My First Diorama

Jim62

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Well I just finished my first diorama. It's a 1/48th Corsair I had dirtied up and didn't like it afterwards, then I decided I may like it on my shelf in a diorama so I threw a little something together and was reminded how much I enjoyed doing more than just building a model and putting it on the shelf. I kept it very simple and have a lot of time practicing figure painting ahead of me but this is the direction I'm going now for sure. Now I have accumulated some 1/35th figures, armor, and accessories, and can't stop thinking of ideas to create. Lot's of work and a bunch more learning ahead of me. Nothing like learning new stuff while aging to keep the mind from turning into mush.
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JonW

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Looks like you're off to a great start. I agree about keeping the mind busy. I can't stand to sit around and watch TV.
 

Wolf Star

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Dios are so much fun. You can go so far down the rabbit hole of telling a story, you're only limited by your imagination and budget lol.
 

Jim62

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Looks like you're off to a great start. I agree about keeping the mind busy. I can't stand to sit around and watch TV.
Thanks and we don't do much TV anymore. If we do it's documentaries or a movie off of TCM. I haven't tuned into a major network for anything in at least three years. They have nothing to offer me. I have a second hobby I share with my wife and that's bird watching while relaxed on our front porch. TV has nothing on that LOL.
 

Jim62

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Dios are so much fun. You can go so far down the rabbit hole of telling a story, you're only limited by your imagination and budget lol.
Absolutely agree with that. I look at lots of things through the diorama lens now for some reason. I stop and think, wait can I use this before I throw something away. There is no telling where ideas may take you. I love it.
 

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