Article Directory: Diorama

Representing reality in miniature.

Defiance

It has taken a while and the major factor of that is the figures. As I am not a figure painting individual, I wanted to take as much time as possible with this diorama as to not compromise the entirety […]

Truck Docking Bay

The truck docking bay was scratch built using foam-board and lots and lots of small misc. materials from my big box of miscellaneous stuff. The trailer is from Italeri, which I added some scratch built parts to it. The forklift […]

The Hook Up

This scene is taken from a commercial glider operation I once managed in central Texas, where towering CB’s reign over the plains! The 150 hp, Lycoming 0-320 Super Cub is a pretty standard tow plane, useful for its cost effectiveness. […]

Paper Models

I cannot resist free paper models. Here are a few dioramas from my micro museum, featuring free, online offerings. The Japanese model is the carrier Akagi’s island with deck. The cost of a 1/144 Aichi type 99 “Val” and B5N […]

The Yellow Nose of Texas

The “Yellow Nose of Texas” There’s a yellow ‘plane in Texas That I’m a goin’ down to see No other pilot knows her No pilot, only me You may talk about your Ayers Thrush And sing of your Paw-nee But […]

Eiffel Tower, H:14cm, nonescale, 3D metal puzzle

Hello Modelers! I suddenly gripped this thing and made in just couple of days. “3D metal puzzle” It’s basically kind of PE metal product for hobbys. It was in fashion several years ago in Korea. I have no idea if […]

RNLI lifeboat station “Stornoway” on the Isle of Lewis

RNLI LIFEBOAT STATION “STORNOWAY” ON THE ISLE OF LEWIS (RNLI= ROYAL NATIONAL LIFEBOAT INSTITUTION) (UK) Severn Class Lifeboat: The Severn Class is an all-weather lifeboat, that was introduced into the fleet in the year 1995. The last one was delivered […]

September 1940 – Ready for the next sortie over England

A fit of over-enthusiasm a couple of years ago suggested it’d be a good idea to put together a diorama depicting a typical Jagdwaffe camouflaged revetment as summer came to a close in 1940 somewhere in the Calais area of […]

Long Range Desert Group (completed )

The Long Range Desert Group was a reconnaissance and raiding unit of the British Army during the Second World War. Originally called the Long Range Patrol ( LRP), the unit was founded in Egypt in June 1940 by Major Ralph […]

Casualty Evacuation

My last post was a Tamiya French Armoured carrier UE done in German markings, and again ive converted a 2nd one into captured German markings for a field ambulance. Its a great simple wee kit that is very versatile. The […]