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Front Line Aid Station

January 10, 2014 in Armor

Starting with the base of the diorama I used a product known as Flexstone made from recylced rubber sold as stepping stones! After trying one out I was sold on the idea and most of my dioramas are mounted on these. They came through a garden center and now I can’t find any!
I added plain dirt and scenery material after coating the base with Elmers glue which was not at all harmful to the base. Further detailing was added with more scenery material.
The Italeri Ambulance and Heller 6×6 truck were fully painted with craft acrylic paints and weathered with washes of the same paints and dirt added in. The figures are a mixed bag from the spare parts box and painted the same way as the vehicles.

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8 responses to Front Line Aid Station

  1. Nice work John,I’d love to have a crack at a dio’ but just don’t know where to start ,any tips?.

    • Thank you Neil,
      For more on dioramas please have a look at Hobbies in a Barn on Facebook and remember to start with a easy project, as this is better in the long run. I’ll be posting more photos soon.

  2. Nice diorama there John, not over packed but showing the scene so clearly.
    Well done .

  3. John,
    Nicely done. I like your imagination. Would love to see more of your models. Keep posting.

  4. Well presented dio. Simple statement made. Are you working in 1/72 or 1/35?

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