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1/35 Tram Overpass 3 years 8 months ago #1

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Made from plaster ;)



The square looking thingies are optional...... not sure if i will use them.










To go with the Mini art tram

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1/35 Tram Overpass 3 years 8 months ago #2

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:ohmy: :woohoo: DAMN!!!

Masterful Maarten...awesome stuff

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Lots of 1/35 Armor mainly WWII German and a few Modern British/American pieces, 1/32 Aircraft and 1/48 Aircraft. Aircraft chosen to replicate RNZAF and RAAF types through the years. Some RAF & USAF types exist also.

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You get the award for best base builder 2015 that's for sure, magic!
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You da Man :P
Something you just 'knocked together' or a retail item Maarten?
Lovely work whichever way, and especially if this is your work . . . The Master at work?

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It is so good it's not funny. The whole thing is very convincing, but the surface around the tracks is just outstanding. Wow!
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Amateur plastic surgeon!

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1/35th Battalion wrote: Something you just 'knocked together' or a retail item Maarten?


All my own work.

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1/35 Tram Overpass 3 years 8 months ago #9

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Looks like the makings of another awesome diorama base Maarten. Brilliant work! B)
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Masterful as usual Maarten and a pleasure to watch.

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Outstanding work :)
Did you make a mold ?
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Did you make a mold ?


Yes i did ,
I made a plastic sheet mold in the shape of the bridge,
Made plastic masters for the Arches the bricks/stones ,and made rubber molds from them ,and then plaster copies
And stuck em on with white glue.
Cant find the pictures :dry:

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1/35 Tram Overpass 3 years 8 months ago #13

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Maarten wrote: Yes i did ,
I made a plastic sheet mold in the shape of the bridge,
Made plastic masters for the Arches the bricks/stones ,and made rubber molds from them ,and then plaster copies
And stuck em on with white glue.
Cant find the pictures :dry:


Hells bells,you are the plaster master :cheer:
Did you base it on reference photos?

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Hells bells,you are the plaster master :cheer:
Did you base it on reference photos?


It's my own 19th Century version of a Tram Overpass you would find in the old Prussian cities in eastern Germany (now Poland) 1945.

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1/35 Tram Overpass 3 years 8 months ago #15

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Most impressive and nice to see such a radical change of theme!
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Weathering all done with oils .


















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1/35 Tram Overpass 3 years 8 months ago #17

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Maarten, your stuff is museum quality, in fact it's better than most museums would have on display. I'm surprised I don't see your stuff in magazines and popular websites, it's just awesome what you do.

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1/35 Tram Overpass 3 years 8 months ago #18

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Beautiful work Maarten. I'm curious as to how it all starts off. I assume you make the basic shape out of mdf, ply, plastic etc, then take a mould off it, and then make a plaster copy which you then further detail and paint? I'm curious to see how you got it started.

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What Gary & Terry said... Yum !
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Top work as per usual. :cheer:
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Terry wrote: I'm curious to see how you got it started.Cheers,T


Out of 2mm plastic sheet i made the shape of the bridge ,inside the mold i placed a smaller shape of the bridge from styrofoam to lighten the model ,
And poured the plaster in .
(no pictures)
The Arches , bricks/stones and other things :
All made from plastic .... i made rubber molds from them ( All cast in plaster)





The road section:
They came with the Miniart tram kit , made rubber mold from them ,the part with the rails is cast in resin (so i wont chip the rails)
and the sides are plaster copies.





And every thing is glued on with white glue.



Painted and airbrushed with acrylic and the wases are done with oils.






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Top class work Maarten. As G1 said, your stuff is the highest quality, and we're really fortunate to have you share your work with us. Inspirational man :) B)
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Thanks for the explanation of how you built it up Maarten. Makes total sense. I do like the ease of how you make the moulds. Simple puddle of plaster into an open face mould. I must give this technique a try some time.
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I always love it when folk's go back to the basic's and 'true' modelling (no offense or disrespect intended to anyone).
No the question must be asked - do you have a very large display/storage area ? :lol: . Just that we are seeing some sizeable bases being produced and you have to put them somewhere :S .
Brilliant work as to be expected from the base master.
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Hey Maarten, like everyone else I'm blown away by your skills. Thanks for sharing :)
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turtle65 wrote: I always love it when folk's go back to the basic's and 'true' modelling (no offense or disrespect intended to anyone).
No the question must be asked - do you have a very large display/storage area ? .


I still have some space to store/display them ,
But most of them are given to modelers who realy like them (Most do :whistle: ), and on occasion i sell them .
For me the most fun is building.

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The bunker king now makes bridges. They've all said it, this is true modeling, just outstanding.
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oh GAWD that is impressive!! Especially all those bricks on the roading, being different colours - that is awe-inspiring in itself... and then you look at the rest of the base!! Sheesh... just so damn good. Something to aspire to that's for sure!
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From now on i wil be posting al the other work that goes with the Overpass diorama build here in this topic.


This is the Miniart tram ,al the painting is done with acrylic and the weathering with oil paint .

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