THE CHAPEL OF St. HUBERTUS
The chapel I mentioned earlier is is finally in progress. I'm building it from scratch, and it is my largest and most complex attempt at a scenery piece so far.
|My coloured sketch. However, the building is actually based on an illustration by Paul Bonner.|
|The base: two layers of polystyrene.|
|After adding more refinement and detail to the base, I built the rough shape of the tower and entrance.|
|Ground floor takes shape around the tower. It's balsa wood. I glued the wall planks before moving on to the roof because it would get in the way.|
|The part of the roof that protrudes horizontally was next. Every plank placed individually.|
|Skeleton of the roof. Since it won't be visible at all when I'm done, I didn't bother to make it pretty.|
|Some plaster+PVA+paint applied on top of the roof planks to fill holes in between (as well as to some other areas). The first layer of the roof is masking tape. Roof tiles will later go on top. So many roof tiles...|
|View from a lower angle.|
|This is a decorative carving of a wose head. I sculpted it from air-drying clay and cast copies in plaster. It's not as good as I hoped it would be, but it works.|
|Again, the roof was left off from this part because it would get in the way when building and painting the side entrance. I made the door from balsa, plasticard and pins. Glued the decorative head carvings in place on either side of the door.|
|The side door, mostly painted. I can finish it later. Now I can add roof over it.|
|The current state. More updates will follow as I proceed.|
All comments, questions, critiques and ideas are much appreciated.