Please visit my new website

I have a new website at its aim is to gather all the nature centered websites I have been doing those past few months, 

This is a bit lame, but I need to change the server of this site which is so slooow, and also to reactivate

Latest posts

#table setting to do the sea

remember to work outside or with an equivalent ventilated place, this stuff may certainly be hazardous to your health. So well, here it's at the bottom of the garden.

Work on the sand #4

Here is the final result -temporarily because I will have to manage to make a joint between the sea (when it's done) and the sand..

Work on the sand #3

I didn't design '"fake feet'" for not using them -so i first coated the dummies you can see 4 or 5 pages below in olive oil (okay, but I only had that near me) so that the acrylic paste doesn't glue to the feet and pressed them on the still wet mix...

Work on the sand #2

Pressing the various details in the '"sand'", like the bricks, the trace of the boy on the sand, bits of asbestos and plaster..


Products heads up

Most of the mail I get from this site is about techniques and materials, so I thought it could be nice if I would both show and explain the stuff I use

Various techniques for the Firebird diorama

I have less time now to do SBS in forums or my own site like I used to, but yet i thought I could share some of "my" techniques that i used for the Firebird diorama. product placement? for the most part, say this to my bloody wallet!!    

Pebeo's outliner (Cernes relief)

I was sent that Pebeo Cernes Relief product some time agio and liked it straight away. Its fine tip allows me to make joints between the stuff i embbed in water and the stuff itself like my graves here.

It dries just like regular glossy Acrylic gel that you can find in art shops or Valejo's Water Effect (which is exactly the same stuff)

Flex Pad on horse sculpting

The reason I use those flex-pad instead of other solutions is seen here: I have been owning the same since 4 years and even though mine are in bad shape they still work alright. I love the "blade tip" which allows to sand in the crevices

Metalic pigments from Uschi van der Rosten

That's a hobby sort of posting. I recently bought Uschi van der Rosten's metalic pigments and well, I used to know Alex before he was Uschi you see and this kind of posts can't do him wrong.