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Temple. Vietnam War (1:35)
Kuba_Bartosik
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Posted: Sunday, January 26, 2020 - 10:22 AM UTC
Hi,
it's been a year since my last "Beehive" diorama, so it's time to start another one. Especially that in April there will be a modeling competition in my city. I will try to finish building the diorama by April.

The ruins of the temple are made by me of plaster.







Have a nice day
Kuba
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Posted: Sunday, January 26, 2020 - 11:13 AM UTC
well you're off to a flying start and I'm looking forward to seeing more progress soon.
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Posted: Sunday, January 26, 2020 - 12:51 PM UTC
Great to see another current project using plaster so well, and that AFV’s paint/weathering looks superb – smokin’ in fact, what’s that on the deck between the MGs??
obg153
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Posted: Sunday, January 26, 2020 - 02:38 PM UTC
This appears really promising. Fine start on the temple and I'm really impressed with how you did the APC!! Looking forward to how you do "the bush."
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Posted: Sunday, January 26, 2020 - 08:01 PM UTC
Impressive APC!!!!Very good looking so far.

The temple is also amazing. Keep going!!

Golikell
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Posted: Sunday, January 26, 2020 - 08:44 PM UTC
Good start. This will be a nice dio, once completed.
Kuba_Bartosik
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Posted: Monday, January 27, 2020 - 02:06 AM UTC
Great to hear that
Dioramartin: I think my camera was a bit dirty in this place


Kuba
Kuba_Bartosik
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Posted: Monday, February 10, 2020 - 10:46 AM UTC
New pictures. I painted the temple and started making jungle.





Kuba
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Posted: Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 06:51 AM UTC
Hi Kuba,

Your diorama is shaping up very well; it really has that war-torn look with debris strewn around, and the M113 looks fantastic.

What did you use for the palm tree in the corner, by the way?

Looking forward to further progress,

Jerry
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Posted: Friday, February 14, 2020 - 01:03 AM UTC
Yes Fantastic! And some figures…?
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Posted: Friday, February 14, 2020 - 03:44 AM UTC
Nice work man , looks great !!
Kuba_Bartosik
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Posted: Friday, February 14, 2020 - 09:53 AM UTC
Thanks

I think there will be three figures. I'll show them soon.

canismalus: I bought a palm tree and a broken tree from prassiri on e-bay:

https://www.ebay.com/sch/prassiri/m.html?_nkw=&_armrs=1&_ipg=&_from=

There is almost no debris strewn around Here are better pictures of my diorama.

I started to make lower vegetation.





Cheers
Kuba
obg153
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Posted: Friday, February 14, 2020 - 12:50 PM UTC
Really nice progress, especially the plants! That broad-leaf plant appears to have the right leaf thickness & the proper sheen that you'd expect to see on this type of plant. It almost looks like an aquarium plant, or did you find some other source?
strongarden
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Posted: Saturday, February 15, 2020 - 07:51 AM UTC
Wow this is outstanding work Kuba.
The treefall is very meticulous in detail. Evenly placed and blended. Temple structure and APC are outstanding as well! Any ideas for trees?
Will be following definitely.

Cheers
Dave
Kuba_Bartosik
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Posted: Sunday, February 16, 2020 - 10:04 AM UTC
obg153: vegetation is Joefix Studio sets.

As for the trees, there will be only these two. Of course, the palm will have spread leaves.

Cheers
Kuba
canismalus
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Posted: Sunday, February 16, 2020 - 11:47 PM UTC

Quoted Text

I bought a palm tree and a broken tree from prassiri on e-bay:

https://www.ebay.com/sch/prassiri/m.html?_nkw=&_armrs=1&_ipg=&_from=



Thanks, Kuba, I‘ll check out that seller!

Jerry
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Posted: Friday, February 21, 2020 - 04:21 AM UTC
Looks perfect just like this!

Regards
Dave