Continuation: Family home construction site

eine schwarze Abdeckplane liegt auf dem ErdhaufenFinally we cut the miniature tarpaulin for our earth heap out of a black plastic bag. Some 'big' stones will prevent the wind from blowing it away! (Of course we used a few drops of glue, too…). 


3. Skip

der unbemalte, gelbe Container neben 3 Revell-FarbdosenThe diorama is not too big but should be easily recognisable as a building site though. A skip would be a typical detail - we took the one from the KIBRI-Set 'backyard environment' (art.no. 8313). But not that yukky bright yellow, please! Some REVELL colours and…

…the red and white warning signs (designed on our PC) make the debris container look much more realistic. Okay, it is still too clean.

der bemalte und mit Warntafeln beklebte Container vor der Alterung

der fertige SchuttcontainerWith hardly any paint on the brush we imitated rust, dirt and abrasion. A look into the skip reveals that there must have been loads of waste and rubble spread all over the site. For modelling the rubbish we took plaster and rigid-foam crumbs, some pieces of very thin wire and a few pinches of grit and talus. 

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