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Author Topic: Cheap and small water  (Read 968 times)

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Offline Yoink999

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Cheap and small water
« on: June 05, 2013, 12:03:15 PM »
Right, so I want a tiny pond/lake. No more than 7x7 cms at a push. I don't fancy investing in super expensive water products. What's the next options? Layering varnish? I was also told PVA glue will work?

Btw my layout doesn't have a relief/dip for the water, will be painted then "watered" over the top.

Suggestions please?

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Re: Cheap and small water
« Reply #1 on: June 05, 2013, 12:08:49 PM »
There was a suggestion mentioned somewhere in the forum of obtaining an aerial photograph of water, printing it out and cutting it to suit your needs.  As you are only wanting a small area this may be worth considering  ;)

cheers John.

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Re: Cheap and small water
« Reply #2 on: June 05, 2013, 01:06:02 PM »
Fibreglass resin and hardener, applied in layers of 2-3mm


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Re: Cheap and small water
« Reply #3 on: June 05, 2013, 01:46:00 PM »
You  could use  clear 1mm   sheet plastic  it's  quicker &   less messy than  pouring  water having only a  small  area to do   paint the  board  to  your staifaction  to   give a sense  of depth murky water before   applying it  to the layout.   

I have a good bit  of  the 1mm   sheet  lying around here if you'd  like some  PM  me  ;)

 

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