Eaton Hall & Co cakebox layout

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Re: Eaton Hall & Co cakebox layout

Postby PeterH » Tue Dec 26, 2017 8:34 pm

Nice bridge KEG.

So I downloaded some paperbrick.co.uk:
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And here’s my hand laid effort again:
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The paperbrick looks much more like the well-laid brick of the era I’m modelling. And it blends into the background of the model better than my bricks do.

There’s something not quite right with the paperbrick mortar - it’s a bit too regular. And the whole thing is too even from top to bottom and side to side. But a trip through Affinity Photo will fix that, and make the bricks the right size and add the header bricks over the window. I can always scribe a few mortar lines if I want some texture. Quickbricks.

Though I have to say that my partner prefers my hand laid bricks. And Gerald’s bricks (earlier post) are best of all. Thanks for the reminder Geoff.
Peter


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