Forrest being added to multiple parts of the layout, with modified commercial trees in the background and Supertrees and self made evergreens in the foreground.
Modified various trees populating the hills
Will still be modified a little more by subtle grey-blue toning, more as we approach the background
Putting the arch bridge in place and starting to embed it into the landscape.
Bridge being embedded in the scene
Next laying the track on the bridge, more growth along the water and weathering the bridge and the rock castings
Rapids not quite finished. but moving along, flowing off the front of the layout.
Moving on from two posts ago, working with the water
Adding more water layers
showing a detail of tree branch in the water
Tree branch caught in the rapids
Adding more layers including highlights and foam
Rapids with foam
Here is a general view of the layout, more detailed views coming soon. Working on several areas, including the Town and Logging area as well as the Yard.
Starting to flesh out scenery in the Logging Area.
Started creation of the forest for the logging area of my layout. The Scenic Express trees look pretty realistic, but I’m going to try some various methods for enlarging the trunk diameter on some trees, which I’ll show in a future post.
Scenic express trees for start of forest in logging area
Here are Scenic Express trees after soaking in matte medium, then they will get sprayed grey/tan, then more matte medium, followed by Noch leaf flake flock in varied greens.
Scenic Express trees