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Backscenes - Trials and tribulations of a would be artist (Part II)

Posted by Ian Smith , in Scenery 26 May 2016 - * * * * * · 1,261 views

Armed with the knowledge gained from failure, I have handed the task over to my good friend Percy V. Runce. 
So to Mark II... 
In desperation, I painted over the previous attempt with 3 coats of white emulsion to cover it. Then I mixed up a yellowy green colour and lathered it all over the area up to where I wanted the horizon to be - in hindsig...


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Backscenes - Trials and tribulations of a would be artist

Posted by Ian Smith , in Scenery 24 May 2016 - - - - - - · 751 views
Scenery, Backscenes
Whilst I do not consider myself to be an artist, over the last few days I have tried to add a painted back scene to Modbury. The medium I have elected to use are acrylic paints, and unfortunately I have to report that I have been somewhat unsuccessful so far!! :cry: The whole back scene was covered in a sky to start with and was painted pretty quickl...


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Experiments in Scenery

Posted by Ian Smith , in Scenery 07 May 2015 - * * * * * · 1,402 views
2FS, GWR, Static Grass
Today I have well and truly been brought kicking and screaming into the 21st century!! I've been playing with static grass - the last time I did any scenery on a model railway I used surgical lint a'la Barry Norman.

So having purchased a couple of bags of Heki grass (a green and a beige, both 2-3mm long), borrowed a friends static grass applicator and i...





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