Other Modelling

Modelling Jigs and Tools

Modelling Jigs and Tools I will admit I’m a little obsessed by my 3D printer.  A lot of my modelling in the last couple of weeks is that boring stuff that just doesn’t make good videos – building baseboards, 3D designing widgets, jigs and tools.  That brings me on to the topic of this blog …

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Back to Basics Scenery Series

Back to Basics Scenery These are a couple of articles that I wrote for the NMRA British Region. They were published in Roundhouse, their bimonthly magazine, as part of the Back to Basics Scenery series which is aimed at beginning modellers. I hope you find them useful. You can find the articles here: Back-to-Basics-Scenery-Part-1 Back-to-Basics-Scenery-Part-2 …

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How to Model Brick Debris

How to Model Brick Debris We’re continuing to use the Diorama Blitz Kino model kit sent to me by Doug Foscale and we’re nearing the end!  This is the penultimate week and we’re looking at brick debris. It’s really easy to model using a couple of key ingredients and hopefully you’ll be able to get your …

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How to Paint Cobbles

 How to Paint Cobbles We’re continuing to use the Diorama Blitz Kino model kit sent to me by Doug Foscale. This week we’re painting the cobble stone street.  It’s based on the streets I saw this summer in Lisbon and I wanted a bluish toned cobble with cement between it. The “Real” World These are …

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How to Paint Brick Buildings

 How to Paint Brick Buildings Brick is one of the most common building materials so it’s great to have a simple method to paint and add the mortar to it. In this video we use a couple of products that give a nice mortar that’s quick and easy to do. We’re continuing to use …

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