|Mystery at Brantley No. 3 Shaft|
Mount Bethel Mystery Publishing July 2016
But I did not want my build's look to be so different from the researched RL photo I used for my memory reference (I intentionally did not look for the reference photo until after I built the model). This is a story that uses nonfiction details, but is not based historical fact. I think I got close enough (authenticity). The totems not only provided the color. They provide foreshadowing for the story to come.
Since I did not have a lot of time to spend, I used what I call the Nearly Paint by Number process (stress free painterly fun). You can find the process here. Joy of Texture Painting More information about to build 3d illustrations start to finish is forthcoming, but for those builders who already know how to model the forms, the Blender texture painting tips may be all you need to get started.