Adding Diorama Effects

  • Far left picture shows the tree branches of the Megatherium kit after being primed and heat shaped to support scale foliage. Picture also shows wire to be inserted into drilled holes on the limbs to provide extra support for the scale foliage.
  • Middle picture shows the trees assembled and glued into place prior to painting and scale foliage attachment. Picture also shows the added wire covered with putty and textured to blend in with the tree branches.
  • Far right picture shows the scale model foliage being placed and worked in a natural looking position before permanently adhered with white glue or rubber cement. Foliage should be sprayed with a fixative or sealer after desired look is achieved.