Textured sheets 4mm to 1/22 scale and card modelling

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Textured sheets 4mm to 1/22 scale and card modelling

Postby johna » Sun Sep 22, 2013 3:05 pm

Folks,
I have found some paper textured sheets that I could use for my latest project. However they are 4mm scale so I would like to know how to resize them to 1/22 gauge please.

Other questions -Brick paper. Best way to hide a join at the corners of each building

What can I use for guttering and down pipes?

John

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Re: Textured sheets 4mm to 1/22 scale and card modelling

Postby Gerry Bullock » Sun Sep 22, 2013 6:28 pm

johna wrote:Folks,

What can I use for guttering and down pipes?

John


Evergreen produce half round section in styrene suitable for the guttering.
Downpipes - use drinking straws; you'll have to cobble the various fixings using styrene or other suitable material.
One of the half scale suppliers of Dolls House accessories supply guttering, can't remember name. :cry:
So little time, so many ideas!!!!! GerryB.
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Postby Simon Andrews » Sun Sep 22, 2013 6:50 pm

Scaling up from 1/76 to 1/22 does not usually give very good results. A better option would be downloading a suitable picture from an online texture web site and rescaling the image yourself.

The easiest way to hide the joins with paper / card buildings is to colour the edge with a felt tip pen.

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Re: Textured sheets 4mm to 1/22 scale and card modelling

Postby Rex Ashton » Mon Sep 23, 2013 9:05 pm

johna wrote:Folks,
I have found some paper textured sheets that I could use for my latest project. However they are 4mm scale so I would like to know how to resize them to 1/22 gauge please.

Other questions -Brick paper. Best way to hide a join at the corners of each building

What can I use for guttering and down pipes?

John


Hi John
Try www.paperbrick.co.uk

Downloadable brick papers in just about any scale you can dream of and absolutely free.

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Postby Geeky Gecko » Fri Sep 27, 2013 8:24 pm

John,
you asked "Best way to hide a join at the corners of each building",
I have used two methods:

1/ I've not tried it with brickpaper, only with card scored with brick patterns, but I chamfer the edges of the card (from the reverse side). With practice and and a sharp blade it is not too tricky. after assembly you can not see the edge of the card.

2/ If you apply the paper to the walls before assembly of the buildings, cut the paper so that it protrudes by the thickness of the card so that covers the card edge when assembled.

For the best effect you need to plan the bond pattern so that it continues around the corner.
Stefan


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