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A master class in static grass (creating slopes)
September 6, 2017
Static grass makes a world of difference to a model landscape but getting it right on slopes is more involved than you might think.
Static grass applicator – which is best, applicators reviewed and rated for 2018
September 12, 2016
Static grass transforms a layout but laying the stuff is a time hog and getting it to look right even more so. Static grass applicators promise to solve
How to make your own grass
April 15, 2016
This is a short but great tip for making your own super-realistic grass by modeler Stephen Fay.
The Lowest Cost Static Grass Applicator – Thrifty Thursday Model Building Tip #2
May 14, 2015
This tip is so obvious it's frequently overlooked yet it's possibly one of the most effective and certainly cheapest alternatives to off the shelf static grass