Diorama: Part 1 – Daytime on the Tropical Island   Leave a comment

Here’s that diorama I gave the preview of a while ago.  A tropical island scene built into a bookshelf.  The ship was my first wooden model, after 31 years of building and scratch building plastic kits, and it was the hardest one to date!  So, I wanted to make a worthwhile case for it.  Details abound, look for gulls on the shore, bird poop on the rocks in the background and palm trees with trunks of wire and glue-soaked tissue paper, painted brown and topped with some kit-supplied’ leaves.  The rocks are from sample collected over the years during trips to the beach with the kids…  Speaking of kids, I put a dog, cat and bunny in there that I reposition occasionally to constantly keep them on the ‘search’.


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