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Diorama Examples

Looking for examples of dioramas so you can make one yourself? Here are some examples (With Pictures and tutorials) of dioramas I have made. Hopefully they will inspire you to make some terrific dioramas of your own.

These dioramas run the gamut from simple, yet creative, shoebox dioramas to a very extensive seven foot long medieval style diorama that has a castle with real lighting and a working waterfall. Whatever your skill level is I hope you find these examples of my work to be inspiring in your diorama pursuit.

Note too that all of these dioramas I have made come with a complete tutorial on how to make one yourself.

Paper Mache Diorama

Don't have the materials for a diorama? (Paper Mache)

You can make one out of paper mache which is just flour and water. I show you how in this tutorial where I make a scene from the Lord of the Rings Castle Helms Deep. How to make a paper mache diorama

 

foam castle and terrain

How to use foam to make terrain or a diorama.(Foam)

This tutorial, which includes a video, shows you types of foam, good and bad foam, the tools used, including regular tools and hot wire tools. And it shows you the process for making terrain from foam. The project shown here is completely made out of foam -castle and all. How to use foam to make wargaming terrain and dioramas

 

Waterfall in a diorama

A Waterfall in a diorama (Fantasy Diorama)

Actually pretty easy to make a great looking waterfall if you know the right tools and techniques. I have it right here: Make a waterfall in a diorama

 

SHoebox Diorama

Space Diorama (Shoebox)

You can make a fun Space diorama where the astronaut is floating in space. I give you all the artwork. And you don't even need a shoebox. I show you how to make one out of cardboard or foamboard. Make a Shoebox Space Diorama

 

Storm The Castle Diorama

Storm The Castle Diorama Part 7 (Big medieval diorama)

The next installment of the massive castle siege diorama is done. In this part we add the moat around the castle. Storm The Castle Diorama Part 7

 

Ocean Diorama

Ocean Diorama (Cookie Tin)

- This is one of my favorite projects. It uses a cookie tin to simulate a porthole which is a nice addition to the ocean theme. Fun Project Tutorial is here

 

Cemetary diorama

A cemetary Diorama (Scenic Terrain Materials)

This is a nice spooky diorama with gravestones, a creepy fence and a small mausoleum. I show lots of tips on using everyday materials like popsicle sticks and toothpicks. I also have a video with this tutorial. Cemetary Diorama

 

Shadowbox Diorama

Dungeon Scene Diorama (Shadowbox)

A shadowbox is an enclosed container that you usually hang on the wall. It is only an inch or two deep. This diorama is a multi level dungeon with a group of warriors and a couple of Orcs. Nice Project and a really creative idea when it comes to dioramas Shadowbox diorama tutorial is here

 

Polymer Clay Diorama

Polymer Clay Diorama

- This is a fantastic technique for making some very creative and very beautiful dioramas. A Guest Artist has given us some pictures and tips for making this diorama and for making dragons! We also have the added creative side of writing a story to go along with a diorama. Yes, your diorama can tell a story! Polymer Clay and Dioramas

 

Dinosaur Diorama

A Dinosaur Diorama (paper and motion)

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

 

UDT Boat Frogmen Diorama

Luis' UDT Boat Frogmen Diorama (Military)

Before they were Navy Seals they were called Frogmen. A web visitor (Luis) has created an amazing diorama with incredible detail. He tells us how he made it, how he achieved the water effects and more. (And we have lots of pics) Check it out here: The UDT Boat Frogmen Diorama

 

World War 2 Diorama

How to make a WW2 Diorama

This is an in depth tutorial with videos on how to make a WW2 diorama. I use 1/72 Scale How to Make a WW2 Diorama

 

Rapunzel Paper Diorama

Make a Rapunzel Diorama (Japanese paper diorama)

Here is an easy scene from the Grimm fairy tale Rapunzel that you can make. I give you everything in the template. You print it up and put it together. Make a Rapunzel Paper Diorama