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Old 02-02-2010, 06:43 PM   #1
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This is very cool.....

http://www.flickr.com/photos/2479674...th/2346008881/

What started out as an exercise in model building and photography, ended up as a dream-like reconstruction a town. It's not an exact recreation, but it does capture the mood of my memories. And like a dream, many of the buildings show up in different configurations throughout the photos. Or sometimes, the buildings stay put and the backgrounds change. Visually, this is heading towards the realm of ART. NO PHOTOSHOP WAS USED IN THESE PICTURES. IT'S ALL STRAIGHT FROM THE CAMERA. It's the oldest trick in the special effects book: line up a model with an appropriate background and shoot. The buildings are 1/24th scale [ or 1/2 inch equals a foot ]. They are constructed of Gator board, styrene plastic, Sintra [ a light flexible plastic that can be carved, and painted ] plus numerous found objects; such as jewelery pieces, finishing washers and printed material.
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Old 02-02-2010, 07:19 PM   #2
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Very cool is an understatement.
Thank you very much for sharing your art.
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Old 02-02-2010, 07:52 PM   #3
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You are a true artist.... thanks for posting....

Ever work with Lionel?
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Old 02-02-2010, 08:45 PM   #4
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Wow! Have you ever investigated G-gauge model RR? You're well within the right scale at 1/24.
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Old 02-03-2010, 07:24 AM   #5
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AWESOME!!! You are truly gifted and I love your work!!

Thanks for sharing the pics
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So...
Where's the model AIRSTREAM, huh?
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