Layout Construction – Backscene

The backsene for the layout consists mainly of the walkway between the airport railway station and the south terminal transit building. I started off with an embossed brick styrene sheet and cut it to size.

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Then, using Tamiya flat brown XF-10 paint and a cotton bud, began to weather the brick effect to make it look used and open to the elements.

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I then cut out the top of the walkway using tile sheets from the Evergreen range, giving it a coat of grey primer before spraying it with blue mica from the Tamiya range.

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The finished tiles with a couple of coats of blue mica are ready for installation onto the diorama.

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For the walkway, strips of styrene sheet are used with cuts at 20mm intervals to represent the modular construction of the walkway.

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The brick and tile pattern sheets are stuck to the back of the diorama using Evo-Stick glue.

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Finally, the weathered walkway is added, to give the impression of depth on the background.

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