Trees - experimenting

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Trees - experimenting

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Winter days and working from home ;) I decided to have a go at making my own trees. At a distance, I am reasonably happy with the results


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They look great, well done.
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I’m about to do the same. If they look like yours I’ll be very happy.
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Look great. Trees are difficult to get right - bare trees are almost impossible as I’ve found out!
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Very impressed with those, unless they are supposed to be Norwegian Spruce? :D
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Reasonably happy? I think you should be very happy...
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Cheers folks, the first attempt was way too big so I put it in the furthest corner of the layout far away... :lol:
Like the time I bought 'N' gauge buildings instead of 'OO' gauge, yes a moment, but they gave distance to the layout!!! Far away :roll:

Will upload a few more photos of the trees in situ later.
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N gauge accessories at the back if an OO layout is a good idea. I had an N farm at the back if mine. Looked great.
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The use of N gauge items is good for emphasising distance. I used a Hornby Lyddle End cottage on my hillside - not sure whether to add people or not.

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The thing with trees is they are actually massive if they are mature. I’ve seen loads of exhibition layouts where the trees are mature but modelled very small - although saying that, they could be a small variety I suppose.
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