Archive for August, 2015
Forty-two down, eighteen to go.
This line-up is due to steady, methodical work at the Missenden Summer School, combined with a little experimentation. I’ve tried to introduce that all-important recession by choice of colour, size and structure.
I did chicken out of airbrushing the trees behind the up line to tone them down. It’s not a job I want to rush, and I need more practice in the technique. Instead, I’ll place the trees on the layout, and possibly add grass, before trying a holistic approach.Read Full Post | Make a Comment ( 4 so far )
Twenty-nine trees are now in situ, with another seven in progress. Most are planted into plug-in modules (see “Plug-in Tree Modules” in “Project Progress”), for ease of construction and grouping. Others are standalone, such as this sycamore on the right between Station Cottage and the road, contributing to a quiet highland scene between trains.
Talking of which, it’s about time I photographed some trains!Read Full Post | Make a Comment ( 2 so far )