In part 06, I'll tell how I made the base to my Stormraven. For my Blood Angels army, I want them to have urban themed bases. In fact I wanted them to be a post apocalyptic urban rubble look just like their home planet, Baal. Eventually if I ever get enough space (and money), I want to make an urban themed Realm of Battle board for my Blood Angels (I also want to make a desert themed one for my Tau).
But for now, I wanted to do a real nice rubble laden base for my Stormraven. Thanks for my friend Kung Fu Dave, I was able to get some scrap terrain bits. I also had a bunch of actual rocks that I was gonna use as bigger boulders. I painted all the terrain part first before gluing anything to the base. I made the terrain masonry a drab Codex grey and then washed it with a 1:1 wash of Black ink/wash and water. I then painted the metal relief portions with Boltgun Metal and then the same 1:1 wash. After that I painted the details with Gold and Mithril Silver.
After this I glued down the larger rocks first, then I glued down patches of GW's gravel base mix and finally filled in the rest with GW's sand base mix. I primed all the rocks/gravel/sand with black and then drybrushed Codex Grey onto everything. For the larger rocks I also did a final light drybrush of white along the edges only.
Then I finally glued on all of the terrain rubble portions trying to make them not poke out too far from the main base.