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Somewhere in the Pacific

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Basilios Giehos shares a short build story of one of his latest South Pacific WWII dioramas. The tropical diorama was a commission piece with the challenge of combining three models with hydroplane activity in an island somewhere in the Pacific during the Second World War.

Two of the ship models are from Pit Road (IJN Teruzuki and IJN Akitsusima) The models was upgraded using the excellent set from Gold Metal Models for IJN navy tenders and various sets from PitRoad. The IJN Akashi is a resin kit from Naval Works and it was a basic kit without masts, armament and a lot more details witch I had to add to kit. Also I had to improve the kit in at several points and engrave some details like port holes. The models were painted using acrylics from Vallejo and weathering materials from AK Interactive and AMMO by Mig Jimenez. For the small island I use vegetation and palm trees from 4D modelshop. It was the second time that I used their products and I can say that the quality of them is excellent! The tropical huts are scratch build and I use plastic sheet and pieces from wooden decks. The figures are from North Star Models. I hope you like it!!
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About the Author

About BASILIOS GIEHOS (mikrokosmos)
FROM: KAVALA, GREECE / Ελλάδα


Comments

Basilios, what a wonderful job! Everything looks great. Jesse
AUG 28, 2017 - 01:31 AM
Just a Fantastic job. Love the bay, looks real!
AUG 28, 2017 - 06:52 AM
Very cool dio. And amazing at such a tiny scale!!
SEP 01, 2017 - 04:46 AM
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