With my eldest daughter visiting me for 3 weeks I thought I would take a little time off, or so I thought. My daughter asked if she could help me construct a diorama or two while she is here and this is what we did.
Taking black foam board and cutting it into three wall, we marked out the brick on three of the pieces and the carved into board. The other three pieces were used as a second layer to strengthen the boards. We then cut in between some of the bricks and then pulled then apart to destroy parts of the walls and use them as rubble for the floor.
I used two pieces of balsa wood for the floor, scoring the wood gently to make it look like floor boards.
Over the next couple of days, I will be teaching my daughter to coffee stain, spray paint the walls, put a Perspex window with window frame.
This is a wonderful surprising father and daughter project. Can’t wait to see what we come up with next!
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Work in progress pictures can be seen here.