#111 TECHNIQUES - Bodies of water

Today, we will look at some techniques for making bodies of water with apparent depth. This is hard to do with LEGO bricks, as although you could just place transparent blue bricks or tiles, no perspective of depth is given, making it look unrealistic.


A technique to achieve depth, is by using transparent tiles over regular plates. For example, like in this Pinterest post that uses the technique: https://cz.pinterest.com/pin/395331673530383518/. The same colour has been used for the transparent tiles, but a different base colour is used.


Tan plates are used nearest to the land/beach to show the sand that the water washes over. White plates and used to show the wash of the water and as it approaches the shore. Then, different shades of blue are used to darken the water and give depth.

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