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Re: Diorama/Playset Spotlight
« Reply #15 on: May 5, 2005, 12:09 PM »
This is a great thread! All of the pieces are excellent, but that sail barge is just stunning.
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Re: Diorama/Playset Spotlight
« Reply #16 on: May 5, 2005, 12:24 PM »
Thanks Darth Anton.  I think it's so cool to look at other people's work...

Here's another that I found online.  I don't know who made this one either.  It's supposed to be Dagobah, but the think to me that stands out is this could be a good start for a diorama for the planet Felucia where Aayla Secura is seen in ROTS -



I think you could buy a lot of this stuff at a hobby store like Michael's for pretty cheap?

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Re: Diorama/Playset Spotlight
« Reply #17 on: May 5, 2005, 03:05 PM »
I think you could buy a lot of this stuff at a hobby store like Michael's for pretty cheap?

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They have allllllll sorts of plants and such.

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Re: Diorama/Playset Spotlight
« Reply #18 on: May 11, 2005, 12:03 PM »
Here's a scene that has been on my to-do list for about 8-9 years now!!!



This was made by a customizer named David Syczylo - awesome job. 

I think this is something I could replicate, but where's the time, and space to put it?   :-\

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Re: Diorama/Playset Spotlight
« Reply #19 on: May 11, 2005, 12:21 PM »
Shelf box Diorama, Justin.

You build the shelf like a box without the front side. Build the sailbarge against the back edge, and about 3/4 of the sarlac, so you can see inside of it from the side. It would be a neat take on it.

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Re: Diorama/Playset Spotlight
« Reply #20 on: May 11, 2005, 03:10 PM »
Very, very cool! :o :) I'd also love to do thios one but I need some space and a skiff or two frist. ::)

Speaking of Sarlac Pit what ever happened to him? I think his name was Toni Collucci or something like that. He did 12" and I think so 3 3/4" customs and dioramas.
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Re: Diorama/Playset Spotlight
« Reply #21 on: May 21, 2005, 11:49 PM »


I used to look at this one from time to time over at www.niubniubsuniverse.com.  It was made by a customizer named Luis Del Pozo.

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Re: Diorama/Playset Spotlight
« Reply #22 on: May 22, 2005, 10:52 AM »
Hi all, I registered at Chewie's request. I too am a banned soul at Rebelscum. Not to toot my own dio horn or anything, but Chewie suggested I post pics of my 2 main custom dio projects, Kashyyk and the GRIATU (which is a GI Joe USS Flagg playset). This link is to my gallery and there are a plethora of pictures in it. Any thoughts or comments are welcome.

http://www.coreplanets.com/photopost/showgallery.php?cat=500&ppuser=226

I named the Flagg the GRIATU, which stands for Grand Republic In Atmosphere Transport Unit, nickname "the 66". I still have to change the deck and tower decals from 99 to 66, and remove another GI JOE sticker or two, but I think it makes a nice crossover toy. Good to be here by the way.
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Re: Diorama/Playset Spotlight
« Reply #23 on: May 22, 2005, 12:18 PM »
Fly07, I am a huge fan of your GRIATU, in fact that was on my list of things to add to this thread.   :)

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Re: Diorama/Playset Spotlight
« Reply #24 on: May 22, 2005, 01:13 PM »
Thanks man. I like it as well, and am glad to have picked it up, but I have been wishy washy at the thought of really altering it, as I have some money in it when factoring the parts I bought to complete it and the figures I traded for it in the first place. It works pretty well as it is, but I can't quite decide what to alter and with what parts to make it more Star Wars-ish. There are some pretty nice dio's in this thread all around. That droid torture chamber is going to be copied in my room I think.
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Re: Diorama/Playset Spotlight
« Reply #25 on: May 22, 2005, 01:47 PM »
Well.... I would suggest repainting the whole thing to make it more of an Imperial Gray color... as for the "66" on it; I think it would be very cool if you made some sort of fan-fic symbols on it to represent the English version of "66" - some sort of cool symbols on it would rock.  Even the Imperial logo would be nice.

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Re: Diorama/Playset Spotlight
« Reply #26 on: June 13, 2005, 11:06 AM »
Here's another that I like, from Jamie Follis -



It's much better than my lame attempt -



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Re: Diorama/Playset Spotlight
« Reply #27 on: June 13, 2005, 11:18 AM »
Don't sell yourself short CHEWIE, Jamie's diorama is excellent, obviously, but I really like your version too.  I would probably try to add some junk (literally) to fill up some of the space, but I like your version.  All of my dioramas are just a foamcore base, a foamcore background and lots of random paint  :P
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Re: Diorama/Playset Spotlight
« Reply #28 on: June 23, 2005, 04:23 PM »
Thanks for the kind words... and I remember seeing this behemoth on ebay a few years back...



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Re: Diorama/Playset Spotlight
« Reply #29 on: June 23, 2005, 05:14 PM »
What the hell?  Jeez that must've taken some time.  How much would that have sold for on eBay?
The scariest thing that I've ever seen,
Is the terrible AT-AT walking machine.
It's as big as a house on walking legs,
and whatever it steps on it crushes like eggs.