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Fantasy Flying Ship 001 (scratch built model - card & paper) pt1

Typical 1 inch/ 5ft D&D scale campaign model of an elaborately decorated flying ship. Made from scratch with delivery box card, and textured watercolour paper. Using glue gun, dress pins and copper wire to fix to each other.
The paper cut outs were designed in Procreate and then exported to a Cric-cut paper cutter, then cleaned up with a scalpel.
The last stage has been the use of grey spray primer… there’s a bit more to do, but even at this stage you get the picture.
There are two other ships on the modelling table at the moment, I’ll try and pull step by steps together for those too.

View of the part primed model showing the stern design.

View of the part primed model showing the stern design.

And the part primed hull and fighting platforms now all the same colour and looking more like a unified ship design.

And the part primed hull and fighting platforms now all the same colour and looking more like a unified ship design.

The last of the paper cut add one in place.

The last of the paper cut add one in place.

Getting there… the fret cut pieces pinned in place.

Getting there… the fret cut pieces pinned in place.

Adding the pepper cut fretwork as both practical handrail and hull decoration.

Adding the pepper cut fretwork as both practical handrail and hull decoration.

The process of creating fret-cut  paper sections to add to the ship using a cric-cut machine.

The process of creating fret-cut paper sections to add to the ship using a cric-cut machine.

The early blocking out of the model in corrugated delivery box card (waste-not-want-not etc…

The early blocking out of the model in corrugated delivery box card (waste-not-want-not etc…