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Who's On Top Now?
brian638
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England - West Midlands, United Kingdom
Joined: July 24, 2004
KitMaker: 308 posts
Armorama: 253 posts
Posted: Tuesday, February 02, 2016 - 03:40 AM UTC
Bill Cross shares a number of images of his diorama - "Who''s on top now?" the Tommies cheekily called out, along with "Behold the bloody master race."



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Thanks!
russamotto
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Utah, United States
Joined: December 14, 2007
KitMaker: 3,233 posts
Armorama: 1,985 posts
Posted: Tuesday, February 02, 2016 - 05:04 AM UTC
Really impressive work on these dioramas, Bill. I love all the extra details and there is so much going on.
jrutman
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Pennsylvania, United States
Joined: April 10, 2011
KitMaker: 7,055 posts
Armorama: 7,049 posts
Posted: Tuesday, February 02, 2016 - 05:21 AM UTC
Wow man,so you saved all this up and posted all at once?! Looks good and between the two dios this was an awful lot of work! You spared no detail!
Very atmospheric shots as well.
J
Ironmike
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California, United States
Joined: March 28, 2006
KitMaker: 287 posts
Armorama: 270 posts
Posted: Tuesday, February 02, 2016 - 05:24 AM UTC
Outstanding diorama. I could study the pics for hours. Superb painting, weathering, background buildings, awesome vehicles. One of the very best dioramas I have seen.
Ironmike
justsendit
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Colorado, United States
Joined: February 24, 2014
KitMaker: 2,719 posts
Armorama: 2,213 posts
Posted: Tuesday, February 02, 2016 - 06:32 AM UTC
I gather from the opening image that it must be tea time. Bloody brilliant work chap! ☕️

It's stuff like this that keeps me logging-in!

ómike
Grauwolf
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Quebec, Canada
Joined: September 14, 2005
KitMaker: 2,201 posts
Armorama: 557 posts
Posted: Tuesday, February 02, 2016 - 09:56 AM UTC
Bill, you have done an excellent job with this diorama!


Joe
Hederstierna
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Nordjylland, Denmark
Joined: January 03, 2008
KitMaker: 1,085 posts
Armorama: 1,001 posts
Posted: Tuesday, February 02, 2016 - 02:46 PM UTC
Bill
Once again an excellent diorama. Normally dioramas' in this size are hard to get "right", but you really nailed it. Everything looks great and the amount of details are staggering. Very well done sir.
Jacob
PS: You must be either a building machine, or you have a herd of locked up slaves to do the job for you
cheyenne
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New Jersey, United States
Joined: January 05, 2005
KitMaker: 1,770 posts
Armorama: 1,398 posts
Posted: Tuesday, February 02, 2016 - 02:55 PM UTC
Of course it's a beautiful dio , ..... he's from N.J.

Bill , excellent work , so much to see and all beautifully rendered .
The eye takes it all in on first glance , then you notice all the details one after another , sweet !!!
bilbobee
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Minnesota, United States
Joined: February 28, 2015
KitMaker: 414 posts
Armorama: 406 posts
Posted: Tuesday, February 02, 2016 - 07:14 PM UTC
J O B W E L L D O N E ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !
bill_c
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New Jersey, United States
Joined: January 09, 2008
KitMaker: 10,113 posts
Armorama: 7,758 posts
Posted: Tuesday, February 02, 2016 - 09:47 PM UTC
Thank you ALL (blushing).

There's nothing, I mean NOTHING (short of things we can't discuss here in a family environment) that beats praise from one's brother and sister modelers.

I HAVE been on a bit of a tear recently, but the purchase of a light box and some photo lamps with cool bulbs allowed me to get the photos right.
jrutman
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Pennsylvania, United States
Joined: April 10, 2011
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Posted: Tuesday, February 02, 2016 - 11:06 PM UTC
Did you get an optivisor yet or are you still too young for that?
J
bill_c
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Posted: Wednesday, February 03, 2016 - 02:10 AM UTC
No optivisor yet, but 3.0 and 4.0 reading glasses.
obg153
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Texas, United States
Joined: April 07, 2009
KitMaker: 877 posts
Armorama: 863 posts
Posted: Wednesday, February 03, 2016 - 06:54 AM UTC
Excellent build and lots of details to pore over! From the desolate and almost lonely abandoned Tiger scene, to this one with lots of activity, really shows a fine level of skill. Thanks for sharing your fine work, Bill.
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New Jersey, United States
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Posted: Wednesday, February 03, 2016 - 10:22 PM UTC
Thank you, Jack, for your kind words.
11Bravo_C2
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Texas, United States
Joined: May 12, 2015
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Armorama: 351 posts
Posted: Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 07:39 PM UTC
Superb!
bill_c
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Posted: Friday, February 19, 2016 - 03:50 AM UTC
Thank you so much, it was fun building it (except for the Firefly tracks).