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Dioramas: Warships
Naval dioramas and related subjects
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Vosper MTB-77 1:35
MrJo77
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Lower Austria, Austria
Joined: September 19, 2013
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Posted: Thursday, September 19, 2013 - 07:35 AM UTC
Just built some days ago a diorama with the British Vosper MTB-77 and I do want your feedback.
How do you like it?





TAFFY3
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New York, United States
Joined: January 21, 2008
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Posted: Thursday, September 19, 2013 - 11:55 AM UTC
Nice, clean build, great finish and the seascape came out very good. The boat could use some crew figures and those torpedoes wouldn't be carried like that underway. Unlike its German counterpart, the S-boat, the Vosper didn't carry reloads. Al
sdk10159
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Oregon, United States
Joined: December 08, 2005
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Posted: Thursday, September 19, 2013 - 01:15 PM UTC
Really nice work. Love the water effect.

More pictures, please!
MrJo77
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Lower Austria, Austria
Joined: September 19, 2013
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Posted: Friday, September 20, 2013 - 06:17 AM UTC
Ok, you wanted more pictures, here they are:





I have documented the "making" of this on my webside. Sorry, content is in german, but Pictures do speak any language:
homepage

Looks like I do need a better camera to make better pictures. Sorry of that.
Biggles2
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Quebec, Canada
Joined: January 01, 2004
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Posted: Friday, September 20, 2013 - 10:11 AM UTC
OK, what's your technique for making the water surface texture? It is very good, but there should be more of a V-shaped bow wave travelling outwards from the bow, in addition to the wave along the hullside. Difficult to describe but check pics of any boat or ship travelling at high speeds.