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Dioramas: Buildings & Ruins
Ruined buildings and city scenes.
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jrutman
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Posted: Sunday, April 08, 2018 - 02:17 AM UTC
Yep,you just can't beat those outdoor pics ! That is yet another giant and yet still detailed dio from you. Looks super!
So now we wait for the next spectacular build to unfold !!
J
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Posted: Saturday, February 22, 2020 - 06:40 AM UTC
Hello Jerry, and model building friends,

Thanks for the positive words!

As you can see by the date on this, it's been a while since I did any dio work. But, I'm getting in the mood again. Regarding these big dios - they are fun to build, eat all sorts of time, are challenging and fun, and, with some luck, can result in a nice build. They are also simply big, and take up a lot of space. I've kept building, but have been focused on cars. At this point, I'd like to finish a car or two, and get back to dios.

Now though, I'm the "proud owner" of, well, lots of built models - some, err, might even say "junk!" and need to get rid of some. They just take up too much room!

There's a photographer, Lori Nix, who builds and photos some outrageous dios - I mean they are something. I saw a video she did about them, and more importantly what she does with them when she's done - which is simply to tear them down and throw them away. She's a photographer, not a model builder per se (though if you see her work, she builds one heck of a model) and her goal is to get photos.

I realized I enjoy building these, but when they're done, that's it - they're done. I need to decide which to keep, dios and models, and which to toss. My place looks like the island of lost models! I also have a handful of old model rr engines etc that are collecting dust - what a mess! my work space, is a cluttered mess!

SO - I plan to tear some of the dios apart and toss them along with a few cars. Mind you, they are nice, but...see above - what a mess!

Once all of this is sorted, I'll finally finish the Bladerunner dio and start something new!

OK, I feel better! Maybe committing to cleaning house via this post, will be enough to get me off of my butt and get this moving!

Cheers, and happy model building!

Nick
jrutman
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Posted: Saturday, February 22, 2020 - 06:48 AM UTC

Quoted Text

Hello Jerry, and model building friends,

Thanks for the positive words!

As you can see by the date on this, it's been a while since I did any dio work. But, I'm getting in the mood again. Regarding these big dios - they are fun to build, eat all sorts of time, are challenging and fun, and, with some luck, can result in a nice build. They are also simply big, and take up a lot of space. I've kept building, but have been focused on cars. At this point, I'd like to finish a car or two, and get back to dios.

Now though, I'm the "proud owner" of, well, lots of built models - some, err, might even say "junk!" and need to get rid of some. They just take up too much room!

There's a photographer, Lori Nix, who builds and photos some outrageous dios - I mean they are something. I saw a video she did about them, and more importantly what she does with them when she's done - which is simply to tear them down and throw them away. She's a photographer, not a model builder per se (though if you see her work, she builds one heck of a model) and her goal is to get photos.

I realized I enjoy building these, but when they're done, that's it - they're done. I need to decide which to keep, dios and models, and which to toss. My place looks like the island of lost models! I also have a handful of old model rr engines etc that are collecting dust - what a mess! my work space, is a cluttered mess!

SO - I plan to tear some of the dios apart and toss them along with a few cars. Mind you, they are nice, but...see above - what a mess!

Once all of this is sorted, I'll finally finish the Bladerunner dio and start something new!

OK, I feel better! Maybe committing to cleaning house via this post, will be enough to get me off of my butt and get this moving!

Cheers, and happy model building!

Nick



Very interesting intersection of events !
First of all,nice to see you back brother !
Just 2 days ago I broke down some old Ardennes dios and binned them. Saved a few items for later use or nostalgia. I do this periodically for much the same reason you do !
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Posted: Sunday, February 23, 2020 - 06:29 PM UTC
i don’t know why i just discovered this thread....
in my opinion this should be reported to the moderator of the forum, as you forgot the first rule of the forum: always put a big warning in your pics to tell it is a model and not the real thing, if not people could get confused as i did....



great build sir, hat off!

ciao
edo