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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Sokol's air intakes #6

here is the final air intake, okay, the shape is not *that* round, but I promise it won't be seeing too much in the final diorama :) I added a bit of plastic on the bottom to end up the shape as well as some D shaped evergreen sheet to circle the 2 openings of the round parts..

Sokol's air intakes #6

And here are the 2 parts after trimming, ready to be joined and mastic-ed!

Sokol's air intakes #5

Another view with 2 different tries.

Sokol's air intakes #4

When the plastic begins to change shape and to lower, press it under the shape.

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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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