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Matija Lisec
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Baghdad Taxi (or,how i lost my tandoori chicken)

May 23, 2017 · in Diorama · · 8 Comments

Made this a few days ago. What started as a project out of spite to myself turned out just fine. The RG-31 is available to be seen in a previous article,so I wont spend words on it.

I used a peculiar L shaped counter add on which i poured plaster to either side. One side was used to make the road the other formed the vertical side of the concrete blocks. Then i poured the base of the blocks in an angle. Then I scribed in individual blocks and started to grind them down to make then offset from each other. The jersey barriers are from J`s works(including the street lamp and the fence),figures are Master Box. Added the slings on the M16s. The puking guy got a bottle of water to wash the foul taste in his mouth.

Funny thing,everything in this diorama came from the box- gave the figures and the road block set as a limited edition series, so good value on that 🙂

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8 responses

  1. Nice lookin' diorama, sir...your effort(s) certainly paid off.

  2. Nice work! Good attention to detail.

  3. Wow it`s like looking at the real deal,great work a feast for the eyes.

  4. Thank you 🙂

  5. Matija, my congratulations on painting the ACUs on the troops, not an easy task. Th scene is really well done, as are the troops. Well done!

  6. Looks pretty realistic ! Thanks for sharing this with us.

  7. Very nice, the concrete surface texture came out wonderful!

  8. Awesome work - I love how you did the diorama.

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