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Creating the Rural Scene: A Guide for Railway Modellers and Diorama Model Makers

Creating the Rural Scene: A Guide for Railway Modellers and Diorama Model Makers

Regular price £18.99
Packed with practical tips and advice this informative book explains the various techniques and materials that will help any modeller produce convincing models of the rural scene.
  • Aimed at those wishing to extend their modelling skills, as well as those starting out in the hobby, this book: 
  • Examines the history and development of the countryside, villages and infrastructure
  • Presents a selection of scenic projects with step-by-step guidance and reference photographs
  • Covers rural industries, featuring practical advice to modelling both windmills and watermills
  • Demonstrates techniques for modelling farm buildings, machinery, vehicles and livestock
  • Tackles ruins in the rural landscape, and how these can complement a model railway or diorama
  • Presents a total modelling project showing how to make a three-dimensional model inspired by John Constable's The Hay Wain

Softback, 208 pages, 333 colour photographs

ISBN: 9781785005053

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