Water Effects for Diorama: the great collection

There are tons and tons of video-tutorials about scale models, dispersed on the Net. But only a few are truly worth to watch. We select the best and only the best video-tutorials: building, detailing, painting, weathering, dioramas and more.

We kept tagging our collection of video tutorials, and following the request of many of you, here it is a selection of tutorials about the Water Effects in scale models: all what you need to know to bring to life and make murmur the water in your dio!

VIDEOS

Advanced Tips -Scratchbuild Spaceship Models on a Budget
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That's amazing what you can do just with styrene and your imagination... Look carefully this guy bringing to life a model from nothing...

Diorama World - Modelling an Old Farm Shed
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Cheap and extremely effective corrugated iron, it's fragile but definitely worth the time and effort to achieve absolutely amazing results!

Weathering effects with Vallejo Splash Mud and Pigments
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Great tutorial professionaly recorded about mud and splashes. Remember... what works with a Brand, works as well with other brands as well.

Final Reveal - 1:48 Typhoon Mk.IB - Hasegawa
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Final reveal of a little masterwork, where the pre and post shading has a great role.

Talking about desktop display models by Paul Budzik
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The Master Paul Budzik shares with us his approach to desktop display models and reviews a semi-flexible sanding block that can be quite useful

Casting Bricks with pre-made silicon molds
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You can buy some ready-to-use silicon mold, and cast by yourself bricks, blocks and so on saving money... Here how to.

Advanced Tips - Masking canopy inside and outside
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When your canopy is open, for a true realistic result you need to paint it and outside and inside, masking it properly.

Balsa Foam - Review and HowTo
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A new kind of material, that can turn out to be very useful in many scratchbuilding jobs, reviewed by the friends of Flory Models

Stop Motion Masterworks - Fokker EII Eindecker 1-72
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Another piece of art, 2 minutes from the Master of Stop Motion builds, Tom Grigat

Advanced Tips - Scratch building tank tracks
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I would say just for specific project and reserved only to experienced (and patient ! ) modelers.

Review - MRP Paints - by Flory Models
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A new actor in the arena of the paints for scale models, reviewed by Flory Models.

Full Build - Me-262 Nightfighter Hobby Boss 1:48
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In just 12 well recorded minutes all the steps to complete this lovely model

Knowing our tools - How an Airbrush Works
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We know how to clean it, how disassemble aand assemble it... But do we truly know how does it work?

Miniature Glock 17 Pistol full working model
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Completely scratch-built and handmade 1/5 scale, metal working miniature model, of the famous Glock 17 semi-automatic pistol, in a single shot 2mm pinfire version.

Роспись миниатюры (Темпера) 1/35 - Painting figures
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The audio is in Russian, but this is one of the best video tutorial around about painting 1/35 figures.

PHOTOS

Luftwaffe 1946 Diorama - 1-72scale


I put together my "what if" Luftwaffe 1/72 models for this diorama. Full building step by step

Macchi C202 - C205 Italeri 1-72 combo


Build and final reveal for a classic Italeri kit... not a perfect fitting, but still a decent kit.

Heuschrecke IVb Grasshopper Dragon 1-35


Full progressive build and final reveal of this unusual German armor.

Douglad TBD1 Devastator - Airfix 1-72


Full build step by step, showing also the Black Basing technique combined with the post shading.

KV-8S flamethrower Eastern Express 1:35 and Diorama


Model by Luca Cinacchio

Antonov An-2V Colt on Float - Trumpeter 1:72


Model by Luca Cinacchio

REVIEWS/ARTICLES

Grit Comparison Chart


I didn't know that not all the ways to express the grit are the same... they change from place to place, so here a useful comparison chart

Amati Sailors Miniatures 22 - 25 - 35 mm in Metal


It is easy to bring to life a sailing ship model adding some figures: here a review of the Amati range in 3 sizes.

Super Sanding Blocks

A new product that takes a different approach for sanding our models.

SNOW Effects

Diorama World - Ardennes 44 - "Let it Snow"


A detailed video about how to add convincing snow to your diorama.

Advanced Tips - Creating Snow and Wet Effects on a Tank


There are endless ways to create wet and snow effects on a tank; here we see the approach used by PanzerMeister36, that gives also a sort of 3D perception.

Realistic feet imprinted in the snow


Our friends from Precision Ice and Snow show us in this video how to reproduce realistic MAKING IMPRINTED FAST SNOW