Wednesday, 27 April 2011

Army Painter Swamp Tufts 6mm- Product review

Well, whilst working on my knights I have been experimenting with a product i picked up a few months ago. As a basing tool the Army Painter Battlefields range is very good. I had admired the range for a while, but only managed to get my hands on it from a local stockist recently.


This was my first use of the swamp tufts and is surprisingly very easy to use. I thought it might be quite fiddly and expected the glue holding the tufts together to disintegrate, but the held up quite nicely and took a bit of punishment whilst I was moving them into place. Heres a few sample pictures...





If anything my only complaint is that they make the GW static grass look a little unrealistic, which means I may have a bit more work to do before I can call the knights bases finished.

All in all I strongly reccomend this product to people who want a little bit of static grass on an otherwise rock base.


In relation to the knights, Im pleased with how they are progressing. Still have a few more details to work out on the horses, such as heraldry on the barding and the gold icons, but I have managed to stay away from metallic paints so far, so I'm very pleased.

3 comments:

  1. Like the knight, esp the helmet. I concur that tufts are a fab way to improve bases quickly and easily!

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  2. I'm going to have to get some of these for my gameboard!

    how do you stick them down?

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  3. PVA wood glue works a treat. For a gaming board a glue gun and maybe a coat of matt varnish might strengthen the hold against wear and tear.

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