TERRAIN ESSENTIALS is a 192-page printed, hardback book by Mel Bose. Bose has been building terrain for almost as long as he can remember. He brings his years of experience to his successful YouTube channel, The Terrain Tutor. Since 2014, Mel has been able to make a living from sharing his passion – teaching people everything he knows about building terrain for tabletop wargaming, for hobbyists, clubs, displays, and for dioramas – and it’s that passion and knowledge that he brings to this book.
This Big Green book covers:
- Planning. The most important step is thinking it through before you start.
- Tools & Materials. Learn what you should
be using and when you should be using it.
- Techniques. How to get the results you want across a wide variety of terrain pieces.
- Bases & Boards. Give your terrain the foundations it deserves.
- Groundwork. Understand the importance
of texture in creating realistic pieces.
- Grasswork. Bring life to your pieces by adding the flora you would expect to see around it.
- Putting it all together! Combine all this information to build both natural and man-made features for all scales and settings.