Making Urban Buildings For Model Railways
Special attention is paid to modelling architectural details and to the effects of weathering. Scratch-building techniques and materials, as well as ready-to-plant buildings and kits are covered. In addition to the buildings themselves, the author also considers the urban setting and infrastructure, and demonstrates how to construct roads and pavements, create authentic street scenes, and make realistic models that accurately reflect, for example, urban decay and dereliction. Finally, consideration is given to perspective modelling, a concept that provides the modeller with an opportunity to make much better use of a limited amount of space.
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Updated: 1 June 2020