Please visit my new website

I have a new website at its aim is to gather all the nature centered websites I have been doing those past few months, 

This is a bit lame, but I need to change the server of this site which is so slooow, and also to reactivate

Latest posts

ground cover in scale

Terrain -earth,
Here are the first steps of road painting. Some more detail painting will come afterwards. I also made a raised terrain part out of plaster.

Water and terrain

A bit of terrain modelling. Water.
A base done of plasticard, I pour some plaster in it and reserve an angled shape in which i will pour resin.
the material I used are strawberry roots, Model Scene grass, acrylic gels..

Stitches and roads

Really cig paper is ideal fro shirts or any element that is in thin cloth. For trousers I would hesitate. I did it this time because this is a light summer woman trouser.

paper clothes

Well, on to some old trick. I suppose I should never have regretted giving up smoking 10 years ago, but I shouldn't regret having ever beginning 20 years ago too.
Well, I don't know about my lungs, but when it comes to manipulate cigarette paper, to know about its strength and the possibilities of the material, ah, well this is something I know.


Products heads up

Most of the mail I get from this site is about techniques and materials, so I thought it could be nice if I would both show and explain the stuff I use

Various techniques for the Firebird diorama

I have less time now to do SBS in forums or my own site like I used to, but yet i thought I could share some of "my" techniques that i used for the Firebird diorama. product placement? for the most part, say this to my bloody wallet!!    

Pebeo's outliner (Cernes relief)

I was sent that Pebeo Cernes Relief product some time agio and liked it straight away. Its fine tip allows me to make joints between the stuff i embbed in water and the stuff itself like my graves here.

It dries just like regular glossy Acrylic gel that you can find in art shops or Valejo's Water Effect (which is exactly the same stuff)

Flex Pad on horse sculpting

The reason I use those flex-pad instead of other solutions is seen here: I have been owning the same since 4 years and even though mine are in bad shape they still work alright. I love the "blade tip" which allows to sand in the crevices

Metalic pigments from Uschi van der Rosten

That's a hobby sort of posting. I recently bought Uschi van der Rosten's metalic pigments and well, I used to know Alex before he was Uschi you see and this kind of posts can't do him wrong.