I ve had some questions about the flexibility of the mat and yes it is quite flexible.
Diy rollable gaming mat.
The mat size would be 36 x 60.
I will have to dig into my files and get out the old british ordinance survey maps from the 1870 s and try my hand at reproducing a section as a game mat.
Of course you may use whatever colors you like.
I hope you enjoy this super easy tutorial on making your own rollable painted styling boards surfaces canvases whatever you call them.
Now i also know that in a lot of gaming books on how to build maps the books say to use red to bring out the green.
Therefore i was considering the construction of a gaming mat to be used on our existing dr table and or our kitchen bar island.
Just don t expect to save a lot of money doing it.
I used patty young knits for michael miller in scandi chirp which was wider than quilting cotton so i was able to just fold it in half.
2 yards pre washed fabric for diy nap mat.
Battle mats and pre painted terrain for wargaming and board games.
The terrain i use is with modular polystyrene blocks shaped so that i can make hills and valleys or river sections and then place a gaming mat over the top.
This will essentially become a stencil for you to use as the main focal point of the mat.
Step 5 now to truly turn this mat into a guild ball pitch you need to add the details.
You want to end up with 2 2 x 6 pieces.
I m using a dark green felt so i m using white light brown and light green.
Take the print out of the guild ball logo and start cutting out the black parts.
I don t want to overload it with light colors though so i m also using dark brown.
Learn to make your own gaming mat and impress your friends.
I am going to try painting then directly onto the mat and try another approach of cutting them out as free standing pieces that can be laid over a standard mat.
This will make the whole mat look better.