it’s all painted!

This time, a little milestone! But first things first: wrapping up work on the rolling stock workshop for now. Things were mostly there already, so sticking random decals on things, then add dirt of various kinds. After adding a light to the hydraulic press I decided the whole thing was officially good enough for nowContinue reading “it’s all painted!”

Weekend update 4

Well, two more weeks of being locked up in here, bad news to everyone except modellers. Ok, mostly artitec projects, but also some belgian things in between! First quite some very necessary but not necessarily fun work, like attaching lights to the ceiling of the workshop protruding in the direction of the viewer, to eliminateContinue reading “Weekend update 4”

weekend update 2

This weekend the rolling stock workshop was on the workbench again. (well, it had been all the time, I just built the ladle cars on the bits of workbench left over.) I was already slowly preparing the workshop for some paint for a while, this has to happen some time halfway the build as aContinue reading “weekend update 2”

let’s start with a blast from the past

a little diorama for Artitec At the start of this project we decided to build many of the houses based on a limited number of standardised resin facades with standardised etched brass windows. This would of course greatly reduce the amount of work required and individual tweaks to each house would make sure the appropriateContinue reading “let’s start with a blast from the past”