Comprehensive Guide to Model Tree Making Class + DVD

with Martin Tärnrot
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Session 1: Trees and Forced Perspective

$49.99 $19.99

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You Get with Your Class:
  • In-depth Instruction; Over 80 minutes
  • On-demand video access anytime
  • Indefinite access. Pay once, view forever
  • Bonus materials, including downloadable Class Guide
  • Access to Class-only Q&A with Instructors
  • DVD copy mailed (FREE SHIPPING in U.S.A.)
 
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In this class, you’ll learn to model a wide range of different trees – creating diverse, realistic, and colorful elements for your layout.

Led by your instructor Martin Tarnrot, we’ll model Western white pine trees, Canadian Black Spruce, Aspen trees and many more. We also cover alternative materials for the different seasons, what products to use, and what colors to choose for each season.

You’ll learn about materials you can harvest in the forest to make a short-cut to very realistic trees. We’ll work with materials such as blue berry bushes, Meadow Sweet flowers and Maple twigs. With the methods presented, you can produce many realistic trees using Meadow sweet in less than an hour.

You will also learn how to craft realistic trees using the plastic armatures provided by various manufacturers. This is made possible by the addition of a few extra materials.

Another important aspect of model tree making is how you can arrange them to enhance the appearance of your layout. This is possible by using forced perspective, planting the trees so they act as soft dividers between different scenes on your layout, and how to arrange trees to obtain a realistic impression.

In addition to your video instruction, you’ll get an extensive 23-page Class Guide PDF that you can print out and refer to as you work through the creation of various types of trees you’ll see in the class. PLUS, you’ll get a PDF Supplement that shows you a quick ”cookbook” summary of a wide variety of trees you can make for your layout.

NOTE: You’ll receive this Class video instruction in two forms: As on-demand streaming video (in your MRA Account); and as a physical DVD, mailed to you.

Martin Tärnrot

Martin Tärnrot is a lifelong model railroader born with a model railroad on his bedroom carpet. Model railroading has always been an important part of his life and he has, over the years, built numerous layouts on different themes, both U.S. and European style. Since 2016, Martin has been working full-time within the model railroad industry, as a content producer of how-to videos, both for publishers and manufacturers.

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Bonus Materials Included

  • Class Guide PDF
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  • Class Supplement PDF
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  • Video: Meet Your Instructor
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