The Iowan

Village Display Tips: Volume II

Village Display Tips: Volume II
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SKU: 205

by Leigh Gieringer

Lighted porcelain buildings are becoming highly detailed and many collectors are realizing that creating an environment for them is not only creative, but it is also very rewarding. Selecting the pieces to collect is only the first step. What one does with them makes the difference between a mediocre or stunning display!

Village Display Tips: Volume II provides more ideas for every village collector to make sensational displays. The ideas provided are more advanced than The Original Village Display Tips and is not a duplication of content. It is a compilation of over 35 talented collectors.

Some of the topics included are:

  • Laying out a village using focal points to develop a strong composition.
  • Using the non-snow covered buildings in small vignettes or merging them into a winter scene.
  • Transitioning pieces from multiple villages into one display.
  • Adding multiple trains and other animation into a village display.
  • Holiday themes, including Halloween.
  • New techniques for making mountains, streams and waterfalls.
  • New materials to use for creating landscape features.
  • Creating special lighting effects.
  • Several projects to make to enhance a village setting.
  • Plus numerous other helpful hints and ideas.

Soft cover, 6" x 9", 120 pages, full color.



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