Euro/Arabic Fantasy

Size: 40 x 67cm (15″ x 26″)

Again, the reason for this diorama was another Christmas present, this time an African house. Great, but what to do with it? Well for some strange reason I had taken a liking to the uniforms worn by the Imex American infantry guys from the Mexican/American War but didn’t know what to do with them. I did what any sane person would do, put it off and waited for a better moment.

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Medieval

Size: 72 x 62 cm

My second project was inspired by the trip I planned to take my family on to the U.K. A lot of research was going into the holiday; what to do to see and do and this gave me an idea. I’d do a medieval village! My next consideration was which figures to use and after a quick look on the Plastic Soldier Review site…bingo! Stretlets Medieval Britain and some Roman Civilians.

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Napoleonic

Size: 104 x 30 cm

I started with a base that measured 30×52 cm but as I progressed I found that it was too small. After adding another base alongside it, the diorama spanned 104×30 cm. The idea you start out with isn’t always going to go the way you intend, but that’s part of the fun. The subject, I say now, is not based on any true historical event but is just something from my imagination.

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