Diorama Paint

How To : Paint miniatures for dioramas and gaming terrain

Watch this instructional video to paint realistic finishes on miniatures for dioramas, architectural models, and game terrain. This model maker begins with an introduction to washes and dry brushing. When working towards a tarnished or deep finish on your miniatures, you must ...more

How To : Paint the base of a diorama

In this part of the tutorial, I show how to apply some basic cast rock structures to the diorama and give you a basic idea of how to apply the base coat of colored paints.

How To : Make 15mm scale miniatures

This video provides an introduction to building 15mm scale buildings for Warhammer or miniature dioramas. Simulate roofing shingles and with small pieces of cardboard. Create a haunted scene with real spider webs. Preserve tiny spider webs with a protective spray or make minia ...more

How To : Simulate brick wall effects for dioramas

Here are some examples of brickwork for dioramas or war game terrain. Create a fine grit coating for foam carvings using a mixture of white glue, paint and fine sand. Press in brick patterns into foam, or if working in smaller scale, you can coat cardboard with a thin coat of ...more

How To : Build stones & cinder blocks for a diorama

Build stones & cinder blocks for a diorama. Papa Tom teaches viewers how to make a building look like it is made of stone or cinder blocks using the Building and Structure Kit from Scene-A-Rama. This is super easy and tons of fun for all ages. It's great for school or class pr ...more

How To : Paint miniatures by dry brushing

Watch this instructional video to begin painting miniatures with dry brush techniques. Dry brushing can create realistic weathered textures on dioramas, war game terrain, architectural models and model railroads.

How To : Craft a diorama out of a shoebox

A diorama is an attractive craft to present a school science project or book report. You'll need some boxes, paint, glue, and a few small figurines. Pick a theme, and use these tips so your kids can make an A+ project!

How To : Make mud and rubble in a WW2 diorama

In this tutorial, we learn how to make mud and rubble in a WW2 diorama. You can use corks as the rubble after you paint it and rip it into different pieces to make it look like destroyed buildings. You can purchase realistic water and gloss gel medium to look like water that i ...more

How To : Make miniature cedar trees out of grass heads

These grass seed heads make great miniature cedar trees when painted. They are a little fragile for wargaming but great on model railroads. Watch this video miniature-making tutorial and learn how to make a mini trees out of grass heads for dioramas, models, and terrains.

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