• 16:22

    Hardshell Scenery Techniques

    Doug Hodgden has been able to perfect his hardshell scenery technique. In this video Hodgden will demonstrate his unique technique for creating realistic model scenery and provides more tips on creating scenery. On a 1 by 3 foot diorama of half inch plywood, Hodgden cuts the profile board and backdrop panel and draws the horizon…

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  • 3:18

    Creating Dents in Gondolas

    Allen McClelland shows Allen Keller how he adds dents to his plastic gondolas to create a more realistic look. In the gondolas, often the plates between the ribs of cars have bowed outward from use. To mimic this wear, McClelland takes leftover metal pieces from car weights and places an appropriately sized piece on the…

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