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jbvb
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Posted - 11/17/2013 :  09:07:03 AM  Show Profile  Visit jbvb's Homepage  Reply with Quote
I agree with Bill: nice work, and you did get the slightly blue-green of ivy leaves.


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Ensign
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Posted - 11/29/2013 :  10:44:25 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Thanks for your posts Bill & James!

Hi everyone,I've finally managed to squeeze in some modeling time in,over the last couple of nights.
I've been stripping wallpaper and ripping out, a section of a old plaster wall,to remove old knob & tube wiring.
I then must repair the hole left in my wall,and then paint the whole room.
This room also has a large bookcase that has to be emptied,before I can even move it.
So...I'm going to be at this for awhile!
Anyways...I have installed the exterior lighting on Testard's.
And even painted the upper brick walls with black paint,and used Woodland Scenics dry transfer lettering to make the painted factory signs,on the top there.
I also trained a bit more ivy onto the front wall,as requested.
And even added a few plants in terra cotta pots to the place.
Poor Albert,he's still trying to get into the showroom.
If only he'd turn around, and ask the Doctor in the Police call box for help.






Here is how the sign, on the back wall looks.
The roof on the back wall addition,will just meet with the bottom of this sign.





I'm going to put this whole Magoun Pier project on hold for awhile.
I ordered "Execution Rocks" from Doug at Foscale,and hope to work it into my scene here at Magoun Pier.
With a few name changes,and some modifications,I think it will be grand!
So until that arrives,I'm going to start on a project that I've had on hold for awhile now.
That's my Rail Scale Miniatures "Dome Oil" kit I started 2 threads about this kit,but have not done anything with them yet.
So just for a break,I'm going to work on this smaller project, before Christmas.

Thanks for looking!

Greg Shinnie



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Orionvp17
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Posted - 11/29/2013 :  10:56:45 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Greg,

The front of that building is spectacular! Wow!

The back is coming along as well, but that front just blows me away. I suspect that M. le Professeur de Mathématiques will be pleased, even if the Good Doctor has to wait outside for a bit longer.

Pete
in Michigan



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CN6401
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Posted - 11/29/2013 :  11:00:56 PM  Show Profile  Visit CN6401's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Super job Greg.
I love the way you finished the brick and added the Ivy.
Ralph


Ralph Renzetti
A Touch of Yesterday
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Ensign
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Posted - 11/29/2013 :  11:01:18 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hey Pete,thanks very much!
I promise I will return to work on Magoun Pier right after I finish Dome oil & my living room!

Greg



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Ensign
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Posted - 11/29/2013 :  11:02:38 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
quote:
Originally posted by CN6401

Super job Greg.
I love the way you finished the brick and added the Ivy.
Ralph



Thanks Ralph!

Greg



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JeffB
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Posted - 11/29/2013 :  11:57:25 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Greg, that looks fantastic! I find your modelling an inspiration. Now, if I only had more time . . .
Great to see you back at it. I will be following your Dome Oil build.

Jeff



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maandg
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Posted - 11/30/2013 :  12:02:53 AM  Show Profile  Visit maandg's Homepage  Reply with Quote
WOW!!! I have to say that is the first modeled ivy that I've ever seen that looks truly real. Usually it's just ground foam stuck on a pattern of white glue. Excellent job...I'm most impressed.

Cliff Powers
The Mississippi Alabama & Gulf
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grlakeslogger
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Posted - 11/30/2013 :  01:19:02 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
That all has come together really nicely, Greg!

--Stu--
It's a great day whenever steam heads out into the timber!

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Frederic Testard
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Posted - 11/30/2013 :  03:23:55 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Wonderful building, Greg. I'm almost out of a hectic book writing time. Then I'll have time to design the math tools and have theù cut for you.
The ivy is fantastic, indeed.



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sgtbob
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Posted - 11/30/2013 :  06:52:21 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Greg, WOW !! Boy did that turn out great. It has been looking good through the build but for
some reason it just popped to life in that last photo.



Bob


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Carl B
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Posted - 11/30/2013 :  07:31:21 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Agree with Bob, this one just "blossomed".

The ivy creeping around the corner did the trick.
Guess my past comment about it being "a bit heavy" will die on the vine.



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brownbr
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Posted - 11/30/2013 :  08:01:02 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Love the brickwork and ivy.

Bryan

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Frank Palmer
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Posted - 11/30/2013 :  09:04:45 AM  Show Profile  Visit Frank Palmer's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Greg, very nice piece. The logo protractor and compass is a really nice touch.

But Frederic were you established in 1902?




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chooch41
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Posted - 11/30/2013 :  09:10:57 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Awesome job Greg. Will you be doing build threads on the dome kit and Execution Rocks? Hope so. I have reserved a seat in the front row......... Take care........

Brad



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