Diorama Ideas

Pickups started as utility vehicles since then they have come a long way. Current pickups now come with features only found on luxury cars in the past. Pickups are great additions for your diorama, they are versatile, you can load them for a construction diorama or a trip to the hardware store, you can haul [...]

Petroleum, dioramas, diecast, model cars, scale replicas, etc. all go together. This video will give you ideas for your diorama builds, no garage is complete without petroleum accessories. Northwoods Petroleum Museum located in Three Lakes, Wisconsin has a great collection of petroleum items, it’s also free to view the items and donations are greatly appreciated. [...]

Diorama builders can always use more ideas, how about neon signs. D B Collectibles in Antigo, Wisconsin has a large collection of neon, I took pictures for future ideas and for fellow diorama builders. D B Collectibles use to teach students how to create and repair neon signs which is becoming a dying art. With [...]

Diorama Ideas and Plans Building a diorama has a lot of steps but one that is very often overlooked is planning which is one of the most important. Most dioramas that miss the mark are because of poor planning or no planning at all. This is an area where your mock-ups come in, plan what [...]

You can also use your diorama to display your scale vehicle at a contest which will give you the advantage over the people who just display their vehicles sitting on the table. Just remember some contests have size restrictions so keep this in mind if that is the direction you decide to go with your [...]

Most of the example dioramas will be built on a ½” thick piece of good quality plywood cut to a size of 22” deep by 38” wide. For space reasons I use a metal shelving unit on wheels to display some of my dioramas and this size fits nicely on the shelving unit, you will [...]