Article Directory: Diorama

Representing reality in miniature.

‘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, althou[...]

‘…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 want[...]

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 Humvee attack. I have also included the orig[...]

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 corner of the building, alerting the insurg[...]

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 of it, due to bad figure painting. I have a[...]

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 is a toy, that I [...]

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. We had a[...]

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 "Kate" exceed the cost[...]

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 the Yellow Nose of Texas Is the only plane fo[...]

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 it was also in another country. [...]