Article Directory: Diorama

Representing reality in miniature.

Progress on the latest effort grande

This is a works-in-progress layout to assess initial positioning of structures. It’s like working on a model of an architectural proposal with a lot more detail.The projected cost overruns of this project make it worthy of a government contract. The […]

Modeling a street industry building in 1/24 scale

The material used here are form board through out the entire diorama. The asphalt is represented by fine grade sand paper. The sidewalk is formboard painted with a concrete color mix, I had mixed at my local paint store. I […]

‘Slum’

This is a really old diorama built many years ago. It does not exist any more but here are the pics.

Repairing for sale

I had redone an old diorama that involved this VW. As you can tell my figure painting skills at the time was not really that good. But I will improve eventually. The ‘Defiance’ is the latest of my figure painting […]

“Com’on – Let’s Go!”

I’m not really a car guy but I had these kits on hand because I had planned to use them in a truck diorama. But, something else came up and I just decided to make a separate diorama for them […]

Backyard

‘Desperate times call for desperate measures’

This scene represents a Libyan resistance fighter firing at Gaddafi’s last loyal militant forces, somewhere down the streets of Tripoli. it I knew I wanted to model it someway and somehow, my way. It just shows that anything is possible, […]

‘…around the corner’

This is an old build. This diorama is nothing new. That’s because it is a smaller version of the first diorama(‘close contact’ diorama(posted here as well) I built some years ago, which I dismantled because of unsatisfactory reasons. But, I […]

Just another bad day

The inspiration for this old(built in 2012) little vignette, comes from a photo I had seen on the net. I am sure it was taken in Afghanistan. So far this is my interpretation of such a scene of an IED […]

Close Contact

This diorama was scratch built diorama built back in 2014. The scale is 1/35. The dio is pretty much done for the exception of one more figure to be added. The last figure will be a boy pointing to the […]