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George D
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Posted - 08/28/2019 :  10:03:42 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I recently discovered the Martin Webber shrubbery on the internet. I'm interested in hearing what you think of it, Dave.

George



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deemery
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Posted - 09/01/2019 :  4:57:52 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I've been watching this guy's excellent videos, in addition to Kathy Millatt's series. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yygwun1cdug

In the middle of this one, he talks about how he cleans 3D prints.

Wellberg's shrubberies and other products are superb! I think they're still on sale at Scenic Express.

dave


Modeling 1890s (because the voices in my head told me to)

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railman28
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Posted - 09/02/2019 :  3:18:46 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I don't think you'll go wrong following Luke's example. Personally I don't like the use of epoxy for water. I like Gloss Medium for that.

Bob


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tloc
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Posted - 09/02/2019 :  5:05:06 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Dave it looks great. I have many of Martinís products from Scenic Express through out my layout. He makes a great looking excellent product and his bushes should be highlited. I am a great fan of Luke and basically make my wire armature trees with his method. Whatever you feel comfortable with for the water surface will be fine. The scene has that ďitís realĒ feeling to it.

TomO



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jbvb
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Posted - 09/02/2019 :  6:03:45 PM  Show Profile  Visit jbvb's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Martin explained a lot of his techniques in this (long) thread: http://www.railroad-line.com/forum/topic.asp?TOPIC_ID=23011&whichpage=22


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deemery
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Posted - 09/18/2019 :  6:02:31 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I bought a bag of paver base, with the idea of screening that stuff to get the first layer of ground cover. The first bag had too much brick mixed into it, and therefore the screened sand was too red. The second bag was a better grey color. After spending some "quality time" sifting this stuff, I laid down 50% Elmer's and sprinkled some relatively fine sand over the glue. This'll provide an initial layer of ground for the rest of the textures to stick to.

Now it's just sit back and let the glue dry ;-)

dave


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deemery
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Posted - 09/19/2019 :  3:42:34 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I cleaned off the unglued base sand coat, put (tacked) the backdrops in place, and replaced the buildings. I didn't put the coal dock and track spur in place (but their location is pretty clear on the latter photos.)






This is the view as you enter the train room.


Now I'll wait for my Scenic Express order to come. And I need to decide if I should do more scenery before doing the stream pour. Any thoughts on that?

dave


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TRAINS1941
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Posted - 09/19/2019 :  3:49:10 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Dave how about a better picture? Looking up the stream.

I'd wait until most of the scenery is done before the pour.


Jerry

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deemery
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Posted - 09/19/2019 :  3:55:51 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by TRAINS1941

Dave how about a better picture? Looking up the stream.

I'd wait until most of the scenery is done before the pour.




This is at eye level on the stream. Lighting in the back isn't very good, I'll need to work on that area when I'm ready to do layout lighting.


dave



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TRAINS1941
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Posted - 09/19/2019 :  4:38:52 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I still would do the pour last.

That is one nice picture. Great work on the whole scene.

Waiting to see more as you continue the journey!


Jerry

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Carl B
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Posted - 09/19/2019 :  4:41:26 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
That stone bridge looks great from that angle Dave!


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railman28
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Posted - 09/19/2019 :  5:10:33 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
nice progress Dave

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deemery
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Posted - 09/19/2019 :  5:56:42 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by Carl B

That stone bridge looks great from that angle Dave!



Russ Greene (New England Brownstone, www.nebrownstone.com) does very nice work!!

dave


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boomer44
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Posted - 09/19/2019 :  10:22:51 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Dave,
Have you considered using a gloss medium. It doesn't appear you would need a lot of depth to accomplish what you want... especially with the dark coloring in the river/canal. Multiple coats of gel medium dabbed on with a discardable brush can give the appearance of a lot of depth. For more wave(?)action a thick gel on the final layer would work. A lot easier then the two part epoxy pour and you don't get the edge creep.

That being said I have done both ways and in your situation either would work.

Gordon Spalty



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