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Shipwreck 1/350

Hello everyone,

while browsing I came across a photo of the wreck of SS City of Adelaide, and instantly I knew I had to give it a go. The build was rather fast by my standards, as I was more interested in trying new things like resin for the sea and making copper wire trees. A very old Revell kit served as the wreck after a make over with my Dremmel. All weathering was done with oils. I think I overdid the leaves on the trees but all in all it’s quite an eye-catching model.

Hope you like it!

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16 responses to Shipwreck 1/350

  1. Outstanding and VERY interesting!

  2. Love it!
    Always nice to see something completely different.

  3. Excellent! I don’t think the trees are overdone at all. They look great. Very nicely done.

  4. A wonderful piece of work, Nikos. I think the imagination and creativity skills are exceptional here and I admire you for taking on something that is outside the comfort zone.

    Quite brilliant.

    ‘Liked’

  5. That’s amazing!

  6. Really fine work.

  7. beautiful job! Thanks for sharing with us! I like the way you constructed the trees.

  8. I can but only agree with the masses as outlined in the above responses. 🙂

  9. Well done Nikos, I really like ti.

  10. Love this! So elegant and thought-provoking.

  11. A great work, Nikos!
    This diorama is not only realistic, but provokes various imaginations about stories behind the scene, like a book.

  12. Thank you everyone for the wonderful comments. They are very much appreciated!

  13. Well done! – the clean and crisp base and the choice of colours make this one able to be on display in every living room and a great subject for conversation.

  14. Beautiful work!

  15. Very creative and realistic – really brings on a sense of melancholy.

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