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Re: Random Diorama Ideas
« Reply #25 on: April 19, 2020, 01:52:24 PM »
Another random idea:



What is in your opinion the plane?

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Re: Random Diorama Ideas
« Reply #26 on: April 20, 2020, 02:45:12 AM »
If you were to go by the shape of the cockpit windows, the 737 is probably closest:



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Re: Random Diorama Ideas
« Reply #27 on: April 20, 2020, 03:42:37 AM »
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Re: Random Diorama Ideas
« Reply #28 on: April 21, 2020, 10:27:33 PM »
Another shadow box forced perspective potential - 1/35th PBR and 1/144th B52 tail.

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Re: Random Diorama Ideas
« Reply #29 on: April 22, 2020, 04:30:23 AM »
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Re: Random Diorama Ideas
« Reply #30 on: April 22, 2020, 05:20:12 AM »
I thought ^THAT^ image was already a diorama or photoshop, but it dates from 2015 when the Russian army went to Shumshu island, the most northern of the Kuril Islands. They were looking for the remains of Russian and Japanese soldiers from WWII. Lots of rusty old war remains

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Re: Random Diorama Ideas
« Reply #31 on: April 22, 2020, 09:08:33 AM »
Might be.
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Re: Random Diorama Ideas
« Reply #32 on: April 22, 2020, 10:31:17 PM »
<...> Shumshu island <...> Lots of rusty old war remains

The image search for Shumshu looks like one giant "random diorama ideas" gallery.  :icon_surprised:

Rusty tank + whale skeleton in one dio? Would have people guessing. Could either be real world, with the two things unrelated and just by coincidence in the same area. Could be a fantasy setting with people having fought giant monsters. Recently saw a build in a modelling magazine ("Damaged", issue ??? 5? 6?) that had a small excavator in 1/32 with the skeleton of a "giant" (actually 1/6 human skeleton).

EDIT: It was issue 6 of "Damaged Magazine".

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Can recommend "Damaged". Mostly off the beaten path as far as modelling magazines go. Lots of abandoned stuff, figures, dioramas, sci-fi and fantasy,  kitbashes, civilian things, steampunk stuff.....
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Re: Random Diorama Ideas
« Reply #33 on: April 24, 2020, 03:08:19 AM »


I've actually got a clear plastic vacuum formed parasol from a hot rod car kit floating around....

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Re: Random Diorama Ideas
« Reply #34 on: April 24, 2020, 03:11:47 AM »
Could be a fantasy setting with people having fought giant monsters. 


Ever hear of Socotra, an island in the Indian Ocean?  http://socotra.info/%D1%82-34-on-socotra.html#.XqHoVshKjIW

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Re: Random Diorama Ideas
« Reply #35 on: April 24, 2020, 03:37:37 AM »


I've actually got a clear plastic vacuum formed parasol from a hot rod car kit floating around....

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Re: Random Diorama Ideas
« Reply #36 on: April 24, 2020, 03:37:57 AM »
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Re: Random Diorama Ideas
« Reply #37 on: April 24, 2020, 05:44:13 AM »
You know you're in a rough neighbourhood when they nick the tracks off your tank and put it on bricks.  C:-)

Could be a fantasy setting with people having fought giant monsters. 


Ever hear of Socotra, an island in the Indian Ocean?  http://socotra.info/%D1%82-34-on-socotra.html#.XqHoVshKjIW


I have, actually. I remember a programme on TV about this island off the Horn of Africa that has this totally weird, almost alien fauna. Bleeding tress and stuff like that. They must have skipped the part about the T-34s and the monsters, though.  ;D
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Re: Random Diorama Ideas
« Reply #38 on: April 24, 2020, 05:59:40 AM »
I have, actually. I remember a programme on TV about this island off the Horn of Africa that has this totally weird, almost alien fauna. Bleeding tress and stuff like that. They must have skipped the part about the T-34s and the monsters, though.  ;D
Sure that was not Madagascar?  There are a lot of strange looking flora and fauna on that island.
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Re: Random Diorama Ideas
« Reply #39 on: April 24, 2020, 06:49:56 AM »
Nope. Not only does Socotra have a tree that bleeds, it bleeds dragon blood

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Re: Random Diorama Ideas
« Reply #40 on: April 24, 2020, 06:51:40 AM »
Sure that was not Madagascar? <...>
Pretty sure, yes, because they also said the island now belonged to Yemen, while actually closer to Somalia.

The German wikipedia article on Socotra (LINK!) claims the Soviets based "two squadrons of Sukhoi fighter-bombers" there in the 1980s. Source is a DER SPIEGEL article, which talks about "Suchoi-28" bombers. Su-28 is assigned to an unarmed version of the Su-25 Frogfoot fighter-bomber.

Obscure islands with strange fauna, abandoned military hardware, people fighting giant monsters..... shades of King Kong and The Land That Time Forgot, huh?  8)
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Re: Random Diorama Ideas
« Reply #41 on: April 25, 2020, 02:18:01 AM »
You know you're in a rough neighbourhood when they nick the tracks off your tank and put it on bricks.  C:-)


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Re: Random Diorama Ideas
« Reply #42 on: April 25, 2020, 09:48:50 AM »
You know you're in a rough neighbourhood when they nick the tracks off your tank and put it on bricks.  C:-)

Hmm, sounds like parts of South-Central LA and neighboring areas.

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Re: Random Diorama Ideas
« Reply #43 on: April 25, 2020, 11:13:59 PM »

Obscure islands with strange fauna, abandoned military hardware, people fighting giant monsters..... shades of King Kong and The Land That Time Forgot, huh?  8)

Or places on this Earth where the onion skin of the multi-verse is worn threadbare. 

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Re: Random Diorama Ideas
« Reply #44 on: April 27, 2020, 03:16:13 AM »
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Re: Random Diorama Ideas
« Reply #45 on: April 28, 2020, 04:08:26 AM »
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Re: Random Diorama Ideas
« Reply #46 on: April 29, 2020, 04:00:53 AM »
Another pair of Stuka ideas:





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Re: Random Diorama Ideas
« Reply #47 on: May 03, 2020, 04:33:12 AM »
This one would take some effort but would look cool if done well:

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Re: Random Diorama Ideas
« Reply #48 on: May 31, 2020, 02:01:58 AM »
A couple that could be used to inspire a diorama:





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Re: Random Diorama Ideas
« Reply #49 on: May 31, 2020, 02:10:21 AM »
A U.S. Coast Guardsman, clad in a silk kimono and twirling a parasol, looks down the sights of a Japanese Type-92 heavy machine gun, Saipan, 1944.