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So here we have a few shots of the finished product.
Mainly, after the foam was shaped and filled in, we color the base with and
earth colored latex paint. Then while the paint is still wet, we shake on a
good earth colored ground foam. I have found the products from Scenic
Express to be superior in both application as well as color. Then you just
scenic the module as you would your own layout. It has been a long time
since I did this so I am not familiar with the exact lineage of events in
building this module, and I have no more good stages photos so again, I will
leave you with the finished product
June 10th, Day of the Show
That is a Chooch Depot and instead of building it
complete with the corrugated roof, for time, I built the platform "Under
And yes, there is no bridge there, picky picky picky. I
have to tweak and finish the module before it next showing.
My wife and daughters now FAMOUS cornfield below. I
swear, they think they are stars now or something. I mean, you give them a
picture in a magazine and suddenly I have to make appointments with their
agents to see them.
They really had a great time building this cornfield, it is the Busch
cornrows kit, and instead of doing it the easy way like the instructions
state, they planted each and every stalk individually. Cutting each corn
stalk, grabbing it with tweezers and stabbing it in the ground. I could have
planted a real farm and had a harvest faster than them. Oh and they hand
painted each tassel and ear by hand.