I have now finished off the base after adding the wall railings and a few leaves. Very pleased with the result, I would get more of these Monroe Perdu bases if they where not so difficult to get here in the UK. Buying form the states is very expensive due to the sky high postage! Anyway here's the base,
The GMC has now received it's final weathering using tamiya earth and buff followed by an assortment of pigments. I didn't want to swamp it with powders so tried to keep it subtle.