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  • Time to paint the terrain modules after the coating had dried. The modules were all painted in acrylic paints. The black was a 4 litre tin of liquid acrylic matt black (whatever brand was cheapest) bought from a hardware store. The paints used for touching up of black and any other colours were the range…

  • The mountains behind Isengard provide a magnificent backdrop to the great Tower of Orthanc and the battles that occur there when the Ents march to their great battle with Saruman the Wizard. The mountain backdrop to Isengard was made out of a chunk of polystyrene foam. I used a hot wire cutter to create the general…

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      The Tower of Ortahnc is the tall tower at the centre of Isengard. A series of roads radiates from the base of the tower. In the Lord of the Rings books by J R R Tolkien, the tower was round and smooth. So smooth that the Ents could not find a crack to lever…