Groundwork & Diorama Aids:

Scalerama (Korea) 

New groundwork line ideal for 1/32 (54-mm) and 1/35 (48 mm) scales.  

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Step-by-Step Instructions Scalerama Metal Powder

The Scalerama diorama products line is very easy to use.  The products come with application instructions, and the table of contents listed below is a great addition to these instructions.  Each product contains descriptions & photos with step by step instructions on how to use the various products, and also how to create special effects.

A.  Step by Step: creating turret cast metal surface (click on photo to see larger photo)

Step

Description

Photo

Step 1 Prepare Metal Powder SET  Metal-step-A1.jpg (13083 bytes)
Step 2 Paint Adhesive, such as white glue or Elmer's glue  (include some Adhesive into SET) Metal-step-A2.jpg (17821 bytes)
Step 3 Sprinkle Metal Powder over areas that have wet Adhesive Metal-step-A3.jpg (13804 bytes)
Step 4 Paint Adhesive again and allow to dry for several hours. Metal-step-A4.jpg (14982 bytes)
Step 5 Sand down finish with sandpaper  Metal-Step-A5.jpg (17088 bytes)
Step 6 Create scratch marks and other mark for added touch of realism Metal-Step-A6.jpg (14776 bytes)

B.  Step by Step: creating rolled steel surface (click on photo to see larger photo)

Step Description Photo
Step 1 Prepare Metal powder set, using fine powder only. Metal-Step-B1.jpg (23338 bytes)
Step 2 Paint ADHESIVE (such as white glue or Elmer's glue) onto model surface . Metal-Step-B2.jpg (18750 bytes)
Step 3 Sprinkle fine metal powder over area where adhesive was applied. Metal-Step-B3.jpg (17418 bytes)
Step 4 Make sure all areas that had adhesive applied are covered Metal-Step-B4.jpg (20895 bytes)
Step 5

Repeat the process.  Paint ADHESIVE over model surface again & sprinkle Metal Powder.

Metal-Step-B5.jpg (21199 bytes)
Step 6

If necessary, repeat process a third time.

Metal-Step-B6.jpg (17978 bytes)
Step 7 Sand down surface with a small piece of sandpaper. Metal-Step-B7.jpg (20677 bytes)

Metal-Step-B8.jpg (18407 bytes)

Step 8 The finished model! Metal-Ex-B.jpg (32866 bytes)
Other photos of models with Metal Powder applied:

Here is an application to simulate fabric: Metal-Ex-fabric.jpg (26117 bytes)

This model jeep has been treated with Metal powder: Metal-Ex-jeep.jpg (35234 bytes)

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