Convincing groundwork can make or break a figure presentation. It is generally the groundwork that sets the mood and the theme of the presentation and helps the viewer place the figure in context.
For many modellers groundwork may seem a bit intimidating. But it doesn’t have to be. This is the first of a series of groundwork articles in which I will cover various different groundwork themes. The aim is to make them easy, quick and fun.
We will start with a fairly simple base that incorporates snow. In this SBS I will take you from start to finish, leaving now to interpretation.The figure I will be using is Romeo Models’ RM 54-38 Roman Auxiliary Soldier, end of II Century A.C., Danubian limes.
In order to create this fairly simple scene, we will not require many tools or supplies. Similarly we won’t be need anything too “exotic” or out of the ordinary.The Important bits:
The figure I will be using for this project. See above for details.