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Using Volcanic Rock for diorama terrain

One of my absolute favorite things about diorama making is the fact that you can find materials and use them very successfully in a diorama. Yup! I love scrounging around for stuff. And this is a great example of how natural earth materials are great!

John of Hobbies in a Barn shows us how volcanic rock is perfect for battlefield terrain.

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This technique was used for an Iwo Jima diorama

 

John Tells us a little bit about the making of this diorama:

The volcanic "rock" is a feature  and curse of the New Mexico desert, known as crumbled granite, colichi is the bane of ranchers and landscapers alike. It takes on a stain first from my craft type acrylic paint as you see and glues down to the diorama base. The beauty of the stuff is that is it makes perfect rubble, rock and even sand! I'll sell you a ton of it (lol) just to clear a garden!

 

The diorama

 

 

 

The volcanic ash

 

View of the ash and rock

 

The base of the diorama

 

 

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