Tag: scenery

Finishing a 3D printed lamp post

Painting such small detail is fiddly and I am not quite content with the resulting look yet: Although it is often said that glossiness plays no role in distant viewing I think the paint on these lamp posts should be

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Progress

Added a small storage section for firewood to the farm. This close-up shows there is still some detailing to be done: the corner of the walls doesn’t look too good and obviously we need to do something to the gap

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3D printed models: Stone bridge and Lamp post

Two models I designed in Blender and had printed at Shapeways.com came in yesterday. The lamp post is designed to hold a standard 3mm round LED and therefore has a removable top cover to make it possible to insert the

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The finished well

the well truned out quite ok: note that in both pictures there are still some wet globs of PVA glue visible. When i decide on the final position of the well in the meadow i will add some weeds and

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Apple tree

I created an apple tree from soldered copper wire, glue plus plaster and poly fiber. Now I added some aplpes made from colored mustard seeds:

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Weatering an old farm house

The first stage of weathering a simple farmhouse model. “real” vegetation will be adde later.

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3D printing an H0 scale stone bridge

Started on the design of a 3d printed stone bridge. Since the work is done in Blender, I’ll post about it on my Small Blender Things blog.

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Static grass really works!

I admit I was a bit sceptical at first but converting an electric flyswatter to a static grass applicator really works. In the picture below a closeup of 6mm grass added with the applicator:

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A fir tree, first try

Maybe still a bit too rough but it is promising. Made by twisting copper wire around tufts of sisal twine and applying 2.5mm grass.

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A mountain meadow, some ground cover and bushes

I wait for the greener grass parts until I have received my electronic fly swatter, but the bushes and ground turf near the edges already offer some flavour.

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