Article Directory: Diorama

Representing reality in miniature.

A Day at the Museum…

Hey there fellow iModelers, Here's another "moldy-oldy" from my shelf. This little scene depicts my cousin, Doug and I, out doing one of our favorite activities, visiting the museums. This fictitious museum was built around the 1/48, Accurate [...]

‘A Higher Call’ – the very best of humanity in the very worst of times.

I think most people on iModeler will know of the story of Charlie Brown and Franz Stigler. On the return journey home from a bombing raid on Germany in December 1943, 20 year old pilot Charlie Brown nursed his critically injured B-17 towa[...]

Diorama “Achtung Mosquito !” , Tamiya Kit 1:32

Hi friends, after a year of construction I finished a diorama with Tamiya Mosquito in Scale 1:32 I try to portray my dioramas historically. In this case I have 8 books with photos of WW II helped ... Have fun ...

Frosty reception

This was another reason why I need to stop looking at Aliexpress and eBay. I go for a browse, see something I wasn't looking for, and this is what happens. I spotted a kit that consisted a child with a wooden gun and snowman and then the rest f[...]

Hey pardner, looking for an airplane?

A bird you can really love? How about a pre-owned, Revell, T-6 Texan? Yes, the T-6, that great North American product that trained thousands of budding young aviators so they could fly to a glorious doom. This beautiful aircraft needs a new [...]

French Somua S35 – Battle of France, May 1940

An area of WW2 modeling I havent done before is French. Always been keen to do some of their tanks as they are always a bit clunky / unusual looking. This Somua was actuually really fun to build and has quite a cool look about it once complete. [...]

Yoda’s last pit stop before Dagobah

This was the largest diorama I created at the time last winter (something larger is in the works), plus I thought it fitting my largest dio for the smallest badass in the galaxy and again a ton of firsts for me. This is actually sitting on an en[...]

Weigh Station

This build had taken me some time to put together. The base is a pic frame mount with poster board foam as ground base. The electronic ground concrete ground mounts and fence concrete rectangular blocks were both plaster cast and poster board f[...]

So you’ve built a 1/48 hangar but…

So you've built a 1/48 hangar, but the aircraft for the diorama are slow going. What does one do with an ongoing diorama project taking up a corner of the basement? Make it into a backdrop for photo shoots. Mr. Terry Davis gave me some model[...]

Business as usual – ‘After the war’

The short story for this diorama; is these two bike repair owners, are trying their luck at re-opening their place of business, after the take down of the Libyan leader.