Realistic Layouts: Use the Art of Illusion to Model Like a Pro

C.J. Riley
Item #12828

Capture the feeling of the real world in miniature with Realistic Layouts. This book will help you refine many areas of your layout, covering topics such as scenic elements, structures and the aesthetic of the overall environment.
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Do you want to take your modeling to the next level? With Realistic Layouts you'll learn how to blend various elements so they all work together to create a feeling that your models are part of - and connected to - the real world.

This book features:

  • How to apply different techniques and ideas to your layout in order to improve realism.
  • Many techniques including creating realistic backdrops and blending them with scenery, integration of structures, using bridges to suggest changes in elevation, using mirrors to expand apparent space, and much more.
  • Outstanding model railroad photography and a variety of layouts.
Author: C.J. Riley
Size: 8.25 x 10.75
Pages: 96
Author Bio
C.J. Riley is a long-time model railroader. He has had several published articles and he is a regular speaker/presenter at National Model Railroad Association conventions. He is best known as the builder of the HO scale Kanawha & Western Allegheny layout.
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