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  1. I am currently in the process of building a 1" scale Video Production Studio. I am hand making everything myself, all the way down to the receptionist desk, server closets and rack-mount computer equipment. Cameras and lights are next, along with green screen and full editing suite. As soon as I am able to post Photos in this forum, I will.
  2. Intro of my project HERE EXTERIOR As I mentioned in my intro, I plan on totally customizing the exterior. I will start by adding a portico style porch over the front door to give the house more depth. Then the whole bottom half of the house will have a stone finish. Photo 1: I love this house! This house was the initial inspiration behind the stone porch so I plan on replicating it on my Glencroft exactly! I can't wait to see how it will turn out. I also plan on finishing the chimney the same way. Plaster and Stone. Photo 2: I researched for days until I came across this stone stencil by Bromley Craft. I thought it looked extremely realistic and seems like it would work well with the tudor details around the rest of the house. Photo 3: Not sure where I saved this from, But this is going to be my reference when painting the stones to look real. Photo 4: This house is located just a few blocks from me and I love the details of the wood and the plaster. The textures seem like they will be a lot of fun (or a nightmare) to create in mini. My plan for this will be to attach all the wood detailing first and then fill in the spaces between the wood with spackle for the plaster. Ive experimented a few times with this over the weekend using popsicle sticks and so far it seems like it works pretty well. (See below photos) Photo 5: For the main living room window, I decided to make one completely from scratch to compliment the stone facade. I liked these medieval/gothic style window casements and decided this heavy stone look with the diamond leaded glass will look great on that specific window. Photo 6 & 7: For my wood & plaster exterior experiment/test, I cut and glued down the wood, then when dry....I sanded till smooth and went over it with a awl to scratch in the wood beam grain. For the plaster I painted the space with wood glue first and before it dried completely, I spread and smoothed the spackle as much as possible into the space. When completely dry, I used a moist rag instead of sandpaper and smoothed the spackle even more while simultaneously cleaning out the spackle from the tiny cracks in the wood. For my actual build, I plan on pre-finishing the wood trim before adding in the spackle so it doesn't stick AS MUCH to the wood and will be easier to clean off. The overall finished look seemed a bit more "Rustic" than what I want so we'll see how I refine this process. My Kit arrives tomorrow so I cant wait to start my Gallery/Blog! Thanks for reading guys! xx
  3. I'm new to this blog so I apologize if this post in the wrong place, but I thought it would be neat for people to have a place that they can post information of new dollhouse artist sites they come across. I've just found a new site called "Dollhouses Galore". I was connected with her on Facebook, and now I see she has started her own site to gallery showcase her work. She has at least 7-8 of her completed houses on it now. Her work is unique, and I came across her when she posted an octagon castle. Wonderful stuff to see! Here's the links directly to my favorites: http://dollhouses-galore.weebly.com/octagon-castle-tower.html http://dollhouses-galore.weebly.com/riverview-mansion.html
  4. I can't get enough of Tom Roberts' room boxes, I've spent HOURS poring every picture on his website. For all you architectural fans, his work is a real treat. Here's the main Index - click on the circles on the left hand side to choose a gallery.
  5. From the album: Some of my Work

    This dollhouse was designed and built by my dad and me. It was for a college Sculpture 1 class project, the students were asked to find a building and make it in miniature. I chose a Jewish synagogue. It has stained glass, and I cut out the star and used woodsies wood sticks to create a design around it. During this project, I found the Greenleaf website and a few other miniatures sites and videos and became addicted to looking at and making miniatures
  6. I found some really good modern architecture in the link below. Maybe one of these can be built from scratch. http://www.archdaily.com/tag/new-zealand/page/2/
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