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Last hurrah of winter, goblin carolers, reindeer, and Santa

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Better late than never.  I started these 3 months ago and finished them about 1 month ago.  Finally have a halfway decent photo area again, so I can post pictures!

 

Over winter break, my elder digit and I spent an afternoon playing with some plastic tree armatures from the train store.  You have to glue your own flock on to make the leaves, etc.  I wanted to make a cluster so I carved some foam into the shape of a little hill and painted white.  The trees were not strong enough to punch through the foam though, so I ended up using the glue gun to get them to stay in.  More recently we tested out a mini string of led lights and tried trimming the tiny trees.  Did not work out great - I lost a lot of foliage in the process and the lights are spaced out too far for the scale - there’s wire all over the place.  Oh well, I had to use it after all that work, so it is the background for this jolly crowd.

 

Without lights

 

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clise ups

 

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with lights

 

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“Mood” lighting

 

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Thanks for looking!

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4 hours ago, Rob Dean said:

You're well on your way to next year's Christmas village set up...

 

Spot on!  I’m not 3 months behind. I’m 9 months ahead!  

 

Thanks for the kind words folks.  Here’s a bonus pic of something I sculpted today to fit the theme.  Couldn’t fit it into my photo set up though.

 

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