Modelling Water

Let it Snow – Winter diorama

Making a Winter Wonderland I love modelling winter dioramas – they’re so easy and fun to do! When Noch approached me to make 4 short videos for their advent calendar series, I snapped at the chance – this is the complete video in one go. Snow is easily modelled with a variety of different powders …

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Model a Realistic Rain Diorama

Model a Realistic Rain Diorama I was looking for something a little different and wanted to do a night time scene in the lashing down rain. It’s a little daunting taking a perfectly good diorama and covering it in gloss varnish but the result is worth it! Inspiration The Final Result Materials The Amazon links …

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Cheap and Easy Model Water

Modellers often shy away from modelling water because it is considered to be too hard… It can also be really expensive if you have a large area to cover in resin. This week’s video shows a really cheap and easy way to model water using ingredients you probably already have in your house. The “Real” …

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How to Model Oil Slicks

How to Model Oil Slicks

How to Model Oil Slicks A while ago I was asked how to model an oil slick.  After much experimenting, numerous different products and countless failures, I have finally found a method I am happy with! The trick to any oil slick is to capture that iridescent shine and that is much harder than it …

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How to model an effluent pipe

How to Model an Effluent Pipe

How to Model an Effluent Pipe Many of us are drawn to modelling run down grotty industrial scenes.  If you combine that with water modelling then you get a nasty smelly effluent discharge pipe such as this video shows you how to produce.  It’s easy to do with epoxy resin, gloss medium and paint. This …

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Envirotex Lite 5 years on

Envirotex Lite 5 years on

Envirotex Lite 5 years on Having laid your sea, river or stream there’s always the worry of what will it look like years later… This look at Envirotex Lite 5 years later may help. My biggest problems were visible almost immediately – bubbles – where the Envirotex Lite emitted a gas into my setting gloss …

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Magic Water v Envirotex Lite

Magic Water v Envirotex Lite These two products are both commonly used on dioramas or layouts to model water. They are two part epoxy resins which are mixed together and then harden to glossy water. I have seen this debate on the internet a number of times so you’ve decided on using epoxy resin for your …

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