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I am trading under Afan Valley Miniatures making scale models of buildings of all genres. My home website is www.afanvalleyminiatures.co.uk

Saturday, 18 September 2010

Wow Followers !!!

Thank you for my followers , does this mean I have to keep blogging I suppose it does ...yippee !! Anyway I can't promise the same frequency as Rachel 'Minimaid' she has a lot better control of the discipline side than I do  I tend to wander off in all directions. Well back to what we do best then blogging , I am in the middle of doing a Greenleaf MacKinley for Rachel and am trying a cotswold stone effect. The effect is created by placing a coating of plaster on the plywood then washing with a water colour wash, then scratching a random stone pattern after it has dried. I think it works quite well but I working on a better way to create more depth but as a facing it seems to work, I'll let you know if any more thoughts become evident.

4 comments:

  1. Thanks for the tip!

    BTW I'm sure we're just the 'advance guard' of your followers :)

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  2. Thx Norma now I'm scared !!! I'm not like you seasoned veterans of the blogworld ...:}

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  3. Forgot to reply about the header photo ... it is of a old railway bridge constructed during the coal mining era in the valley it is about half a mile away from us ...PS I like photgraphy as well so you will get plenty of landscapes to fill this blog ..hahaha

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  4. We love mini's but also love to hear things when we wonder off subject, keep the local photo'd coming, I'm married to a Welshman, so I love the views in Wales.

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