I started a couple years ago making terrain for a Dungeons and Dragons campaign before my imagination spread out into the vast world of 1:12 scale miniatures.


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I'm not a stickler for exactness. If it's kind of sort of the right shape or size, I'll stick it in my scene. I use anything from pink house insulation foam to straws, coffee stir sticks, and chipboard.

As my mood varies, so do the rooms I create - one Christmas I was feeling the season and created a scene from Charles Dickens' Christmas Carol. I do prefer to create messy scenes involving lots of books. Even in sparse dungeons, I'll hide books. Witches, wizards, potions, spell books, apocalyptic scenes - these are my bread and butter.

Some projects take a couple of days, but the more detailed ones can take up to a month to complete. Somewhere along the way, I started teaching myself graphic design so that I could create printable things to put in my scenes. Spell pages, book covers and cabinet photographs (of my own ancestors!)

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#1 Nevermore Books (A Fantasy Themed Bookstore)

Nevermore Books (A Fantasy Themed Bookstore)

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Rand Lee 3 months ago

Absolute genius. These should be under permanent display in a museum.

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#2 The Wizards Library

The Wizards Library

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Dani Donovan 3 months ago

This is my favorite! Love the little framed bats.

#4 13 Acorn Lane

13 Acorn Lane

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alwright 3 months ago

awesome moss detailing

#5 Scrooges Counting House (A Christmas Carol)

Scrooges Counting House (A Christmas Carol)

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Ginette Rochon 3 months ago

It may be small but there's a lot of work involved!!!! Congratulations!!

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#6 The Nautilus (20,000 Leagues Under The Sea)

The Nautilus (20,000 Leagues Under The Sea)

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JustABobcat 3 months ago

I love the tentacle peeking in as if to say "Whatcha up to?"

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#8 80's Punk Bedroom

80's Punk Bedroom

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alwright 3 months ago

that is the smallest pizza I've ever seen

#10 A Scene Based On The Lore Of Buffy The Vampire Slayer

A Scene Based On The Lore Of Buffy The Vampire Slayer

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Kimberly Richardson 3 months ago

I don't see it as messy, but as lots of detail. I love finding all the little things like the wax seals, books with names on them, not just scribble, and the cat at 13 Acorn lane.

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#12 Files

Files

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Samantha Bing 3 months ago

Coffee stains on the files! Genius - you thought of everything

#13 Iron Throne

Iron Throne

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JustABobcat 3 months ago

Way cool!

#15 The Dungeon (A Fantasy Dungeon)

The Dungeon (A Fantasy Dungeon)

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JustABobcat 3 months ago

The little mouse looking out is adorable!

#16 Cigarettes

Cigarettes

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Kimberly Richardson 3 months ago

The kind to smoke if you are trying to cut back!

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