THE CHAPEL OF St. HUBERTUS -finished
The Chapel sub-project has reached its conclusion. Thank you all for your encouraging comments and interesting questions in the process. Without further ado, here it is:
|The bell, as well as extra trophy posts with deer skulls were made and glued to the base way towards the end of the process. They would have been in the way when painting the ground floor of the chapel.|
|I mainly added the ropes with chimes to the back of the building because something was wrong with its silhouette from certain angles. I opted for this solution rather than building extra parts on the roof. I made the ropes by simply twisting two lengths of 0,6mm wire around each other. This can also be done faster with a dremel - a trick shared by Jordan Lee in his tutorial: LINK.|
|I flocked the base to match the rest of the Wilderness terrain. The rocks were rendered the same as well.|
|There is even a small surface of dry stone wall to tie it with the terrain pieces I made earlier.|
|Barrels. Remnants of the refreshments consumed by passing hunting parties.|
|The main entrance to the chapel. The year spelt out in Roman numerals on the heavily peeling plaster is in all probability the year the chapel was built. Another date is present below it - the year Waywodes had had extensive repairs done. The proud patrons of the chapel have put their coat of arms above the portal, supported by a pair of carved wildman figures. The skull and antlers of impressive size belong to a megaloceros, a species that has been hunted out of these woods centuries ago. Together with the shining cross mounted right above it it is a nod to the legend of Saint Hubert's conversion (for those not acquainted with the tale - have a listen to this).|
|A few shots with minis. This time the Plague Doctor is sneaking around.|
|The very first step in the painting process - basecoats.|
|This is what it looked like after several washes and a bit of overbrushing on the roof.|
|The bell was one of the final details to be added. It's part Corpse Cart bits and part scratchbuilt.|
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There are still a few more pieces I would like to add to my Wilderness scenery collection, but I think a little break from building terrain is in order. Therefore, next I will focus on making a small group of miniatures that accompany the Chapel and that will be used in scenarios tied to its location.
The first of these creatures was the Wodewose I presented recently. I have at least five others planned.