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Offline gedmundson

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Re: Panzer Concepts 28cm "Bruno" W.W.1
« Reply #60 on: June 27, 2020, 03:42:44 AM »
Thanks Giuseppe and Terri!

To give a bit of life to the final scene I'm adding three figures to the rail gun. The figures are from the "Stalingrad" line, and are sold as a set of WW1 German Tankers. The three I'm using are general in nature, and could be from many branches of the Imperial forces. One of them is smoking a porcelain pipe, quite common in those days. Of course I will have to add the heads to the bodies when final placement of all diorama components is made.
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« Reply #61 on: July 03, 2020, 02:07:34 AM »
As this project winds up, I've completed making a base for it. The Celluclay ground work, static grass, railroad ballast, etc. have all been added, and a contoured frame made from artist's matt board glued on. I always feel it's important to have the subject displayed at an angle to the base frame, which does involve a few tricky angled cuts - in this case to the sections of track.

Also - I've made a couple of rail stock dioramas in the past, and had the track just "end" short of the edges of the base. There was always something odd-looking about them. I did not want to make that mistake this time.
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Gary




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« Reply #62 on: July 04, 2020, 05:11:30 PM »
wow!those figures look perfect to me!
awesome!
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« Reply #63 on: July 05, 2020, 09:02:13 AM »
Thanks so much Edo! Here are the figures for the horse & cart as it passes by the railgun in the diorama. Which is just about done.
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Gary



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« Reply #64 on: July 07, 2020, 02:38:24 AM »
I have been remiss in keeping up with your Brilliant build. The painting of the "Bruno" is amazing to say the least. The base is looking superb and the figures and horse drawn wagon are spectacular! VERY IMPRESSIVE!!
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« Reply #65 on: July 07, 2020, 11:46:27 PM »
Thanks Rick - glad you like it.

The diorama is now done, so here are a few pictures of the finished scene. I'm currently writing up and article for Brett Green's Model Military International magazine and will post which issues it will feature in later when I find out. Brett would like three features since the scope of this project was quite involved. For the first time in years I have nothing on the consrtuction bench, so it's time to build an aircraft now  :)









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Gary

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Re: Panzer Concepts 28cm "Bruno" W.W.1
« Reply #66 on: July 08, 2020, 02:02:26 AM »
What a fantastic diorama it is! All of it looks awesome, but I can’t help finding the wagon most appealing  :)
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« Reply #67 on: July 08, 2020, 04:27:14 AM »
What a fantastic diorama it is! All of it looks awesome, but I can’t help finding the wagon most appealing  :)
Andreas

I thank you again, Andreas, for your help with this project. Glad you like it. I really enjoyed doing the wagon (and I moved the front axle forward as you suggested)  ;)

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« Reply #68 on: July 08, 2020, 06:16:27 AM »
The faces of the two on the coach box - absolutely gorgeous!
The whole diorama is fantastic, I'm very impressed.

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« Reply #69 on: July 08, 2020, 03:25:10 PM »
Absolutely brilliant model and diorama Gary. Looks fantastic!
Happy Modelling
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« Reply #70 on: July 08, 2020, 04:15:31 PM »
i can only echo what others have already said: this is a wonderful diorama, very inspiring!
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« Reply #71 on: July 08, 2020, 11:01:28 PM »
I will only add Brilliant Work to My previous comments!
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« Reply #72 on: July 09, 2020, 01:35:54 AM »
I have been fascinated as this build has progressed. Consummate skill in modeling the gun, the horses, the carriage and the figures.
There is one little thing that bothers me. The guy smoking the pipe near all the cordite bags used to propel the shells. that had to be a no no.
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« Reply #73 on: July 09, 2020, 07:46:52 AM »
Amazing build all round! Congrats on this one. Cheers Matt

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« Reply #74 on: July 10, 2020, 05:27:08 AM »
I was expecting a great diorama and here it is. The figures are living and giving life to the whole thing.
Very well deserved congratulations, thank you for sharing.
Ciao
Giuseppe