The Twin Towers
This page describes a pair of matching miniature building made for wargaming, skirmish,or roleplaying games.They are built with miniature plaster blocks usingHirst Arts silicone Turret mold #61.The towers are 3" (7.6 cm) in diameter withtwo types of tops:a flat roof with battlements or a curved green oxidized copper dome.Each tower has a ground floor with a single door entry and a middle floorwith 8 curved Roman-arched windows.Using the battlement tops gives an extra floor to place figures.The battlement tops were made with the 4" diameter Round Tower mold #52.The towers come apart in three sections to give access to place figures inside.
|Twin Towers with battlement top|
The towers are painted with latex and acrylic paint.The stone is given a dark gray base color with a lighter gray drybrush highlighting finish.The copper domes are painted with turqoise mixed with gray to reduce thecolor saturation.They are drybrushed with a shade lighter.The completed paint job is finished with Krylon matte varnishto make it more durable for gaming.
|Twin Towers with round tops|
Not magnificent buildings, but the two towers are usefulwhen you need an objective, or a defended position in a town.With the two tops, the tower serve well as military ofpeaceful towers.
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