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





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Back to real job, I began working with the rear part of the boat.

So my first blueprints for my current dios showed exactly the same deffects; this is why i changed a lot the original plans: see below, now all the elements interact one with another.

Here i am back again with a few ideas, if you would like to follow me.

Below is a pic taken from above from the '"Galway'" dio I took this morning.
now it's a fine bloke, I still like the sea more than 10 years after having doing it.
Now the composition sucks.

okay, i will have to leave home for 8 days or more, so no updates for some time;
But here is the first mock-up presentation of the diorama on a '"feather cardboard'" -or whatever you call it- base :)
btw -sorry for those using the RSS above, it took me some time to come out with good clean code!

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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.

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