Author: various authors
Publisher: Kalmbach Publishing Co.
This book is really just a collection of articles from the Model Railroader magazine issues.
|Chapter||Page||Title / Description|
|1||2||Forms and Shells|
|Plaster-gauze scenery, easyshell scenery.|
|Creating rock molds from real rock. Casting a rock wall using plaster and a form made from aluminum foil.|
|Felt grass and weeds. Modeling a bog. Modeling snow. Modeling a slough. Modeling prairie grass using fake fur.|
|4||26||Bushes and Trees|
|Modeling corn using asparagus fern. Creating a fall scene. Creating bushes using poly fiber. Creating large pine trees from artificial Christmas trees. Furnace filter forest. Making large, broad-leaf trees. Making evergreen trees from bumpy chenille. Making flat background trees. Building a zap-texturing machine for foliage and ground cover.|
|How to model water. Modeling water with acrylic gloss medium. Sponge modeling. Modeling rapids, rushing water, and waterfalls.|
|Improved line poles. Making signs for structures. Copying a prototype scene as far as background scenery is concerned. Weathering yards. Detailing sidewalks. Using mirrors. Modeling the desert.|
|Giving depth to printed background structures. Modeling with photo prints. Using photo prints inside buildings. Building flats as background structures. Creating urban scenery.|
|8||95||Backgrounds and Backdrops|
|Using mirrors for backgrounds. Build a backdrop collage. Painting your own backdrop. Using smaller-than-modeled scale buildings in the background. Modeling an industry that isn't there.|