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Kevin Johnson
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Hi

I thought I would share a picture of a diorama I have been working on.

The diorama base is a 4inch x 4inch oak plinth,
the work surface area is 80mm x 80mm.

The diorama depicts a little lineside lamp lighters hut.

I hope you like my work.





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Very nice. 

Grass is a little too neat for my taste. 

If you add some gravel, taller weeds, maybe a flower or two,
and some mud in layers it would polish it off.



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Hi Rod

Thanks for your comments.

The diorama is not completely finished,
so a few of those items you mentioned can be added.

:cool:  :cool:


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It's a nice little cameo Kevin.






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Rod Hutchinson wrote:  
It's a nice little cameo Kevin.


Thanks Rod for your kind words.



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Hi Kevin  :wave:


I guess that oak-plank you bought back in the last Millennium ...  :old dude:

... has lasted quite well !  :P  ;) 



I have always been a fan of the ol'  "less is more"  saying !  :thumb:

A dusty ol' Zen Master idea I think, from several 100 years B.C. (at least !)  L:

He may well have had something there & even wrote a Haiku about it ?  ???



Anyway, enough philosophical drivel for 1 evening !  :f:





GREAT  :bg:  DIORAMA  !


I am trying to learn something from this ...  :dope:
... & am wondering how many Sq"s I'd need for a bogie-hopper in 1:35n2  ???  :brill:



I may have to further consult yet again, your equally GREAT  :bg:  'China Clay' diorama ...


'China Clay' - My New Diorama
... to square up the baseboard situation.  :doh:  (groan) 



:moose: :moose: :moose: :moose: :moose:



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Hi Si.

Thanks for your comments,

I’m pleased you like my diorama.



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Hi Kevin  :wave:


I hope you've been keepin' busy ... in a small way of course !  ;)

Probably made acres of baseboards over the winter I guess.  L:


1:35 being my chosen scale for a while now ...  :java::moose: :dt:

... I have actually seen LOADS of 'baseboards' like your uOO ones.  :P


Just NOT ones with railway subjects modelled on them ...  :us:

... the 4"x4" (or thereabouts) diorama is commonplace in Military Modelling.  :Salute:

How's things anyway ? ... I hope you've been doing OK, or OO K.  :doh:

What modelling have you been up to ?  ???


:java::mex:


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Hi Si.

Thank you for your kind words.


Not much modelling has been happening,
but I'm planning another micro build very soon.

I seem to have fallen for the little Hornby Ruston 48DS,
so I'm certain to plan my build theme around it.


I hope you are keeping well.


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Kevin,

It's a nice little scene.


But yes, it needs more trampled/muddy landscape,

and much dirtier track.


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That's nicely done.

Good use of the small space.



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Lee B wrote: 
It's a nice little scene.

But yes, it needs more trampled/muddy landscape,
and much dirtier track.

 
Hi Lee.

Thanks for the great comments.  :2t:


I'm still learning the art of weathering which is great fun,

and something which I will be using for future modelling.



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