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Fallen Armor 'Junkyard' Diorama - now called boneyard


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I thought I'd put together a small dio that somewhat depicts vehicles fallen to IED's or heavy attacks which left them totally destroyed and unusable. I had seen quite a few pics of badly damaged vehicles, beyond repairs, just put into a heap or collected together and placed into a 'Junkyard' type for damaged vehicles. So this is my loose representation of such yards during the Iraqi War...

 

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That is some really excellent work. Love the blown sand.

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Had a change of heart and decided to end the Gun truck, I was working on seprately, life and add it to the Fallen Armor dio. Even added a dog as this was also common in these yards.

 

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Thanks but now i have completely changed the size of the dio...

 

boneYard is the name of this one. ... Second and final version of the 'Fallen Armor' dio I've been working on. I decided to scrap the older version due to it's size. I decided I wanted something more compact. So here it is. Nothing new except the container has been repainted and chipped. Altered some parts on the vehicles and added some stuff but otherwise, the theme is the same. The name has also been changed to what it was meant to be called in the first place.

 

 

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WOW! That sure is an incrediable diorama, really enjoy all the little details.

 

-Steven

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A GREAT diorama! Wonderful techniques everywhere from ground cover to rust, to the ripped down poster on the truck. If you have no objection, I do have one SMALL constructive criticism. It seems unusual that I don't see one blade of grass or weeds growing around anything. I have been to a lot of salvage yards, and even the most pristine still have weeds around.

 

Just an observation FWIW. Sorry about the nit pick.

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A GREAT diorama! Wonderful techniques everywhere from ground cover to rust, to the ripped down poster on the truck. If you have no objection, I do have one SMALL constructive criticism. It seems unusual that I don't see one blade of grass or weeds growing around anything. I have been to a lot of salvage yards, and even the most pristine still have weeds around.

 

Just an observation FWIW. Sorry about the nit pick.

 

Nothing wrong with constructive criticism. :) Thank you for the tip. But unfortunately this dio is no more.

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A GREAT diorama! Wonderful techniques everywhere from ground cover to rust, to the ripped down poster on the truck. If you have no objection, I do have one SMALL constructive criticism. It seems unusual that I don't see one blade of grass or weeds growing around anything. I have been to a lot of salvage yards, and even the most pristine still have weeds around.

 

Just an observation FWIW. Sorry about the nit pick.

 

Nothing wrong with constructive criticism. :) Thank you for the tip. But unfortunately this dio is no more.

 

I would like to say thanks for pointing this out, I never would of thought of that. The information, will be of great help, for my future dioramas. Just hope one day, my talents are has good as the OP.

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