Realistic Water & Water Effects – Model Scenery | Woodland Scenics

Learn more at WoodlandScenics.com Modeling realistic water – Watch Matt and Trevor as they show you how to model realistic water features on your layout. Items Mentioned In This Video Water Undercoat, Realistic Water, Water Effects, Talus, Woodland Classics, and Earth Colors Liquid Pigments. Other Items Used: ReadyGrass, Field Grass, Bushes, Lichen, Dead Fall, and Fine Turf.
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Pump house, wellhead, water and oil tanks alongside the track; On SD&AE; Dos Cabezas, San Diego County, CA; December 1977

Pump house, wellhead, water and oil tanks alongside the track; On SD&AE; Dos Cabezas, San Diego County, CA; December 1977
model railroads
Image by San Diego Model Railroad Museum
Description: Pump house, wellhead, water and oil tanks alongside the track; On SD&AE; Dos Cabezas, San Diego County, CA; December 1977
Copyright: Brenda M. Bailey
Object ID: BMBSlides_03010
Repository: San Diego Model Railroad Museum Library

Pump house, wellhead, water and oil tanks alongside the track; On SD&AE; Dos Cabezas, San Diego County, CA; December 1977

Pump house, wellhead, water and oil tanks alongside the track; On SD&AE; Dos Cabezas, San Diego County, CA; December 1977
model railroads
Image by San Diego Model Railroad Museum
Description: Pump house, wellhead, water and oil tanks alongside the track; On SD&AE; Dos Cabezas, San Diego County, CA; December 1977
Copyright: Brenda M. Bailey
Object ID: BMBSlides_03013
Repository: San Diego Model Railroad Museum Library

I’m building a 1/35 scale diorama of a navy Patrol Boat River.How do i make the water effect of a river.?

Question by goat4567: I’m building a 1/35 scale diorama of a navy Patrol Boat River.How do i make the water effect of a river.?
I need to make the river effect for the diorama all the stuff I see is for model railroads and its not the right stuff.

Best answer:

Answer by pizzmanthegod
hobby stores have a 2 part clear epoxy used for model railroad diaramas it can be molded and dries with no bubbles

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MR scenery how-to: Create water with realistic waves for your model railroad

In this exclusive how-to scenery video from Model Railroader magazine, MR managing editor David Popp shows you a simple, proven technique for adding realistic waves to poured resin model water. David uses Woodland Scenics Water Effects to create his waves. The river is on the Model Railroader HO scale club layout, the Milwaukee, Racine & Troy, but David’s method would work on N, O, S, or even Z scale layouts as well. For more Expert Tips Videos, visit www.modelrailroader.com and click the video link at the top of the page

Is there an alternative for water on model railroad layouts?

Question by AJ: Is there an alternative for water on model railroad layouts?
I have a bridge that has nothing that goes under and need to add a small creek that goes through it. And I don’t really have the money to get the Woodland Scenics water right now. I just want to know of an inexpensive way to make a creek/river that looks realistic. Thanks, AJ.

Best answer:

Answer by StevenQ
Try a bottle of Future floor wax. It’s 100% clear acrylic. You can dab it into the creekbed with a brush and it cleans up with Windex. Add more layers as needed, and very inexpensive. I use it as a clear sealer on my models before applying decals. If it dulls over time you can just add another coat.

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