It was a few years later that I read in a modelling magazine about
techniques for 'washing' your models with colour for this purpose. It became
a popular technique championed by the "Verlinden Way".
It was a Verlinden book or Tamiya Catalogue that inspired the diorama shown
here. This resides in a custom made expanded polystyrene box in the attic.
It suffered a lot from dust which is almost impossible to remove without
This features the Tamiya M-40 Patton Tank with various Tamiya figures which
were modified with Milliput in the stances I wanted to show.
The above photo shows the anti-aircraft half-track. Photo "2" to our left is
of the German Gepard-based "Flak-Panzer" with its impressive twin Oerilikon