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Peter's Cardboard Layout

Postby Peter » Sun Sep 16, 2007 9:24 pm

Right, so it's only been 9 months since I last posted progress on these things way back on December 29th!

This layout is more a proof of concept. I really wasn't certain if I could build a cardboard layout so I figured to build a small one first and make my mistakes there. This way I can make all new mistakes on the big one :lol:

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Postby Simon Andrews » Sun Sep 16, 2007 11:08 pm

Hi Peter,
Looks like its coming along nicely :D Any chance of a view from the other side of the building :?:

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Postby michael » Mon Sep 17, 2007 4:49 am

This way I can make all new mistakes on the big one


Great spirit Peter, The important thing is that you are working on it and there is no telling what will transpire from your work. Looking forward to the final results.
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Postby Steve Bennett » Mon Sep 17, 2007 10:06 am

Looking good Peter, that shot against the sky is very atmospheric, just needs a train parked there to make the scene. The building has great character, I can just imagine that on one of the islands off the coast of Scotland.
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Postby Peter » Mon Sep 17, 2007 11:23 am

Simon Andrews wrote:Hi Peter,
Looks like its coming along nicely :D Any chance of a view from the other side of the building :?:

Just as soon as the sun comes up :)
...that shot against the sky is very atmospheric, just needs a train parked there to make the scene.

That would be a bit difficult since the close up was taken with the layout resting on my chin, almost totally vertical from the ground. There aren't many spots to shoot wide open spaces from the roof of my home.
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Postby Peter » Sun Nov 18, 2007 11:59 pm

Looks like we're coming down to the wire on the cardboard layouts!
The layout was shown on Friday twice, first at my job (but I forgot my camera :( ) and then again that evening at the local train club meeting.

Unfortunately, it looked in focus on the camera but really wasn't :cry:
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Postby michael » Mon Nov 19, 2007 5:36 am

Peter the layout is looking good great textures on the little biulding, I also like the overgrown look of the track.
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Postby Steve Bennett » Mon Nov 19, 2007 12:13 pm

Very neat Peter.
Is there a turnout or sector plate behind the building :?:
I do like your minimalist approach :) A little plaything to occupy a bit of time when the mood takes you, then just put back on the shelf until next time :)
Probably sounds a bit weird, but great therapy if the enjoyment I get from mine is anything to go by.
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Postby Peter » Mon Nov 19, 2007 2:47 pm

Is there a turnout or sector plate behind the building

There's a little cardboard sector plate hiding behind (a slightly within) the cottage.
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Postby Steve Bennett » Mon Nov 19, 2007 3:24 pm

Peter wrote:There's a little cardboard sector plate hiding behind (a slightly within) the cottage.


Thought that may be the case, the view through the window wasnt quite good enough to say for sure :) .
Whilst talking about the window, I wonder if a piece of card behind it to block the view might be worth adding, or do you also operate from the front(?) and use the window to view the sector plate :?: . Just an idea :wink: .
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Postby Peter » Mon Nov 19, 2007 3:42 pm

Steve, I did plan on installing a window shade in that particular window (and a real window too at that, not the coffee stirrers inserted as a placeholder for that meeting) but I had too much fun operating from the front so that project is now on the back burner. :D
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Postby Gerry Bullock » Mon Nov 19, 2007 4:48 pm

I find it strange that everyone seems to be able to see detail on Peter's picture whereas I can see none. Until that is I edited it and now realise significance of comments :?
I like it now I can see the point :wink: plus the Loco and wagon.
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Postby andrew milner » Mon Nov 19, 2007 7:05 pm

Nice stonework Peter 8)

Gerry, have you got the brightness turned up on your PC? :D
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Postby Willow Creek Traction » Mon Nov 19, 2007 7:06 pm

Andrew Milner wrote:Nice stonework Peter 8)

Gerry, have you got the brightness turned up on your PC? :D


I'm not Gerry, but it seems to be my PC as well, which is turned up to counter brightness from southern windows.
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Postby Gerry Bullock » Mon Nov 19, 2007 7:16 pm

Andrew Milner wrote:Nice stonework Peter 8)

Gerry, have you got the brightness turned up on your PC? :D


Now he tells me :oops: been in the dark before as well, victim of "Mushroom Management" :wink: :lol: :lol:
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Postby andrew milner » Mon Nov 19, 2007 7:22 pm

Gerry Bullock wrote:
Andrew Milner wrote:Nice stonework Peter 8)

Gerry, have you got the brightness turned up on your PC? :D


Now he tells me :oops: been in the dark before as well, victim of "Mushroom Management" :wink: :lol: :lol:


:D :D :D
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