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PostSubject: A few new things are finished   Sat 15 Oct - 23:20

I have some progress on my Indian diorama and I wanted to post some photos. First I finished the new river bank, I posted the photos of the old bank and the mini one that I was going to try to recreate, well it is finally done. Here is a couple of photos of the new bank, I poured the final layer of water as well so now all that needs to be done is the landscaping up to the sandbanks.
Here is a close up of the rivers edge
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And a wider shot showing the whole bank.
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Here is the opposite bank, with a half dead tree that I just finished. I am not sure I want to keep the tree on the diorama, at least not in this spot.
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These next two photos are of a pair of palms I just made, the first is another fan palm, but I did a much better job on the palm fronds so I am really happy with it.
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This is a Copernicia hospita, it is a tree from Thailand but I really like the shape of the fronds and especially the greyish color.
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PostSubject: Re: A few new things are finished   Sun 16 Oct - 3:01

WOW! Phil that is fantastic! :)

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PostSubject: Re: A few new things are finished   Sun 16 Oct - 6:45

The water edge looks wonderful, so real, Phil. cheers I love that second picture. The new palm trees are beautiful, your attention to detail is amazing on all your plants.

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PostSubject: Re: A few new things are finished   Sun 16 Oct - 10:18

I like the Palm tree!

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PostSubject: Re: A few new things are finished   Sun 16 Oct - 10:25

Wonderful jungle Phil!!! king Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: A few new things are finished   Sun 16 Oct - 10:26

Beautiful cheers cheers

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PostSubject: Re: A few new things are finished   Sun 16 Oct - 10:33

Phantastic!!!! Very wonderful Phil!!! Congratulation!!! cheers cheers cheers cheers cheers cheers

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PostSubject: Re: A few new things are finished   Sun 16 Oct - 10:36

That river bank is so realistic now, it looks like a picture taken from a real place cheers

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PostSubject: Re: A few new things are finished   Sun 16 Oct - 13:10

Wonderful jungle, I love your work Phil, you are a fantastic gardener cheers

All those trees, plants, mud, water and animals, I still need more pics Cool

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PostSubject: Re: A few new things are finished   Sun 16 Oct - 20:10

Very wonderful Phil!!! Congratulation!!! cheers Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: A few new things are finished   Mon 17 Oct - 14:21

Your dioramas look so realistic, I love them !

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PostSubject: Re: A few new things are finished   Wed 19 Oct - 13:25

WOW! I've never seen such beautifill, looks real! Shocked
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PostSubject: Re: A few new things are finished   Wed 19 Oct - 14:39

The water looks fantastic Phil!!! You are real artist! :)

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PostSubject: Re: A few new things are finished   Wed 19 Oct - 15:23

Phil, your work is A-May-Zing.
Who is the animal behind the stand of foliage on the left in the 3rd picture? Do i see a little face peeking out left of the base of the tree in the middle of same photo?

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PostSubject: Re: A few new things are finished   Wed 19 Oct - 15:32

Thank you everyone for your kind words, it has taken me a lot of mistakes and help from real artists to get to this level of work and I have had such a good response from people giving me tips and tutorials so I can get it right.

Mastiffcat, very good of you to spot those guys, the animal on the left is a Noah's Pals muntjak and the other is a bermese python I sculpted, maybe he is hungry for a Noah's Pals muntjak snack Shocked The snake is about 8 inches, so in scale it is about 15 ft, a good size for that species but quite a bit shorter then they get!
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PostSubject: Re: A few new things are finished   Sun 20 Nov - 2:34

Fantastic work Phil, our top-gardener here! cheers

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PostSubject: Re: A few new things are finished   Sun 20 Nov - 20:14

it is breathtaking!!! and the river looks so real!
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PostSubject: Re: A few new things are finished   Sun 20 Nov - 21:50

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it is breathtaking!!! and the river looks so real!

Hi, Netta Very Happy

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