I was careful to give a lick of paint to the front side of the row of cardboard Tangistani houses I’d assembled (see Post 10) before I stuck the model piece down on a terrain tile as the buildings were to be glued in a place that would make the frontage pretty hard to paint. The houses weren’t

Difficult to get at Bits

ABOVE The frontage of my group of Tangistani houses painted before the rest of the model was finished, photographed outside facing the sun against a cloudless sky.
finished but sticking the model solidly to a base would make the next stage of modelling the roofs and plastering the walls with grout so much easier.
The doors and window shutters were made from off-cuts of iron-on veneer edging strip. One of the doors has a simple blob of modelling putty as a door-handle.
POST 016