New Scenery Tips and Techniques

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Kalmbach Publishing, Co., 2002 - Crafts & Hobbies - 104 pages
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Compiled from Model Railroader, this book includes intriguing ideas from a variety of experts on creating realistic ground cover, trees, bushes, rocks, water, and other scenery details. Full of outstanding photos, diagrams, and instructions and is ideal for beginning model railroaders.
 

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Contents

GROUNDCOVER
4
Scenery in an afternoon
6
Fake fur grass
8
Add weeds to your layout
10
Fatfat fibers
12
Western scenery
14
Modeling a rainscape
16
6
17
Add depth to your forests
60
Distant pines
61
Cajon Creek stepbystep
62
A tale of three creeks
65
Lily pads cattails and pond scum
67
Modeling waterfalls
70
Modeling surf and sand
74
BACKDROPS ilj 25 Improving commercial backdrops
77

Let it snow
18
Modeling a winterscape part 1
20
Trees trees and more trees
35
Building forests on the MK Division
41
In pursuit of better model trees
46
Let Mother Nature do it
50
Twisted trees
52
Modeling palm trees and orange groves
54
The November scene
56
Photorealistic backdrops
78
Landscaping by guess and by gosh
81
Disguising backdrop openings
84
TIPS TECHNIQUES 29 The magic of illusion
87
Forced perspective
92
Two scenes for the space of one
94
Its the little things that count
100
Useful addresses
104
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