from the Woodland Scenics Fine leaf foliage set which were sharpened by using a model knife. The rust and worn look on the AT-ST was done using pastel chalks, Vallejo's rust and corrosion pigments and a led pencil.

The tarps are done using tissue paper and the rocks holding the tarps down and the rocks for the fire place is kitty litter which has been painted and weathered.

The boxes are boxes are from SW Legion and the two smaller containers are from the 1:48 Airfix RAF Ground crew set and the small comms array is a mix of parts from the parts box.































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Posted: Friday, May 10, 2019 - 09:15 PM UTC
Now that I like!
Tells a really interesting story about how they're managing to survive.
The ground work is really nicely done and very realistic.

Reminds me of one of the Star Wars books I read years ago, which featured a TIE pilot who had crashed on Yavin IV.

Maki
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Posted: Saturday, May 11, 2019 - 12:37 AM UTC
I like it. I like the miniatures in particular... you said you modified them using Airfix 1/48 scale stuff. So, the miniatures are close to 1/48 scale?

Never heard of SW Legion. How would you rate their resin?

Mario
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Posted: Saturday, May 11, 2019 - 03:38 AM UTC
Holy cow this is an absolutely amazing piece of work, well thought out and finely executed. a truly inspirational diorama, I think you should submit this as an article to the site.
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Posted: Friday, May 24, 2019 - 09:11 PM UTC

Quoted Text

Now that I like!
Tells a really interesting story about how they're managing to survive.
The ground work is really nicely done and very realistic.

Reminds me of one of the Star Wars books I read years ago, which featured a TIE pilot who had crashed on Yavin IV.




Thanks heaps mate and I remember reading that book, I might have to do a dio of that.

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Posted: Friday, May 24, 2019 - 09:14 PM UTC

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I like it. I like the miniatures in particular... you said you modified them using Airfix 1/48 scale stuff. So, the miniatures are close to 1/48 scale?

Never heard of SW Legion. How would you rate their resin?

Mario



Cheers Mario and yeah they are and work perfectly with the Airfix figures. The SW Legion figures are a medium plastic which can be easily cut for conversions and I rate the between 8/9 out of 10 and that depends on the mini's.

Here is the link to FantasyFlight Games that make them. www.fantasyflightgames.com
hemblecreations
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Posted: Friday, May 24, 2019 - 09:16 PM UTC

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Holy cow this is an absolutely amazing piece of work, well thought out and finely executed. a truly inspirational diorama, I think you should submit this as an article to the site.



Thanks heaps David and really glad you like it and I'll have a look it that cheers mate.