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Category 7 - Dioramas & Figurines

Model Name:
(HO) Abandoned Mine Adit

Description:
This freelance scene was built ultimately to be added to my layout. It has a corrugated card under structure covered with white glued issues, and then real dirt from Ardley Quarry and from Colorado. The trackage is bits of whitemetal track from I can’t remember where, and the mine adit itself is all wood, heaviliy weathered and distressed. Note the roof has collapsed just inside. Vegetation is Woodland Scenics static grass and other products, and the snake and rabbits are from Miniprints.ca.

Model Name:
(4mm) PW Depot Diorama

Description:
This is an N Brass etched kit for the Wickham Trolley. The buildings are scratchbuilt with the mess hut being probably 50 years old and built as a teenager. The bricks are computer chads (slightly over scale but rather fun). The corrugated hut has a laser cut core and window and is covered with corrugated aluminium foil. The other bits are mainly from Coopercraft. It has the requisite water (a puddle under the tap), greenery (weeds), hard landscaping (ballast and brick chimney).

Model Name:
(N) Windmill Diorama - Lockdown Challenge.

Description:
N Gauge, 1:160. Built on an A5 ply base using 2mm card and clear plastic. The water is painted on the underside with a mix of grey and green with the ripples made from Mod Podge blown around with a straw. Some areas of water have been tinted with Games Workshop washes; around the cow it is a browner colour to represent the mud being stirred up. Figures by Preiser, tractor by Wiking, the wood planking is from coffee stirrers and the paths are Slaters stone sheet. Different lengths and colours of Static grass have been used to denote the different areas of grass, the rowing boat is from an Artitec kit (painted with acrylics). Ropes are from rigging cord soaked in dilute PVA so they keep their shape. Can the farmer get the stupid cow out of the water?

wheeltapper/dioramas.txt · Last modified: 2021/05/27 16:23 by robthompson

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