Use rocks, cork, etc for ground decoration.
Cover base with texture paint
Agrellan Badland = rough cracking mud
Agrellan Earth = fine cracking mud
Astrogranite Debris = rough rocks
Armageddon Dunes = rough sand
- Stain with something like Dark Tone (or similar), Agrax Earthshade , Mortarion Grime or Biel-Tan Green .
Dry vs wet
- For drier ground: Dry brush with Arid Earth or similar.
- For wetter ground: Paint with Gloss Varnish for a wet mud effect, pool drops to create puddles.
- Add tufts or similar foliage.
- Paint rim in Black .