Thursday, August 11, 2016
In The Days Of My Youth....
One of the models I built was the B17 and I remember this diorama... Mine NEVER looked that good. I did hang it from the ceiling in my bedroom using fishing line.
After some searching I happened upon this SITE<<
Click on the link and see if you remember seeing those dioramas.. Here is some info from the link:
Throughout the 1970s, Sheperd Paine was commissioned by Monogram to build dioramas of new and re-released kits for what turned out to be an ingenious marketing idea, with his work summed up in a brochure that was packaged with the kits. Timing was everything, with production line demand for a completed diorama coming in only one week from the time Shep began. It was truly a remarkable feat for the mind, skill and speed of Shep to develop what was to become the benchmark for thousands of model builders.
When you are on the PAGE.. click on the pictures to get the full page of TIPS ON BUILDING DIORAMAS for each of the models.
If you want more goodies Google "Shepard Paine" he was a master model maker for sure.