Legion Academy: Desert and Tundra Basing Guide

Check out this video for information on how to easily create amazing looking desert and tundra bases.


Imperial Discipline Blog: How to Create a Kessel Spice Mines Base

I liked Solo.

I think the critical reception was much more “meh” than “bad,” but I don’t think it got a fair shake in the theaters. And so it is with great pleasure that I attempt to tackle one of my favorite set pieces from the film: the spice mines of Kessel recreated in miniature base form.

From the Visual Guide:


Choking smoke and toxic fossil fuel? Perfect! Let’s get started. Here’ what you’ll need:

  • Vallejo Earth Texture
  • Vallejo Water Effects
  • Vallejo Foam Effects
  • Citadel Agrax Earth Shade
  • Citadel Athonian Camoshade and/or Seraphim Sepia
  • Citadel Lahmian Medium
  • Paint of your choosing in green, brown, beige, and yellow
  • A small craft sponge

Fair warning, this one is a bit trickier than the others. But thankfully, through some serious trial and error I’ve got what I think is a foolproof plan of attack.

Continue reading after the jump: https://imperialdiscipline.blog/2019/02/12/how-to-create-a-kessel-spice-mines-base/

Imperial Discipline: How to Make a Frozen Hoth Base

Kevin from Imperial Discipline posted up a new article about making a frozen Hoth base…as in miniature basing, not an actual Rebel base on Hoth 👍🏻

He says: With the recent release of both E-Webs and the Rebel Laser Cannon, there’s never been a better time to base out your minis a la Hoth in Empire Strikes Back.

I’ve already looked at one similar base in my Icy Ilum article where I used crackle paint to make a frozen lake effect. There have been plenty of really great crackle paint bases in the Facebook group already, too!

But for the more authentic Hoth look – snow drifts and all – I wanted to try out something different.

Continue reading after the jump: https://imperialdiscipline.blog/2018/11/13/how-to-create-a-snowy-hoth-base/