Western Front WWI

Discussion in 'GENERAL MODELING' started by Xavier, Jul 20, 2016.

  1. zathros

    zathros -----SENIOR---- Administrator Moderator

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    Honestly, this level of quality puts you in a class that is far above anything I will reach. It's Art, it's History, It's Real, it's Fantastic.

    I would love it if ou could do a build thread, even on something small. I think many here hunger for such a thread, especially a Master Builder such as yourself. ;)
  2. Xavier

    Xavier Master of Reality Modeling

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    Thank you very much for such undeserved words.
    I do a small tutorial in another thread.
    Thank you again.
    Regards
    Xavier
  3. Gandolf50

    Gandolf50 Researcher of obscure between war vehicles... Moderator

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    Love the weathering on the corrugated tin/ and the concrete walkway in front is superb..I would like to point out to all that view this, a very small detail of the water stain on the concrete walk in the foreground , wood fence then the buildings... That one added detail and the fact that it is there makes the difference in that view from Very Good to Superb! It is a simple and minor element considering everything else in this diorama but it is the small details like that which add the realism to the whole!!
    Well Done!!! Xavier!!
  4. THE DC

    THE DC Highly Esteemed Member

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    Amazing work!
  5. Xavier

    Xavier Master of Reality Modeling

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    Thank you very much. !!!

    Here some details of the cab...

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    Top of the boiler ensemble ....

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    Regards

    Xavier
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  6. draccus

    draccus New Member

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    Wow awesome work. Great attachment to the detail. I love everything with trains an military stuff. This is gonna be cool diorama when You finish this.
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  7. Xavier

    Xavier Master of Reality Modeling

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    Thanks draccus. !
  8. zathros

    zathros -----SENIOR---- Administrator Moderator

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    I made a piece of rusted metal like that. It took me 20 years. I could not touch it, and had to leave it outside, in all kinds of weather. It was beautiful, but my wife made me throw it away. :)
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  9. Xavier

    Xavier Master of Reality Modeling

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  10. zathros

    zathros -----SENIOR---- Administrator Moderator

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    :)
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  11. Randy Critchley

    Randy Critchley Pop-rocks

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    Truly incredible!
  12. Xavier

    Xavier Master of Reality Modeling

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    Thanks Randy !!
  13. nevadablue

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    I must say... WOW! You have achieved amazing realism. I don't think the real scene would look as real...
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  14. Xavier

    Xavier Master of Reality Modeling

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    Hello !
    After some time without posting I would like to show the point of the process of this diorama.
    So, this is the works so far.

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    And thats all for today.

    Hope you like it

    Regards

    Xavier
  15. bigpetr

    bigpetr Designer/Master Modeler

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    Oh yes, I LIKE it
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  16. zathros

    zathros -----SENIOR---- Administrator Moderator

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    Xavier, do you work for a movie miniatures company or something? These pieces look like they would take so much time. That shop is beyond belief!! :)
  17. Gandolf50

    Gandolf50 Researcher of obscure between war vehicles... Moderator

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    I found a pic which has to be @Xavier working at his day job...
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    ;);););) I don't have any info on this pix but it is fantastic...
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