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Asylum 1 year 3 months ago #1

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I recently started a new project. I am building a room from a long abandoned lunatic asylum. I have brought 6 PE and resin beds in 1/35 scale that I am currently assembling. These will be the main features.




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Asylum 1 year 3 months ago #2

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Hmmm different! Watching!
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You SO need a ghost in this

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Very different. I just finished reading Nothing is Impossible: A Glider Pilots Story of Sicily, Arnhem and the Rhine Crossing by Victor Miller in which he describes how the inmates from an asylum suddenly start wondering through the paras positions yelling and screaming after the buildings security was breached in the battle. So if your unique build doesn't work throw in a few red berets.
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what a cool idea, ill be keeping an eye on this
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Asylum 1 year 3 months ago #6

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This is going to be interesting :woohoo:
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Bishop wrote: You SO need a ghost in this


Had not thought of that.

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Finally some progress. I have started weathering the walls.

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awesome :woohoo: really well done. when i look at it Metallica's sanitarium starts playing in my head :lol: :lol:
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Asylum 1 year 4 days ago #10

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A little voice in my head said it would look great with a black and white tile floor. Last time I listen to him. Have spent the last month painting little black squares with a 5/0 brush. Finally finished tonight. Never again.


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But he was right ..........it's sure looks GOOD.
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That floor is MAD! Fits right in!
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Looks awesome, but I would of sprayed it all white, and then just used masking tape and sprayed the black. You have way too much patience, I think you'll end up looking at a full sized version of that before the end lol

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Maarten wrote:

But he was right ..........it's sure looks GOOD.


Don't tell him that - He will get a big head.

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Gary wrote: Looks awesome, but I would of sprayed it all white, and then just used masking tape and sprayed the black. You have way too much patience, I think you'll end up looking at a full sized version of that before the end lol


Not that easy unfortunately. I used patterned sheet to get a bit of 3D. V grooves between squares. Would have needed to mask to the bottom of the V. I did spray the white first. Doing the 4 side edges of the black squares is where all the hours went.
But there has to be a faster way.
Yea it nearly did my head in .........

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I could of cut you a sheet of squares to apply over the white on my die cutter. I just draw them up and print them out, it cuts anything I want, then just apply the squares and spray.
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Gary wrote: I could of cut you a sheet of squares to apply over the white on my die cutter. I just draw them up and print them out, it cuts anything I want, then just apply the squares and spray.


Brilliant ! . Yes. Individual squares would be the way to go. So much faster to paint. I shall remember that for next time. Thanks.

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Asylum 1 year 15 hours ago #18

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Looking good :woohoo:
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The floor is perfect
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Nosferatu wrote: That floor is MAD! Fits right in!


Absolutely.Fantastico!
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Working on doors and wiring.
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Been a couple of months, anymore happened on this one mate?

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yak wrote: Been a couple of months, anymore happened on this one mate?


Still plugging away at it but progress is slow. Have been working on some of the fiddly bits. I spent most of Feb and part of March in Tasmania and Adelaide which slowed things. Next week I go to Japan for the Shizouka Model Show which is always fantastic, then 2 months in Morocco Turkey and Malaysia so this will not be finished soon.
Here are a couple of pictures of what I have been doing with it. Used the hairspray and salt method on the bed base and bed ends.



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Nice work. Shizuoka sounds fun. :)
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Saw that and immediately thought:


Those tiles would have driven me mad (no pun intended.

Enjoy Shizuoka. Post here on items of interest.
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Lovely detail on the items and nicely weathering, especially the bed components
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Very nice :) Hard to believe you have much time for anything traveling around like that. Japanese model show would be awesome to go see.
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Those tiles would have driven me mad (no pun intended.

Enjoy Shizuoka. Post here on items of interest.[/quote]

Tiles were a mission. Shizouka - I will post some photos. It is a huge show. Have been before. Japan has some of the worlds best model builders.

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Finished painting the electrical boxes.
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