Update on my bridge scene....

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  1. trainsteve2435

    trainsteve2435 Member

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    Hello everyone, just thought i would post a couple of update pictures of my bridge and river scene as it is so far. As you can see, i have some of the rock castings colored and some textureed ground cover added in some spots. I also went down to my local river and got some river sand to add to my river bottom. I still have a good way to go as far as detailing, but its getting there. As always, all comments and suggestions are welcome. Thanks!
    steve:wave:

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  2. Glen Haasdyk

    Glen Haasdyk Active Member

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    Love it! I've got my fly rod out, Waiting for water.....
  3. Herc Driver

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    That looks really good!
  4. Russ Bellinis

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    Looks great Steve! Plant some trees and bushes along the river banks, maybe a tree in the middle of the river to hide the joint between the backdrop and the river.
  5. fsm1000

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    Some water and vegetation and it should be great. Looks very good so far. I like the rocks you have done.
  6. jr switch

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    Shows what an accomplished modeler can do with a little help from his friends. I love it because you ended up with exactly what you wanted, a very realistic looking river with a turn under a bridge in the foreground! With trees and underbrush along the banks and good coverage where the river meets the backdrop, I think this will be one of the focal points of your layout. Good job! John R
  7. Illus

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    Thats looking great!
  8. OnTrack

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    Good work Steve, looks professional.
  9. TruckLover

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    That looks great so far, can't wait to see some more progress:thumb: :D :D :thumb: :thumb:
  10. trainsteve2435

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    Well, heres a couple more showing my first layer of water as well as some old trees that fell. :wave:

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  11. COMBAT

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    Very nice. Are you going to put more water in there? :thumb:
  12. sidetracked

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    awesome,, I have been following your project since your first post on the bridge,,, you should be charging a learning fee,,,it is looking great and im sure I will be going back to it a lot for ideals along the way,,,,,, ,,,,,, ,,,,,, st
  13. TruckLover

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    Those river rocks/sand look great and the water is lookin good. For my rivers, I got some of the sand from my neighbors brickwall project. There was some left over when the wall was finished and it is perfect for river bottoms. I sifted it and now I have very fine sand and river rocks.
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    Steve, looks great. I think you will have a great scene when all is done because you have a great one now. I like the old trees. looking forward to seeing more...
    :thumb: kj
  15. Glen Haasdyk

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    No that looks really good. What kind of water are you using? Are you using scotch tape as a dam for it?
  16. Amrap1

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    Inquiring mines are waiting.....

    Ed
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    :thumb: Looks great! Wanna help with mine?????sign1
  18. trainsteve2435

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    Thanks everyone for the compliments, i really appreciate them. Oldtanker, i would be more than happy to lend a hand any way i can. Glen, im useing WS Real water in a bottle, and yes, i am useing tape, but it didnt hold very well as you can tell by the little streaks running down my fascia.:oops: Anyways, thanks once again and ill add some more pictures as i go.
    steve:wave:
  19. fsm1000

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    Thanks for the pics and info. Keep them coming :D:D:D:D Very good job :)
  20. viperman

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    Very nice looking. How deep is the water going to be?