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Woodland Scenics terrain materials

Woodland Scenics Makes the best terrain materials. They range from very fine for turf and grass to very thick materials for bushes and trees.

This has been the standard for decades and it works very well for dioramas and for model railroads.

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Note from Will: I love this terrain material and use it all the time for various project and in particular for my dioramas. Amazon.com has a whole lot of Woodland Scenics stuff: More Woodland Scenics Materials Here

 

Turf and Textures

Woodland Scenics Turf

Fine Turf Shaker, Green Grass

Comes in Shaker. Ads texture and highlights to trees and scenery. Available in six realistic colors, which model fresh, scorched and dying grasses, weeds and dirt roads. This is perfect for laying out grass on your diorama or terrain. You just brush or spray white glue onto the surface and sprinkle this on. This container holds a lot of material so you will get a lot of terrain coverage out of it.

Turf Shaker

Blended Turf Shaker, Earth

Comes in Shaker. Ads texture and highlights to trees and scenery. Available in six realistic colors, which model fresh, scorched and dying grasses, weeds and dirt roads. This is great for making grassy/dirt areas

Medium Green Grass flocking

Static Grass Flock, Medium Green

This has more texture and bulk than the turf.

Static Grass Flock is a fiber product that models grass or weeds on any layout. It is available in six colors and can be used alone, or with Fine Turf. Place under trees or along ditches. It can also be used as forest litter.

Bushes

Bushes, Light Green

Models medium-to-large ground cover. It is great for landscaping hillsides. Create shrubs, bushes and trees with five colors and a fall mix.

You can glue these small pieces to terrain to make bushes and rough terrain, or do it in groups to form areas of bush and brush.

Tree Kit

Deciduous Tree Kit, Small (36)

You make small trees with this kit. Comes with plastic armatures and flockage material that you glue to the armatures. Also has bases for the trees.

Mini Trees

Value Trees, Green Mix 3-5" (14)

These trees are already made for you.

No assembly required! These ready-to-plant trees lend authenticity to any layout or diorama. Natural colors and realistic texture simulate nature and blend with other Woodland Scenics landscaping products. For ultimate realism, plant trees in clusters and intermix foliage colors. For more detail, spray with Scenic Cement (WOOS191) and highlight with Fine Turf in lighter or darker shades. Attach to layout with Hob-e-Tac (WOOS195) or Scenic Glue (WOOS190).

Realistic Water

Realistic Water, 16 fl oz

Perfect for making lakes, ponds and waterways. This stuff is the easiest to use. It takes overnight to dry and you will probably need to do several layers depending on how deep you want your water to be.

Field Grass

Field Grass, Light Green

This is perfect for making stalks and clumps of grass. It really looks good and adds realism. I have a tutorial on how to use this here: Make Tufts of Grass

 

Rock Mold

Rock Mold, BouldersThis is a rubber mold. You cast plaster or hydrocal into it and it makes rocks for your terrain. They have a lot of different shapes and sizes of these molds.

 

Snow

Soft Flake Snow Shaker

This is what you use to make snow on your terrain.

 

HO Grand Valley Layout Kit

HO Grand Valley Layout Kit

Grand Valley includes all the SubTerrain, Terrain and Landscaping items you will need to build this huge 4x8-foot layout. Use Risers and Inclines to create hills, mountains and low-lying areas on your layout. Use Foam Sheets to make flat, elevated areas for towns and buildings. Cover with Plaster Cloth for a hard terrain covering. Then make and install rocks and add tunnel portals and culverts. Landscape with a wide variety of ground cover, trees, accent details and other scenery products for a great layout. When completed, our layout kits are so lightweight and sturdy that you don't need plywood or any other structure underneath to support them, but they can be set on our Square Module Kit Stands. Because they are so lightweight (lighter than the box they come in), they easily can be moved anywhere.

 

Woodland Scenics 5122

Woodland Scenics 5122

ReadyGrass Mats are high-quality grass mats that are great to use as is or mounted on plywood. They can be used for model railroading, school projects, arts and crafts, gaming, military dioramas, architectural models, collectible houses, slot cars and much more. With these unique mats you can form mountains, valleys and create water areas. You can also add roads, sidewalks and parking lots

 

Scene-A-Rama Green Grass

Scene-A-Rama Green Grass Ready Sheet, 10.75x16.25

Use Green Grass to create early summer or wet climate grasses, or as a neat, flat surface for a display. Includes one sheet.

 

Landscape kit

Landscape Kit

This kit includes everything needed (various foliage, bushes, shrubs and adhesive) to enhance a 4x8-foot area. Bring your layout to life by adding additional scenery. Add paths, different colors of turf and highlights.

 

Woodland Scenics Rolled Grass

Rolled Grass is an excellent and easy way to do terrain on your diorama or railroad. You just roll it out, cut it and glue it in place. Woodland Scenics carries a variety of sizes and colors.

Woodland Scenics 5122

Woodland Scenics 5122

ReadyGrass Mats are high-quality grass mats that are great to use as is or mounted on plywood. They can be used for model railroading, school projects, arts and crafts, gaming, military dioramas, architectural models, collectible houses, slot cars and much more. With these unique mats you can form mountains, valleys and create water areas. You can also add roads, sidewalks and parking lots.

 

Scene-A-Rama Green Grass

Scene-A-Rama Green Grass Ready Sheet, 10.75x16.25

Use Green Grass to create early summer or wet climate grasses, or as a neat, flat surface for a display. Includes one sheet.

 

Woodland Scenics Grass Mat

Woodland Scenics Grass Mat 33

  • Removable turf - make roads, sidewalks and parking lots
  • Moldable - create mountains, valleys and water areas
  • Non-shedding
  • Reusable - roll up, store and use again
  • Tear resistant for extended use

 

Grass mat forest color

Grass Mat Forest Color 50

 


Will's Book

How to Make Fantasy and Medieval Dioramas

This books shows you how to make fantasy and medieval dioramas using many commonly available tools and materials. There are over 100 pictures and illustrations showing you how to make great dioramas in fantasy and medieval styles. Chapters include basics, water effects, terrain tips and special effects like electricity and small motors. Tutorials include how to use foam, plaster of paris and paper mache to make great looking dioramas.