A video and text description of a small diorama that is work in progress.
This diorama measures 42 cm by 71 cm . It is in Hom scale and is meant to be a display case for a collector’s HOm engine and cars that are handmade.
The landscape substrate is foam insulation board.
Pine strips surround the base in order to give it strength and stability.
1.5 mm card acts as a border. It will be covered with mdf strips that will support and acrylic case,
All buildings are made from card. Building plans can be found at Carton Built Models.
lighting is provided by Christmas light and prewired smd leds. Here is a link to a tutorial page showing you how to wire them. LED Lights For Models.
And here is link to a page that shows how to make the lights. Make Inexpensive Street Lamps
The water column is handmade. Here is a link to plans and a tutorial. Water Columns
Click on the image to watch an update as of August, 2020.
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