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Animal Dioramas

Here are the various animal dioramas that I have here on the website. Some of these are tutorials that show you a lot about how the diorama was made. (And how you can make one). And some of these are simpler with pictures of the diorama. But this will also give you ideas on making an animal diorama.

Oh and I have included mythical animals like dragons :)

 

 

If you are looking for small animal figures to build a diorama with I have a page of them right here.

 

A Horse Called Panzer

A Horse Called Panzer

This is a terrific little military diorama that is 1/35 scale and is simple and very detailed. You can learn how to do something like this and see more pictures right here. Never made a military diorama but want to? You can start with something like this, one or two figures on a base. A Horse Called Panzer

 

Bark at the moon, wolf shadowbox

Bark at the Moon Wolf Shadowbox

Here is a shadowbox that combines a variety of different techniques. It has diorama making techniques and it also has a light (for the moon) and music by Ozzy. Bark at the Moon

 

The Backyard Farm

The Backyard Farm

Wonderful diorama of a mini hobby farm in the backyard. It also has water, a dock and a couple of small sailboats. Just a fun and nostalgic diorama. Check out the pictures here. Looking for inspiration on making a diorama? This one might be the one to inspire you :) The Backyard Farm

 

Make a Dolphin Diorama

Make a Dolphin Diorama

This is a beautiful diorama made and submitted by a web visitor. It uses some easy yet fantastic water effects. Check out the diorama and see how to make one here: The Dolphin Diorama

 

Closeup of Elephant

Elephant Diorama (African Theme)

This is a great little shoebox diorama that uses tiny blinking lights as fireflies. Battery operated and you can make it. See the project tutorial and the video of it in action Firefly Diorama

 

Giraffe Diorama

Giraffe Diorama

Another fun and good looking diorama in an african scene. This one has a giraffe and a baby giraffe on a circular base. Giraffe Diorama

 

Dinosaur Diorama in a television set

Dinosaur Diorama in a television set

This is a seriously fun diorama project that was submitted by a web vsitior. Make a diorama in a TV. Hows that for recycling!! Dinosaur Diorama in a TV

 

An Ocean Diorama

Ocean Diorama

This is a unique little ocean diorama shaped like the porthole of a submarine and made out of a cookie tin. I have full instructions and artwork for you to print and make. Easy and fun project. A new take on the ocean diorama. Imagine looking out the porthole of your submarine and discovering Atlantis! Now you can. Ocean Diorama

 

Firefly Diorama

Firefly Diorama

This is a great little shoebox diorama that uses tiny blinking lights as fireflies. Battery operated and you can make it. See the project tutorial and the video of it in action Firefly Diorama

 

Nemo and the Mermaid Diorama

Nemo and the Mermaid Diorama

Nice diorama submitted by a web visitor (Marc) An underwater scene with Nemo and a mermaid. Wonderful thing about this is using a glass container as the enclosure. It simulates a fishbowl Nemo and the Mermaid

 

How to make a Dinosaur Diorama

How to make a Dinosaur Diorama -

This is an active diorama - The meteor flashes across the sky and the volcano erupts. Easy to make and teaches about the theories of dinosaur extinction. Nice learning shoebox diorama. The Active Dinosaur Diorama

 

a dragon egg diorama

Make a dragon egg diorama

Yup, we made a diorama inside a regular egg. But how about making one inside a dragon egg? Complete with castle being sieged. I show you how and how to make the egg too. Make a Diorama inside a dragon egg.

 

Smaug and Bilbo Diorama

Smaug and Bilbo Diorama

This is a spectacular diorama made by a web visitor (Giorgio). He shows us how he made the diorama. Oh and he hand sculpted the dragon too. He shows us step by step how he did that too. The Smaug Diorama

 


 

Will's Book on Diorama Making

Wills Book

How to Make Fantasy and Medieval Dioramas

This books shows you how to make fantasy and medieval dioramas using many commonly available tools and materials. There are over 100 pictures and illustrations showing you how to make great dioramas in fantasy and medieval styles. Chapters include basics, water effects, terrain tips and special effects like electricity and small motors. Tutorials include how to use foam, plaster of paris and paper mache to make great looking dioramas.