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John Race

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570 could you please refrain from making any funny remarks .

The Stasi will pounce.

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Thanks Andy. Chuffed you approve of the build. :thumb2:

Sorry 453, quite right.

By the way, I used to love watching Ilie na Stasi playing tennis.........

570
In the woods, somewhere in Wales.
 

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Just arrived back home from a few days camping, so sorry for the late response, boys.

Thanks for all the positive posts. Much appreciated.

Paul and Gerry. When you did your watercolour paintings, I'm sure you will have come across the same problem I had with this effort of mine.- Depth.

I tried to get a balance between the model buildings in the foreground and the painted background. As I wanted them quite a bit back, I reasoned that too much detail to the painted buildings would bring them too close. I might have a second bash. I'll see......

Thanks again to all those who posted.

Cheers,
Ron
Ron, just thin darker lines on the 'shady' sides of the windows and doors would probably work, but would need to have the photos done with the light coming from the 'right' direction :thumb2:
 

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Wow, thanks everyone. Great comments for sure!
Reading them all sure beats a cup of cocoa at this time of night. :thumb2:

Good thinking Chris.
Paul. Thanks for pointing out the omission. The problem is, I have no knowledge of such things. I just build what's in the box.:upside:

Right, you long suffering people. you can blame Gerry, Jim and Dave for this final batch of pictures.
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The only picture I took with the sketch background. It just didn't look right somehow. Not to worry, I had a go....
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Thanks for your patience folks.

Cheers,
Ron
Good lord this is mind blowing. How long would something like this take to complete?
 

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Outstanding bit of work that Ron.
The attention to detail amazing and the photos perfectly taken..
Lets hope they get the Tiger off the bridge befor the bridge gives.
Most excellent.
Affectionaly
Alec A De la Sagne.
 

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Good lord this is mind blowing. How long would something like this take to complete?
In 570's case not long Steven as he's completely mad and very good at these dioramas as you will soon see.:smiling3:
 

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Since coming back yesterday from sitting in our camper for a week or so, parked in a wet field over looking the 'oggin, I'm trying to catch up on all the new posts (Fat Chance!), so a nice start to the New Year for me seeing this rearing it's ugly head.

Chaps, thank you for your most excellent comments on my model.

Steven. How long to make it? Very difficult to answer. I posted the build over a six month period. The construction was off and on for all that time, so I have no idea just how many hours it took to complete.
I do know I have to work very quickly, otherwise I get bored, so I would guess at about a month's solid graft.....

Thanks again for all your input boys.

Ron
 
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