A Street Corner in Lisbon

Discussion in 'Models of Merit' started by zathros, Dec 27, 2015.

  1. zathros

    zathros -----SENIOR---- Administrator

    Look closely, this is a diorama. With certain camera angles, it looks like a "street corner is Lisbon". So many techniques and models are needed to complete such a scene. The sense of continuity, understanding the area, and the feeling of it being not a model but a slice of life, makes this the new "Model of Merit" by Xavier, a master model maker, who has made so many incredible works, everything he touches could be in this spot. So Kudos to you Xavier, Thank you, for posting this beautiful place. It's peaceful, and broadcasts peace like a radio playing beautiful music. :)

    For more pictures, the thread is here: http://www.zealot.com/threads/a-street-corner-in-lisbon.178679/

    This is one of the nicest dioramas I have ever seen. :)

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  2. Revell-Fan

    Revell-Fan Co-Administrator Administrator

    A well-deserved MoM ! Congratulations! The dio is so life-like that you could take it for a picture of the real city. Excellent! Thank you for sharing this beautiful piece of art with us! :)
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  3. Rhaven Blaack

    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator

    Even Though I have never been to Lisbon, I have been to Eastern Europe (Slovakia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Austria, and Poland). This diorama reminds me of there.

    You did a PHENOMENAL job on this diorama! This is museum quality!
    I look forward to seeing more of your work!
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  4. DanBKing

    DanBKing Active Member

    Congratulations on the MoM. Well deserved.
    A stunningly beautiful diorama..... :)
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  5. Tonino

    Tonino Member

    Usually any reasonably well done build look great if seen at a proper distance.
    Not all look equally great if seen much closer.
    Very few can sustain a very close look.
    This one is absolutely INCREDIBLE even if you look as close as if you were actually walking in it.

    Have you seen that air conditioning machine out of the window? It's REAL!
    Increbible work, master craftmanship!
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  6. zathros

    zathros -----SENIOR---- Administrator

    I could not let a masterpiece like this go by without the fanfare it deserves. This is way beyond my abilities, I am not ashamed to say. :)
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  7. Xavier

    Xavier Member

    Hello !
    First of all, sorry for not answer before.
    Thank you very much for your kind comments. I really appreciate so much. I'm not sure about I deserve this honour.
    I' don't know what to say.
    Thanks again to everybody. Hope my next models still continue liking you as much as this.
    Best Regards.

    Have a very happy new year.!!!

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  8. Doctor G

    Doctor G Active Member

    Incredible detail and so much in a small area. Great job Xavier!!! Doc Tom
  9. carlos filipe

    carlos filipe carlos filipe

    It really captures the flavour of Lisbon. This street exists for real.
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  10. zathros

    zathros -----SENIOR---- Administrator

    YES, You most definitely deserve this honor. :)

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