Making Ocean Waves . SH-60 Jayhawk . Diorama

November 25, 2020 · in Diorama · · 9 Comments

Hello Everyone,

My first try at making ocean waves. I use my old Hobbyboss kit and I modify this by adding rudimentary pilots, ocean door and a winch wire.

The Rotating blades are made by using Clear Acrylic sheet which was masked and painted with RED White and Yellow Stripes. Black was Painted on the bottom in a fading stroke.

The waves are made using silicone rubber and Baking Soda. I put two layers and I think it did a good enough job.

The base is basic plywood and topped with foam and acrylic putty.

Paints used are acrylics through the build.

Hope you like it . . Do let me know for your techniques and suggestions.


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9 responses

  1. Captain, this technique looks wonderful!
    I haven't done such effects yet, but I am slowly getting motivated.
    Well done!

  2. That has a beautiful "active" feel to it - you can feel the tension - well done!

  3. That whole thing is hanging in the air from that one wire? Wow!

  4. Really cool Cap! Nice work!

  5. Hard to believe this is your first attempt, Captain.
    So much motion seen in this diorama, fantastic.
    Well done.

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  7. Many Thanks everyone. . . . Glad that you like the work. . . .

  8. Great job on this ?

  9. Love it mate! I’ve been a passenger on many a Sikorsky into the North Sea. Mainly the S-92.
    I love what you’ve done with this dio. Amazing!

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