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Medieval Dioramas

Here are the dioramas on my website that have some kind of a medieval theme. They vary in scope and size. The largest is eight feet long and the smallest fits inside a light bulb.

A Templar and his Squire

This is a beautiful diorama that is simply laid out and designed. And, Luis uses some really clever techniques for making it -including using paper and glue for the ground work then sprinkling on charcoal and bits of wood. It's brilliant. You can improvise materials to make very realistic dioramas. Check it out here: A Templar and his Squire


A dungeon diorama

Make a Dungeon Diorama with 3d Printed Miniatures

I show you some great techniques for making a dungeon diorama which is also good for table top gaming. I also have some 3d printed minatures in this diorama. Make a Dungeon Diorama


Storm The Castle Diorama

Storm The Castle Diorama (Besieged)

The Storm The Castle Diorama is coming along nicely and the besieged castle is taking shape. This is a massive eight foot diorama. Check it out and learn how to make something like this right here. I have been working on it for a year!


Castle Diorama

A Castle Diorama

Charles uses his brick making skills to make a castle diorama.. You can check that out here. The Castle diorama


Medieval Ruins

The Medieval Ruins

This is a terrific little diorama made just about all out of foam. Brian shows us pics and tells us some of his techniques for making the medieval ruins diorama..


The Battle of Grunwald

The Battle of Grunwald

I love everything medieval and I love everything diorama. So, you can imagine how crazy I am about this medieval diorama. It is the Battle of Grunwald


The Medieval Village

The Medieval Village

I build a complete medieval village. This is an extensive project. And it is automated in that the buildings have lights and the water wheel for the mill really turns. Fun medieval project.


Dungeon Tiles

How to make Dungeon Terrain Tile

This is some spectacular terrain that looks great. And it is just styrofoam and two colors of paint. I show you how to make terrific terrain tiles like this for dioramas or tabletop gaming. How to make dungeon tiles


Castle inside a lightbulb diorama
This is a creative little diorama that has a castle and a dragon right inside the lightbulb. I also show you how to add a tiny light to the tower of the castle and the easy way to hollow out the light bulb. Lightbulb Diorama


Shoebox Diorama of a knight and dragon-

See the tutorial on how to make this nice diorama of a knight battling a dragon. The dragon is suspended in mid-air. One of the unique things about this diorama is that the shoebox is in the vertical position. This tutorial has everything you need including all the art work that you can print and color. A fun project.
ShoeBox diorama of knight and dragon battle


Medieval Castle Diorama

A Video of my six foot Medieval Castle Diorama - This video shows my diorama which has a working waterfall and lights in both the castle and the evil mountain. Medieval Castle Diorama Video


Castle Siege Diorama Project

This is a terrific diorama project built and submitted by a web visitor (Krzysztof O.) My thanks to him for sending us these terrific pictures. The project includes a big castle with a main gate, a battering ram, a trebuchet and a mantlet. You can see pictures of this project here: The Castle Siege Diorama


Geode Diorama

Make a Diorama inside a Geode

A Geode is a rock that is hollow inside. I show you how to make the hollow rock then how to put a little diorama inside it. I create a scene from the animated film "Tangled" It is Rapunzel's Tower. Make a Diorama inside a geode



Will's Book on Diorama Making

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.


Medieval Miniatures

Amazon has a great selection of Miniature figures from various medieval armies and time periods.

Medieval Peasant Army

1/72 Scale Medieval Peasant Army

Kit contains (42) soft plastic figures in 12 action poses, armed with various weapons and equipment. Medieval Wargame Series.

  • 1:72 Scale kit.
  • Tools needed: Side cutters, Tweezers,
  • Assorted figures
  • Highly detailed plastic model kit
  • Easy to assemble
  • Accurate markings and insignia
  • Assembly required
  • Requires painting (not included)


Teutonic Knights

Italeri Teutonic Knights

This is a 1/72 Scale Teutonic Knights from Italeri. Suitable for children ages 8 & Older. FEATURES: Plastic pieces attached to sprues and molded in grey 34 unpainted figures Detailed painting instructions on back of box YOU WILL RECEIVE: 34 unpainted figures


Miniature crusaders

Italeri Crusader Figures

This is a 1/72 Set of Knights from the XIth Century Crusade by Italeri. Not suitable for children age 3 or under. FEATURES: Plastic pieces attached to sprues and molded in grey. 34 unpainted figures Many warriors are attacking on foot with axes and swords while a few wage combat from the back of their trusty mount Some of the horses are draped with armor while others wear formal military command cloth Detailed painting instructions on back of box YOU WILL RECEIVE: 34 unpainted figures


Miniature Livonian Knights

Zvezda Livonian Knights 13th century

The Livonian knights established themselves in Baltic Sea area during the 13th Century and were joined by Teutonic knights in the conquest of the Baltic tribes. It is a highly detailed plastic model kit and easy to assemble.

1/72 Scale Highly detailed figure set by Zvezda. Figures come in various poses as depicted on box. Little or no assembly required. Ideal for creating dioramas. Skill level 2

Miniature Medieval Knights

Caesar Miniatures European Medieval Knights -

13th Century Knights - Caesar Miniatures is a leading design studio and manufacturer of 1/72 scale figurines dedicated to develop the highest quality figurines and related products. Caesar constantly seeks ways to improve all facets of their products - from design to production - in a quest to produce the best figurines possible on the market.


Miniature English Knights

English Knights of the Hundred Years War (Zvezda)

1-72 Scale Highly detailed figure set by Zvezda. Figures come in various poses as depicted on box. Little or no assembly required. Ideal for creating dioramas. Skill level 2.


Miniature German Knights

Miniart German Knights 1/72 scale