Jurassic Condos – 8 Inch! Diorama by Nigel Rostance

I acquired the model of this condominium from my employer (as I work in architectural building sciences). Sometimes we send “Mini-Models” to our clients after a project is complete, and I get the left overs! I decided to make this 1:1000 scale model (it measures only 8″ x 5″ x 4″) into a green post-apocalyptic diorama. I added a road and monorail to the model, and distressed everything using a roto tool. I painted the basic building in various shades of grey and buff, and finalized with a wash of Vallejo slime green. Foliage was accomplished using various grades of flocking, as well as commercially available trees. I gouged out two areas; one larger for a sinkhole to cause the collapse of the parking garage. After a few coats of dark green I used Woodland Scenics’ Water for the ponds. The dinosaurs were added because alligators would have been too small at this scale, and I thought it a nice touch which helped name the project. The vehicles are styrene painted and washed with rust and pigments. Nice thing about this mini diorama is it doesn’t take up a lot of space in the display case, but it did a number on my eyesight!

Thank you,
Nigel Rostance

 

2012_NEW_MMM_BANNER_CONTACT_ARTIST_BUTTON_290X50

Nigel Rostance

**

USA

 

*****************************

*****************************

Statements made, or views expressed may NOT be the views of Modeler’s Miniatures & Magic

Pricing and Availability are subject to change by the Kit Maker/Vendor or Artist at any time. Modeler Magic is not responsible for maintaining the prices in accordance to the changes made by the Kit Maker/Vendor or Artist.

Professional Customer Service and Quality Control are the responsibility of the Kit Maker/Vendor or Artist selling the item of which Modeler Magic is only showing for them.

Modeler’s Miniatures and Magic has no professional or monetary affiliation with any kit makers, vendors or artists shown on this site other than showing the works and offerings those Artists, Kit Makers and Vendors wish to show on Modeler Magic in their own names. Modeler Magic promotes the art form in this way. Modeler’s Miniatures and Magic claims no trade marks or copyrights on anything shown on it’s site other than it’s own created artwork presented. Modeler Magic reserves the right to remove any material shown at any time from anyone, and we will follow all legal aspects of the art form as they are presented to us by the proven legal owners of the above stated materials and/or their court appointed representatives.

****************************************