Dioramas for Scale Modellers


NEW for 2018!  Diorama Course:

Suitable for those with an interest in scale modelling wishing to take their skills to another level and include detailed, scale dioramas to enhance their models.

Your tutor, Fred Crellin, is a fully trained and qualified teacher (PGCE) with over 25 years airbrush experience. He gained an Hons degree in Industrial design and Model Making from Wolverhapton University in 1991.

The classroom at our studio is equipped to cater for up to 6 students per class, with individual student 'bays' with extraction, airlines & daylight simulation lighting. A small onsight shop display area is also provided for those wanting to purchase goods.

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Course Content:  

• Understanding safe practices and working in a safe environment
• Learn about and use different types of materials
• Learning 3D modelling skills using basic and specialist materials
• Learn various methods of painting your dioramas (including airbrushing your work)
• Learn how to create varying scenery such as:

Trees, grass, gravel, mud, puddles, bricks, blocks and walls (from scratch), weathering techniques

What is provided?  

• All equipment – including paints, fixatives and basic modelling materials, including a pre-made wooden based for your model.

• Work books containing all notes and exercises for the course.

• Tea or Coffee throughout the day, with biscuits in the morning and cake in the afternoon

• Lunch – range of sandwiches and savouries.
• A certificate of attendance once you have fully completed the course
• An opportunity to purchase airbrushes and equipment at discounted prices. We will supply all students with a discount code for purchases on the day, and for any online orders for the next 12 months.


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