Wednesday 27 October 2021

More Trees - part eleven

The tree was flocked with a variety of different flocks, darker flocking for the main areas and a lighter flocking for the upper edge.

I used matt spray varnish as the glue and gave the tree armature a good soaking before applying the flock.

The base was cut from an off cut of MDF and trimmed to shape with a large snap-off bladed knife before being sanded smooth. I superglued a metal base to the MDF which will help to stabilise the tree when it is glued in place.

With the flocking in place the home-made tree is beginning to look like a model tree and I'll be modelling the base once the matt varnish has fully dried.


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