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Miniature dioramas


Dioramas refer to those 3D scale model of scenes used by model railroaders, history buffs and gamers as a part of their hobby, and also by miniaturists.

see also : roomboxes, villages


Karly's "study" corner

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Links to miniature projects

  • photo albums, blog posts, webpages

Doll Scenes and Dioramas - by Cheri

Dioramas - by Fern

Dioramas - small rooms decorated with 1:6 scale furniture and dolls and accessories, pins collected by Diane Leyh

Miniature Dioramas of Bombed Out and Littered Cities - by Satoshi Araki

Miniature Dioramas of Famous Artists - from Taxi

Miniature Urban Sculptures - Allan Woolfson

Modern Paper Diorama Collection - from Lolafiesta in Vi.sualize.us


Worldwide Miniature Model Expo - Australian open plastic and scale model championships



  • Blogs concentrating on dioramas or categories/labels about them in blogs

Matakishi's Tea House



  • Discussion groups, forums (or forum categories) and photo groups dedicated to dioramas.

Field of Glory - yahoo group


Supplies for sale

  • Supplies needed for making diorama projects.

 Task Board - for making curves



Miniatures for sale

  • Do you have a section for dioramas in your shop? Add a direct link to that item here.



  • Books about miniature diorama projects (also books with chapters about them)



Instructions for miniatures


Miniature printables



  • Wallpapers that go well with diorama projects



Other Printies

  • Book/magazine covers related to dioramas



  • links to sites showing how to make items related to dioramas

Basic Diorama Construction - from Swannys Models

Cafe Display (Counter table by a window) - Petit Palm Miniatures

How to make a Diorama - from E-how

Inside Outside Workshop - by Rita. Join the Yahoo Roomboxes group to view this project. There are many variations. Megan did a witches cupcake shop (you must go to the projects page and scroll down to see)

Printed Scenery Review - from Matakishi's Tea House

Testing Furniture Arrangements for a Narrow Shop Display - from About.com



  •  YouTube videos about miniature projects related to this subject

Cafe Display (Counter table by a window) - Petit Palm Miniatures 

Luke Towan vidéos - do à search on YouTube 


Research/ Inspiration

Dioramas in wikipedia



Ideas about what is needed for these projects

  • links to inspiring pages

Creating Dioramas - from Pauline Coombes on Pinterest

Doll Divas - Pinterest board by Dolldivas.net. (1:6 scale dolls also)

Scenery set pieces - from Big Indoor Trains

  • ideas for shop names
  • YouTube videos about the subject



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