The initial colouring was a mix of stone and white laid on quite thinly. Once this had dried overnight, a darker stone wash was applied. Further work will be required to achieve the desired result:
I had also been pondering how I might represent the roadways on the layout. A while ago I read (was it on the VAG or in the Magazine?) how one chap was using styrene carved to the desired profile and then stuck tissue with styrene solvent glue to obtain a suitable texture. Why not give it a try, I thought? Why not indeed:
The completed roadbed was painted, a few repair patches were added and the whole was duly weathered; I'm quite pleased with the results:
Must keep the momentum going!