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I got lots of good recommendations after the first post, and I went with this mix to cover my cardboard terrain:
This mix is one part each of flour, water, PVA glue, black craft paint, and salt. The salt is necessary to kill nay mites in the flour. The flour and glue form a decent shell around your terrain once it dries. The black craft paint could be raplced or mixed with grey, brown, or whatever you like.
My inspiration was this video from Midwinter Minis
The mix provides plenty of coverage:
I had to stop painting, not because I had run out of goop, but because I had run out of places to hold the items by, and needed to let them dry! Next week I will go again and complete the first step of coverage.
A pair of space marines from Blackstone Fortress give an idea of the size of these pieces: