The diorama will represent any subject involving at least one civilian and a soldier on 1/35 or larger scale, no more than 4 figures total. Historically, any setting past the year 1900 is accepted. The base setting is maximum 6 x 9 inches.
The Rules and Regs
Sounds easy so far, but here's the sting:
- the diorama HAS TO show a clear and visible body of water : fountain, running tap, fire hydrant,
- No more than 30 USD or 30 Euro may be spent on the total diorama.
- Keith will post one last surprise element in a dedicated post in the diorama folder on the eve of the starting date (14 March 2003) : this element also HAS TO BE in the diorama.
DATES: March 15 - May 16 (Midnight).
SCALE: 1:35 or Larger (ie, 1:32 120mm, etc.).
PERIOD: 1900's onward... (ie, WWI, WWII, Korean, Vietnam, Desert Storm,
SIZE LIMITS: Base no larger than 6 x 9 inches (15cm x 23cm).
SCENE: At least one CIVILIAN and one SOLDIER (no more than 4 figures total).
FEATURE: There must be a clear and visible body of water (well, ditch, pond,
PRICE: No more than $30 US may be spent on the total diorama.
Comments / Special Notes:
-No portion of the scene may extend beyond the border of the base.
-Water must be visible - not insinuated... if you have a "well" we want to
see the water!
-Civilian requirement can be in any capacity - as long as the person is
clearly not a soldier
-Soldier can be of any army, rank, or capacity -as long as they are clearly
-5 photos per entry maximum, and limit of one entry per member
-open to any registered member of Armorama.com
-each submission must have a TITLE and accounting of actual itemized COSTS.
-Items which are scratchbuilt must be idenditifed as such.
- Winner will be determined by PEOPLES CHOICE, which will run for 30 days via online POLL
One entry per person, to be constructed during the campaign time. No previously assembled or painted elements are allowed. We shall try to build and paint new figures, and build a water feature showing water. Many members never tried to make water before, and the purpose of this diorama is to discuss the water element and help everyone to make a water feature in a convincing way.
At the Armorama group at MSN will be created an album for the campaign where
all the participants could upload the images taken during the campaign. Use
At the end of the time frame each entrant will send five photos of the
complete dio, to be part of the campaign album and that will prove he had
complete the campaign.