How to Model Waterfall Froth and Foam

How to Model Waterfall Froth and Foam

One vital bit of any waterfall is the froth and foam at the bottom. It can make or break a diorama or layout and this video shows you an easy way to produce great looking froth!

I’ve used cotton wool in past dioramas and it can look good for the fine misty spray that you see but this method is, to my mind, really good for capturing the bubbles and texture of the water.

The previous video showing cotton wool is here:

How to model Waterfalls

How to model Waterfalls

This is the type of result you get:

Martin Machine

Martin Machine

The Real World

Looking at the real world we are not short of inspiration for waterfalls:

 

The Final Result

So here’s the final result and I think it really captures the bubbly nature of waterfall froth.  Let me know what you think in the comments below.

Final Result

Final Result

Waterfall Foam

Waterfall Foam

Final Result

Final Result


Index

00:10  The Real World
00:40  Method
05:22  Final Result
06:14  Mini Kathys
08:42  Close

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