Creating Back Scenes for Model Railways and Dioramas (Paperback)

By David Wright

The Crowood Press UK, 9781785002809, 192pp.

Publication Date: July 15, 2017

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Description

This book is a comprehensive guide for both railway and diorama modellers to create convincing back scenes. If a modeller is prepared to go to great lengths to achieve realism in the locomotives, rolling stock and buildings, this should be carried through to the scenics. It covers choosing the right materials; rural and urban back scenes; traditonal painted back scenes; producing back scenes with camera and/or computer; the correct use of forced perspective and scale reduction; getting the transition from layout to back scene right and, finally, lighting and presentation.


About the Author

David Wright is a professional artist and model maker who has written numerous articles in the railway modelling press. He is well known at the major railway modelling exhibitions where he is especially renowned for his informative demonstrations and theatre presentations.David's books for Crowood include Making Rural Buildings for Model Railways, Making Urban Buildings for Model Railways, Modelling Branch Lines - A Guide for Railway Modellers, Modelling Ports and Inland Waterways - A Guide for Railway Modellers, and Creating Back Scenes for Model Railways and Dioramas.