Make. Paint. Build: Tips and tutorials for model train enthusiasts, modellers and miniature painters.

Hills & Mountains

Tips and tricks to making hills and mountain terrain on model railways, wargaming tables and dioramas.

The definitive guide to making model scenery

So you've laid the track and have your trains running merrily around. Great work! Brunel and Stephenson would be proud. But now what? How do you make that [...]

The best paper mache (papier-mâché) recipe for model hills and mountains

Here's my trusted recipe for papier-mâché, sometimes spelt paper mache, that I use for landscape building on my model train layouts, railways and wargaming [...]

How I Now Make My Own Plaster Cloth For Hills, Tunnels and Landscapes

How to make your own plaster cloth
I'm a huge fan of plaster cloth. It's messy, it works and it's super satisfying but it also costs. Until now. [...]

How to make mountains and hills – 5 steps from model making gurus

Does your model railway hill building feel like mountain climbing? In the rain... If you want beautiful hills and valleys but are struggling with ugly bumps [...]
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