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Throwback Thursday Trees

Albion Yard

Earlier in the year I was in the Mancave looking at the changeover between the 3D model and the backscene. Today’s seen quite a change..

As we’re getting into the Autumn I spend a good amount of time looking at the scenery around me, it’s definitely my favourite season.

Regularly bike riding a particular route allows me to watch the change of the season and it’s long been a desire to effectively capture it. Today saw me ‘plant’ the rear tree grouping along roughly 5/6th’s of the layouts length. These are Woodland Scenics armatures with three colours, car undercoat black and grey, and a wash of acrylic burnt umber to put a bit of warmth into the overall blend. I want to achieve a see through appearance, so the use of pastiche and scatter material is helping with transparency to the backscene.

The backscene is currently sheets of mounting card…

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