Do you know that you can not just make your own rocks using one of the mold that are sold around, but that you can also make your own molds?
Great tutorial showing step by step how to build from scratch, and paint, a dock or small bridge made with wood.
A couple of trees, and suddenly the look of any diorama changes. Here the method used by Luke Towan to build his trees.
More i look around, and more way to model the waves i find... This time we look at how to reproduce them using toelette paper.
Protect your infantry, give to your men some sandbags! Don't know how to do? This time we see how to make them using tissue.
It's very easy, doesn't require special materials, and after painting and weathering it can be a nice touch for any diorama.
3D printing is getting more and more popular. Luke Towan explore the use of it in the world of diorama's details and accessories.
WWI is the war of trenches, so a diorama reproducing a WWI battle scene should reproduce them. Here some useful tips.
Wood is a common element of many dioramas, but often we build it using plastic. Our friend Kathy shows ushow to turn the plastic into wood in a convincing way.
Luke Towan presents a quick and very effective tutorial about building a country road, and he used the Yellostown Park as inspiration.
If someone thinks that concrete can be painted just with a layer of gray... well Kathy Millatt will proove him wrong!
Newspapers are common as rubbish in streets. It's easy enough to add a few model newspapers to your layout or diorama to just add another layer of clutter to bring your model to life.
Details are what make great a diorama. If you have a garden in yours, adding a realistic hedge can be a nice idea!
Ivan shows us how he improved a diorama that he made a couple of years ago, with this tutorial step by step.
From Andy's Hobby Headquarters a grea video tutorial step by step about this nice diorama.
The trick to any oil slick is to capture that iridescent shine and that is much harder than it might appear both because of the scale and products available. Let's see Kathy Millat method.
A detailed video about how to add convincing snow to your diorama.
For the best water effects isn't enough to just drop the resin from the bottle, but you need to mix it avoiding for example air bubbles.
3 minutes and 20 seconds is the time to present you all the step to scratch build this nice diorama. The material used are Foam board, ice cream sticks, balsa wood, plastics and DIY stuff.
Every diorama has some pieces of scenery that are not part of the main action. They are easy enough to fill with a piece of waste or scrap ground.
In this tutorial, we can see the various ways of hiding foamboard joins. Including using filler, rabbiting, bevelling and more. .
Your diorama has a nice pond... but just with the water surface it isn't so attractive, isn't it? Kist add Scum, as Kathy shows us, to turn it to life!
Ivan The Terrible presents us again in just 5 minutes the full build of this diorama, from project to finish.
This video showssome of the products we can use use to improve a simple grass mat, to replicate grass and bushes.
More and more great small details for our dioramas... In this video Luke Towan shows us how to model a small corrugated iron fence with barbered wire.
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 just finished to tag all the videos in our archives, and the first results is here: a selection of tutorials about the weathering in scale models: all what you need to know to give to your models the perfect dirty or dusty or rusty look!