P. 1
Modelling Windows

Modelling Windows

|Views: 40|Likes:
Published by Andy Kirkwood
stain glass
stain glass

More info:

Published by: Andy Kirkwood on Apr 29, 2014
Copyright:Traditional Copyright: All rights reserved


Read on Scribd mobile: iPhone, iPad and Android.
download as DOC, PDF, TXT or read online from Scribd
See more
See less





MODELLING STAINED GLASS WINDOWS AND THE GRAIL CHAPEL With the splendour of Grail hapels and other

!retonnian "uildin#s$ stained #lass %indo%s are a o&&on si#ht '%hen not destro(ed "( "attle)* T( +ino hiaro sho%s (ou ho% to &odel the& here* Stained glass is a common sight in the worlds of Warhammer, Warhammer 40,000, and even The Lord of The Rings Strategy Battle Game. When constructing scenery, stained glass can add a level of detail that really ma es your !uilding or ruin more realistic. Below, "#ve given you three ways to model stained glass.

Step One $aint, %hotogra%h, or scan a stained glass image. Si&e it to fit on your com%uter, then %rint it out in colour.

Step T%o 'ut the %rinted image out. Leave a small edge that can !e used for gluing.

Step Three Glue the %rintout in %lace, and you#re done. Sure, it#s not trans%arent, !ut it loo s nice(

Step One Li e !efore, find a stained glass image, si&e it to the correct dimensions, and %rint it out.

Step T%o )ead off to *in o#s or Sta%les and as for a colour trans%arency to !e made of your %rintout.

Step Three 'ut the trans%arent image out. Leave a small edge that can !e used for gluing.

Step +our Glue the trans%arency in %lace, and you#re done. Let the light shine in(

Step One Step T%o Gra! a !lister %ac and 'ut the !lister card a %air of scissors. +stained glass+ to fit into your window.

Step Three Step +our ,sing mar ers or in s, Glue the glass in create your stained %lace, and your glass image. windows are finished(

-ow that you#ve seen how to ma e stained glass, chec out this Bretonnian Grail 'ha%el %ro.ect. The setting of Bretonnia is %erfect for stained glass, so don#t .ust limit yourselves to the cha%el. ,se your imagination and go nuts( !,ILDING A GRAIL CHAPEL +ollo%in# on fro& the stained #lass %indo%s terrain-"uildin# arti le$ %e ta.e a loo. at "uildin# a !retonnian Grail hapel$ for (ou /ni#hts of the Real& to defend*

Step One0 /a e the !ase for the shrine roofto% from eight %lastic fortress wall section %ara%ets cut 0+ wide. Glue these %ieces to an octagon1sha%ed %iece of 234+ %lasticard with 0+ wide sides. 5rom 2326+ %lasticard, cut the roof sides into triangular sha%es with 0+ wide !ases. ,sing a tem%late for these %ieces will ma e construction much easier. Step T%o0 'ut the %lastic fortress walls into sections wide enough to accommodate the roofto%. 'ut sections of 234+ hard!oard to fill the recesses of the alcoves and the doorway. Glue te7tured %lastic sheeting 8availa!le at most model train su%%ly stores9 to sheets

of foamcore and glue the %ieces inside the doorway and alcoves to ma e the !ac ing. Glue the doors from the %lastic fortress inside the doorway.

Step Three0 :ssem!le the roofto% and cha%el !ase and then glue the com%lete cha%el to a hard!oard3foam hill !ase with Li;uid -ails. /a e sure that the sides of your hill go high enough to reach the !ottoms of the alcoves. Test fit everything !efore you glue anything down. ,se Li;uid -ails to fill any ga%s !etween the hill and cha%el. Smooth out the .oins with a %o%sicle stic or something similar 8it#s really hard to get Li;uid -ails off of your fingers9. Step +our0 :dd details li e a cone mar er from the Talisman game and a Grail from a Grail *night helmet for the roof ca%. ,se !asswood stri%s as trim around the front door, %ara%et, and roofto%. The statues in the alcoves are archive /on models, and the gargoyles are !its from the smo e stac of the <m%ire Steam Tan and the Sisters of Battle shrine. :dditional !its include %lastic Bretonnian shields and /ordheim !uilding accessories. 5or a more realistic loo , you can also add stained glass to the alcoves 8ma e windows !ehind the statues9 or add small windows to the doors. When the detail wor is com%lete, glue down large !oulders on the hillside with Li;uid -ails and te7ture the !ase with sand. $rime the entire structure with 'haos Blac S%ray $rimer, and the shrine is ready to !e %ainted.

You're Reading a Free Preview

/*********** DO NOT ALTER ANYTHING BELOW THIS LINE ! ************/ var s_code=s.t();if(s_code)document.write(s_code)//-->