Birmingham New Street and Brettell Road in P4

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Re: Birmingham New Street and Brettell Road in P4

Postby carnehan » Tue Apr 10, 2018 6:36 pm

The kettle is on...

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Re: Birmingham New Street and Brettell Road in P4

Postby luckymucklebackit » Tue Apr 10, 2018 7:11 pm

I just cannot get over the amount of detail in each shot, the one that gets me is the base of the chimney stack, with each of those bolts picked out, absolutely incredible, can you explain how that was done please.

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Re: Birmingham New Street and Brettell Road in P4

Postby Jim S-W » Wed Apr 11, 2018 3:07 pm

I’m a bit lost, what do you mean?

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Re: Birmingham New Street and Brettell Road in P4

Postby TimberSurf » Wed Apr 11, 2018 4:13 pm

I think he means the decorative corbelling below the lowest octagonal of the chimney. I was also impressed but assume it is a kit and not scratch built, this one I assume?
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Re: Birmingham New Street and Brettell Road in P4

Postby luckymucklebackit » Wed Apr 11, 2018 8:43 pm

AH! that's the one - I assumed it had been scratch built

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Re: Birmingham New Street and Brettell Road in P4

Postby Dad-1 » Wed Apr 11, 2018 9:06 pm

Absolutely stunning as usual Jim - I can almost hear the gentle rain falling !!
(Oh it probably is)

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Re: Birmingham New Street and Brettell Road in P4

Postby Jim S-W » Wed Apr 11, 2018 10:51 pm

luckymucklebackit wrote:AH! that's the one - I assumed it had been scratch built

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Nope, just repainted Bachmann as has been mentioned.

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Re: Birmingham New Street and Brettell Road in P4

Postby Peterm » Thu Apr 12, 2018 12:32 am

Very nice. I love that lorry, is it an AEC or Maudslay? and where'd ya geddit. I'd love to buy one like it.
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Re: Birmingham New Street and Brettell Road in P4

Postby Eastern » Thu Apr 12, 2018 2:43 am

I am not sure which superlative to use, suffice to say that I am always in awe at the standard of detail as well as the artistic thought that goes into such a high level of modelling. I am not sure if it has been asked but what kind of lighting do you use when taking the daylight pictures? Any tips to share? :)
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Re: Birmingham New Street and Brettell Road in P4

Postby Jim S-W » Thu Apr 12, 2018 8:32 am

Peterm wrote:Very nice. I love that lorry, is it an AEC or Maudslay? and where'd ya geddit. I'd love to buy one like it.


It’s an AEC Matador. It’s a base toys model with new wheels from road transport images.

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Re: Birmingham New Street and Brettell Road in P4

Postby Jim S-W » Thu Apr 12, 2018 8:34 am

Eastern wrote:I am not sure if it has been asked but what kind of lighting do you use when taking the daylight pictures? Any tips to share? :)


If I want hard shadows then I use a normal desk spotlight. If I want more even overcast light then I just rely on the fluorescent tubes in the shed.

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Re: Birmingham New Street and Brettell Road in P4

Postby RailwayRobbo » Thu Apr 12, 2018 10:23 am

Excellent pictures as usual Jim.
So much detail and atmosphere in them.

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Re: Birmingham New Street and Brettell Road in P4

Postby Peterm » Thu Apr 12, 2018 11:03 pm

Jim S-W wrote:
Peterm wrote:Very nice. I love that lorry, is it an AEC or Maudslay? and where'd ya geddit. I'd love to buy one like it.


It’s an AEC Matador. It’s a base toys model with new wheels from road transport images.

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Thanks Jim. You've made it look really good with the headlights, I might do the same when I get my hands on one.
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Re: Birmingham New Street and Brettell Road in P4

Postby Jim S-W » Fri May 25, 2018 3:06 pm

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The point of the above picture is nothing more than the drainpipe. Yeah so what? you are no doubt thinking, we've seen this stuff before! Well you would be right but modelling this sort of stuff is now a lot easier thanks to some useful bits from Alan at Modelu. See https://www.modelu3d.co.uk/product-cate ... -fittings/
I still need to add the actual gutters yet.
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Speaking of Modelu a couple of Alan's figures discuss the latest delivery of real ale to the pub. The chaps umbrella is actually a parasol intended for Z gauge. The lights and indicator on the lorry do work as can be seen in this little video of a wander around the layout.
https://www.youtube.com/embed/LfekBjT5nQg
For those who like to see things, here's a daylight version too!
https://www.youtube.com/embed/DRAkiR4orTU

Finally a couple of images starting with Brettell road trying to impersonate a small depot somewhere!
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Re: Birmingham New Street and Brettell Road in P4

Postby Dad-1 » Fri May 25, 2018 10:10 pm

Absolutely super modelling again Jim.
Thanks for sharing

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