Monthly Archives: July 2013

A statue from Citadel's Ruins of Osgiliath set, painted brown.

Brown Masonry

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Painting The Lord of the Rings Miniatures.


A statue from Citadel's Ruins of Osgiliath set, painted brown.
This statue from the Ruins of Osgiliath set has not been painted specifically to look like a part of that city of Gondor. Instead, I decided to paint it in a more generic manner, meaning it would look great anywhere, be it Gondor or Mordor (you probably wouldn’t actually see too many of these in the land of shadow but the colours don’t look out of place). I did this with a generally brown palette of paints, but I used the same style of painting stone as is seen here.
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A Citadel base painted to look like Mordor

Painting Terrain: The Land of Mordor

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Painting The Lord of the Rings Miniatures.


A Citadel base painted to look like the land of Mordor.In my last post, I explained how I detailed a grass-covered base. Keep in mind through this post that the techniques used here are just as useful on a large terrain board as they are on a tiny 25mm base. The basing style in the last post would probably not work so well on a large board, but rest assured that this one is (if anything) even better when applied to a huge terrain board.

This base is painted to look like the ash-wastes of Mordor, and so would be perfect for any evil army. Since I first used this technique on a large board, I bought large quantities of the colours needed from a hardware store. Because of this, a base painted with Citadel paints will be slightly different, but very few people will be able to tell any difference. Unlike most of my colour schemes, I didn’t actually come up with this one myself. This is something I learned from Chad Mierzwa in an article of White Dwarf.
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A Citadel miniature's base covered in grass.

Painting Terrain: Grassy Bases

This post was migrated from my earlier blog:
Painting The Lord of the Rings Miniatures.


A Citadel base covered in grass.Recently, I painted a few bases in order to test out some different ways of painting terrain. This base has been painted using a brown, earthy colour scheme. It was drybrushed with several colours before having Citadel Static Grass applied to the top.
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