There is a great product to reproduce grass terrain on your diorama with no effort at all, the Model Scene Grass Mats and this video shows how to use them.
You can buy them... or you can DIY, as showed in this professionaly filmed tutorial. The guy uses a static grass applicator, but you can do the same job with the tweezer.
Even to the most experiences modellers sometimes something can go wrong: Ivan the Terrible tells us his "disaster" experience with the resin in his diorama Spear Fishing
Another wonderful video step by step, that in only 4 minutes bring us from the project on the paper to the completed diorama!
Follow in just 6 minutes all the step to bring to life this diorama settled in a WWII urban environment.
A great tutorial to master how to paint a crate with subtle and effective wood effects.
Vallejio Still Water is a dedicated product to reproduce water in dioramas. The guys from Scale War Machine give us a great tutorial about how to use it.
Another great and quick full build of a wonderful diorama: in just 4 minutes from the project on the paper to the finish dio!
A simple but very effective diorama, in the Afghanistan terrain, showing a MRAP and its crew: all the build step by step.
In 12 minutes from scratch to this great diorama: step by step the making of Merkava 1/72 diorama.
In just 4 minutes, follow all the steps to build and paint this diorama with a bridge and a Sherman.
In this great video are presented all the step to nake the wonderful diorama of this Tiger blockade.
After the tutorial dedicated to the mold from the people of FineScale Modeler, here the second one dedicated to making the part.
Inspired by a Japanese TV show, our host explores some new materials for modeling water effects on terrain.
In this quick turial will be presented all the materials used, the techniques and the steps followed to finish this wonderful dio of a destroyed tank.
There are endless way to represent water in diorama: this thime the tutorial will focus on waves, presenting one technique to obatin convincing waves.
This is a famous diorama, depicted many times in magazines, but in this video you will see and the real scene and the dio from many different angles.
Water adds the special touch to any diorama, but it takes care to create realistic effects. In this video we can see a master at work...
Often we deal with styrene surfaces that should be wood but that are just flat. Adding a wood thexture, not only with the further oil painting, but scribing it as well, can make the difference.
Do you need to add a window to a building in your diorama? What about scratchbuilding it? This video tutorial show how step by step.
One of the many techniques to reproduces water effects in our dioramas, is with the use of plaster. You have no transparency but still can achieve amazing effects, as you see in this video tutorial.
Wanna try to cast your own parts (like barrells, guns, boxes and so on) without to invest in dedicated products? Martin Damek shows us his eqsy and cheap way!
Need realistic bricks for your model kit diorama and don't want to spend a lot of money getting them? Let's see Jason's suggestion.
From the guys of Fine Scale Modeler, a great video about how to create the mold for cating your own resin parts.
Our friends from Precision Ice and Snow show us in this video how to reproduce realistic MAKING IMPRINTED FAST SNOW
The adhesive can impact the way how the snow build up in the diorama, and our friends of Precision Ice and Snow, show us how to control it.
A very complete tutorial showing the materials needed, and hot to use them, step by step, to build a desert terrain.
You can buy the flock for your terrains... or you can produce it by yourself, and this method seems convincing.
For your dioramas you can buy laser-cut leaves... or you can use a free, 100% natural alternative of amazing realism!
Tempted about casting by yourself the small pieces for your models and dioramas? Here a very useful introductory video tutorial !
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!