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So as some of you may know I'm making a diorama! This will be slow going for a while as I get the materials and then it should be full steam ahead. I've started by procuring another copy of the "telephone box" since I don't really like the first one I did a few years ago. It's not awful but not up to my standard for a Christmas present. 

 

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So as some of you may know I'm making a diorama! This will be slow going for a while as I get the materials and then it should be full steam ahead. I've started by procuring another copy of the "telep

First coat of ultramarine blue. Printed out some decal options and going too play around with those soon.  

Adding rocks and some detail.

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10 hours ago, Gadgetman! said:

Have you checked if Ginfritters Gnomish workshop have a decal that suits the 'poster' square?

 

For the 'Police box' text (with 'public call' in the middle) you may need to make your own decal, though.

 

 

 

I have not. I didn't even consider a decal. I'll look around now though.

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Just now, Knochensack said:

Shall I have a look if I can make a decal out of it or do you want to try it yourself?

 

I'm not saying I'm a professionell but I did some before so a bit of knowledge is already there.

 

 

That would be great! I've only ever made one decal but it was much bigger than these. I've found another set which are already sized down but still slightly too large, like by a mm or two. I think also if I can use my in-laws printer they'll be easier to read and cut down since it's a much higher resolution. 

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1 hour ago, SparrowMarie said:

 

That would be great! I've only ever made one decal but it was much bigger than these. I've found another set which are already sized down but still slightly too large, like by a mm or two. I think also if I can use my in-laws printer they'll be easier to read and cut down since it's a much higher resolution. 

 

I'll be at home on wednesday. Could you PM me the link to the files or the files directly as well as the measurements of the places they should be put on? Then I can have a look if it is possible for me to scale it down to a still readable size and print it.

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Well, even Cortana knew that it's a bad decision to make a girl a promise if you know you can't keep it.

 

So for me that means - Okay, I made a promise - time to keep it.

 

So, after a few test prints on white paper to figure out the perfect size for the decals ...

 

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... it was time for me to do a test print on a used sheet of white decal paper. I chose white as medium so the decal could be used even when the background differs in color. The only thing to be done is to repaint parts where a white line is left.

 

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using an old MP3 player I had lying around, I took several samples and tried to fit them on. The first few didn't go all too well, I guess I didn't seal them enough.

The last fest went pretty good, I think:

 

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Well then - now for the big print.

 

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