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LOST COLOSSUS

LOST COLOSSUS

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Project Blog by denzien

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About the Project

I have decided to tackle a terrain project based on the Frostgrave spin off Ghost Archipelago. The lost colossus supplement contains a number of scenarios which involve war bands seeking out the shattered parts of a giant statue. They fight over the leg and the hand etc. I wondered how to deal with that before looking around work for body parts. I work in a museum that has some old mannequins in storage as they are no longer in fashion for exhibits. All I could find was a hand so got in touch with a nearby visitor attraction who were very helpful after telling me they had a cellar full of body parts. I helped myself to a female dummy and hacked it up. I have started with the head and after being inspired by the games art work I had it chopped in half and decorated it with geenstuff and bits of card. I remembered to take her eyelashes off first.

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Starting The Plinth

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Scenario One in the lost colossus supplement is the plinth. The Plinth is a large slab of a building that the giant statue once stood upon. The scenario describes the plinth as 10″ square and 6″ high with one door. The roof has a trap door. The scenario recommends having a floor plan for the interior but i want to include it as part of my build. North Star were running a pre order of the latest supplement which includes a free sprue. I went for the snake men as this scenario needs five of them. The right number on the sprue. It’s early days for this build but I have the base and walls mapped out.

collection of card bits for the buildcollection of card bits for the build
Base prepBase prep
Free snake menFree snake men

Hand Complete

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Hand Complete

After a spot of dry brushing and foliage sticking it’s job done.

The Hand Continues

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The Hand Continues
The Hand Continues

Got back to this small project. I chopped off the plug that attaches it to a mannequins. I then covered it in filler. Next step is paint and foliage.

THE HAND

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THE HAND

I managed to get a dummy with a hand that can be unscrewed from it’s body. One of the game scenarios has the warbands fighting over the statues hand. This hand is suitably open so a mini can stand on it’s open palm. I gave it a quick spray but I need to remove the peg in the wrist before I go any further.

THE HAND
THE HAND

THE FINISHED HEAD

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Fully flocked and finishedFully flocked and finished

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Dry Brushed HeadDry Brushed Head

THE HEAD

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THE HEAD

After texturing the head with Greenstuff I scraped some lines into the surface to give the impression of stone sections. I had to deal with the hole in her neck so I filled it with simple card and sponge. A bit slap dash but it looks ok to me. I gave it a quick grey and green spray. Next step a bit of dry brushing.

THE HEAD

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