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Modelling Railway Scenery - Volume 2: Fields, Hedges and Trees

By Anthony Reeves

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ISBN: 9781847979438
PUBLISHED (THIS EDITION): 13/05/2015
PAGES: 192
BINDING: Paperback
SIZE: 246x189 mm
INSIDE: 430 colour photographs

Whether you are just about to embark on your scenic modelling journey, or want to re-work an existing layout, this clearly written volume will be invaluable. The author guides the reader through the process of collecting field-trip information, both written and photographic. Using step-by-step instructions he then shows how the colours and textures depicted in the reference photographs can be replicated to create a wonderful model landscape.

The author describes in detail the modelling techniques he employs to create long and short grass, crop, fallow and freshly ploughed fields, trimmed hedges, mature hedgerows, hedgerow trees, broadland trees in summer, Scots pine trees, silver birch, autumn and winter trees, as well as dead and fallen trees and trees in half relief. Finally, he brings together all the features that have been covered in the book and describes the building of a scale model representation of the field trip photographs in the form of a 3 x 2 ft diorama.

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" Packed full of hints and tips that can be implemented as desired, the book deserves to be in many a modeller's collection as it illustrates a standard of scenery that is a world away from what is available off the shelf. "
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Reviewed By: Rail Express Modeller

" When it comes to creating your own unique locations then you need a book such as this for some inspiration. It is all there, everything from how to model a newly laid hedge to a dead tree. "
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Reviewed By: Model Railway Club Bulletin

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