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PostSubject: Dagobah diorama - X-Wing landing    Dagobah diorama - X-Wing landing  I_icon_minitimeSun Jul 27, 2014 1:30 pm

This is a dio I made a while back showing Luke and Artoo crash-landing in the swamp on Dagobah.

As my first ever attempt at a dio I think it's not too bad and I like how the lighted shots turned out  Smile 

I would love to make a bigger and better one someday!

I used a vintage Kenner X-Wing vehicle which I painted and removed the R2 that activated the wings. The dio was constructed with papier mâché, acrylic paints, found stones, bark and leaves, and lighting for the night shots.

I still have a few of the build photos which I've included at the end.



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PostSubject: Re: Dagobah diorama - X-Wing landing    Dagobah diorama - X-Wing landing  I_icon_minitimeMon Jul 28, 2014 7:16 pm

that is very well done my friend Smile. I don't really think you need to redo this one, it is already great looking. All I would do if it were mine would be add some swamp critters here and there. I really love the way you did the night shots for it as well.
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PostSubject: Re: Dagobah diorama - X-Wing landing    Dagobah diorama - X-Wing landing  I_icon_minitimeTue Jul 29, 2014 6:41 am

Nice diorama Artoo, i really like your choise of materials. That paper mache gives a real murky water structure to the swamp, and he pics in the dark with the lights gives it that authentic gloomy Degobah feeling.
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PostSubject: Re: Dagobah diorama - X-Wing landing    Dagobah diorama - X-Wing landing  I_icon_minitimeTue Jul 29, 2014 11:33 am

Cheers Larry and Orangpendek. I had lots more nighttime photos but can't find them atm, except for this one with a different Luke figure,

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PostSubject: Re: Dagobah diorama - X-Wing landing    Dagobah diorama - X-Wing landing  I_icon_minitimeTue Jul 29, 2014 12:59 pm


This is really well put together Paul, I really like the lighting effects and the night time pics  Very Happy 
very well done mate  :clap: :clap: :clap: 
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I like your Dagobah swamp diorama very much, Paul.

It just breaths the right atmosphere, especially with the night time pics.  :clap: 
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PostSubject: Re: Dagobah diorama - X-Wing landing    Dagobah diorama - X-Wing landing  I_icon_minitimeThu Oct 01, 2015 7:32 pm

This is an awesome representation of one of my personal favorite scenes. Really cool! Great job on it.
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Paul, I think I saw this in your limelight......still awesome.

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