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Posted by amcas, on 2004-04-14 12:51:59
I need some accesories like trees and scatter to make my animation look realistic. I was wondering wether anyone had any helpfull tips in making things look more realistic...
any info will be appreciated
Posted by The Ant, on 2004-04-14 15:08:54
You posted in correct category. Sometimes more details in questions might give you a reply. You do not mention size or if you're looking to just buy accessories or create them from scratch. If you have not looked at other topics, see if there is anything here:
MINIATURES & SET BUILDING
Posted by amcas, on 2004-04-15 03:39:32
ok thanks anyway, maybe hornby accessories'll do..
Posted by MaximMG08, on 2004-07-05 13:40:07
Some ideas (and they're cheap):
If you are doing an urban theme, just plain fireplace and cinder and DIY confetti are great street debris.
For woodlands, canned coffee grounds (not instant) and the innards of tea bags make great leaf litter, and powdered ovaltine or hot chocolate mix is great raw dirt, and much cheaper than the stuff you buy at hobby stores.
If you're familiar with Celluclay (the actual foundation for the surface terrain shape), you can buy this insulation that's basically the same stuff at Lowes or Home Depot made out of recycled newspapers in packages of 25 square feet for under $10, not 4 square feet for $15.
It would help if I knew what you were planning.