Building Dioramas

Chris Mrosko
Item #12476

Acclaimed modeler Chris Mrosko explains how to build dioramas that showcase models and create dramatic scenes, as well as offering expert modeling tips.
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Description
Acclaimed modeler Chris Mrosko explains how to build dioramas that showcase models and create dramatic scenes, as well as offering expert modeling tips. Focusing on a step-by-step, how-to approach, modelers will learn the fundamentals of construction and design, airbrushing and finishing tips, how to cast pieces out of resin, and more.

• The ideal reference for modelers who want to expand their skills and do more with their models

• A variety of step-by-step projects that range from Saving Private Ryan to modern global conflicts

• Modelers will learn how to create “wedgie” dioramas to showcase figures
Author: Chris Mrosko
Size: 8 1/4 x 10 3/4
Pages: 108
Color photos: 315
Author Bio
Born and raised in Springfield, Ill., Chris Mrosko has succeeded in living the dream of many avid hobbyists—finding a way to make his passion his livelihood. He turned pro in 1991, moving to California to take a position with what was then known as Dragon/Kirin. It was there that he met John Rosengrant, a master modeler known for his “character effects” work in Avatar, Jurassic Park, Terminator, and other films. Together they formed Warriors Scale Models. As an artist and designer, he has worked with well-known hobby manufacturers such as Verlinden, MMD, Custom Dioramics, and the Warriors and New World Miniatures lines of scale figures, creating buildings and display bases as well as sculpting original masters for figures.
Table of Contents
Foreword
Introduction

Chapter 1
Concepts and Composition

Chapter 2
Groundwork

Chapter 3
Wonderful Wedgies

Chapter 4
Figure Painting

Chapter 5
Airbrushing Skills

Chapter 6
Resin Casting

-PROJECTS-

Chapter 7
The Way of the Rabbit

Chapter 8
Defenders of the Reich

Chapter 9
Iranian Pasdaran Patrol

Chapter 10
Somali Technical

Chapter 11
Congolese Type 69 Hybrid

Appendix: Tools
Gallery
Acknowledgments
About the Author
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