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Make a Game of Thrones Diorama
Part 3: Painting the buildings

In this part of the tutorial we finish off the buildings by painting them and adding any final details.

Part 1 (the beginning) of this tutorial is here including the video


The buildings

Ok! The buildings and towers are all made. Now we need to paint them up.


paint the buildings black

Start by painting the buildings black. Then wash over them with a light coat of gray to get them to a nice base color.


Dry brushing the building

Next we dry brush on a light coat of white mixed with a bit of gray. Dry brushing is where you put paint on the brush then dab most of it off. Then you lightly brush over the object. This gives it a partial coat of the color and gets the high portions but leaves a lot of the low portions the original color.


Some more details

If you cut out the windows like we did you can paint the insides of them black. And, on the round towers you can optionally paint those roofs red.


And that's it! Your buildings are done!

The completed buildings


NextLet's continue on with the tutorial and make the actual landscape of the diorama





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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.