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 Posted: Mon Sep 28th, 2020 07:00 pm
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Found this little thing on Twitter.

Guy says he uses 'Noch' leaf flock for his.





Maybe this technique is already in this Forum section.




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I've done something similar but using jute twine or stranded wire.

I'll cut the jute in about one each lengths,
and stick one end into a blob of glue and left to dry. 

After the glue has dried I'll unravel the jute,
and slop on some green paint and let dry again.

With strand wire I solder one end together,
and then paint green.

I don't flock because I'm making desert plants,
but you can certainly flock to your hearts content. 

When the green paint is dry I crudely dab on some yellow paint,
on some of the ends to represent flowers. 

And then plant.







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Very nice.

The yellow really captures south western scenery.





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I've used a few other colors for a bit of variation.

Unless you are looking at sand dunes,
the desert does have a variety of plant life.

Even Death Valley, perhaps the hottest place on earth, has vegetation. 

Salt Creek, on the valley floor,
is a year-long steam that contains the Salt Creek Pupfish.




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Wow, that's a great idea!







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