Military dioramas catch father's interest
by Thomas Maxwell
(Ayr, United Kingdom)
Absolute Beginner needing help !!!
I'm a 31 year old aircraft design engineer and I have 2 young boys with growing interests in my own particular passion which is military history.
I wish to start building military scale dioramas, either 1/35 or 1/72 but I want some guidance/literature before I get started.
I've built airfix models since I was young (albeit not very professionally)so I have some base knowledge but all help will be appreciated.
SMH Responds Military history fascinates many of us, no matter what country we reside in or the era that most interests us.
I have dabbled in dioramas from time to time and will be taking a more serious interest now that my scale modeling is relegated to static models.
You can find some interesting diorama articles on my site. Here is a good starting point:
This page includes several links to more diorama information. You can also type diorama into the Google search block on the main page and that will bring up others I have forgotten.
For a real mother lode of military diorama information, try Armorama. It is a forum for diorama builders and has been active for over a decade:
Let me know how you make out.
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