Article Directory: Diorama

Representing reality in miniature.

“WHERE IS JOE”

The Creators: The diorama was made by Luc de Dapper, chairman of the Eeklo (Belgium) scale model club and Marc De Greave, famous in Belgium for its ability to create figurines, starting from a bended paperclip. The intention was to […]

Full Metal Jacket

I made this scene a few years ago after seeing the movie. It’s the scene when Joker finds Cowboy meet animal and celebrates a dead VC birthday. I hope you enjoy it http://i1129.photobucket.com/albums/m503/tmsweeney2/0524021006a.jpg http://i1129.photobucket.com/albums/m503/tmsweeney2/0524021006.jpg http://i1129.photobucket.com/albums/m503/tmsweeney2/0524021005.jpg http://i1129.photobucket.com/albums/m503/tmsweeney2/0524021006a2.jpg http://i1129.photobucket.com/albums/m503/tmsweeney2/0524021004a.jpg http://i1129.photobucket.com/albums/m503/tmsweeney2/05240210041.jpg Thanks for […]

All or Nothing

The Battle of Chancellorsville, April 27-May 6,1863. On the morning of (May) 2nd (the Eighth) re-joined the brigade, and with the Seventeenth Pennsylvania Cavalry was formed in an open field in rear of General Sickle’s line of battle. “As I […]

Help needed

I made two flight decks One painted blue because I read that in the early years of WWII the Navy painted their flight decks blue for camo because the sea is blue The second one is what color is what […]

1st Battalion 13th Marines, Khe Sanh, 1968. 105 mm howitzer

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Oooh S**t!

Something like this can ruin your whole day… Scale 1:72 nothing else matters I think the title for this little dio doesn’t need any explanation The inspiration for this build came once again due to a picture which I found […]

Crossing Over

This is the companion piece to the recently posted “Last Orders” diorama. Again, it’s a Russian, winter-themed setting. The bridge figures are 1/35 resin offerings from Alpine and Stalingrad Miniatures. The German personnel are from styrene sets from Zvezda and […]

Last Orders

This winter diorama is made using Miniart’s Russian Field Kitchen (Winter) set, Tamiya’s German Assault Infantry set (Winter), and Trumpeter’s Aerosan (posted recently in its own right during WiP stage). The Russian boy and Snowman are a new Stalingrad Miniatures […]

Dong Ba Tower

This diorama depicts Delta 1/5 taking the Dong Ba Tower in Hue 1968 The tower had to be taken so the Marine could advance into The Citadel Thanks for looking Tom

Across the reef

At dawn on 20 November 1943, U.S. marines launched an assault on Tarawa, a Japanese-held atoll in the British Protectorate of the Gilbert and Ellice Islands. The water in the lagoon was only 3 feet deep that morning, less than […]