Professional scenic artist Paul Bambrick who has created 3D backscenes on many layouts. In this course Paul helps modellers create the back scenes they have always wanted to. The course is a mixture of hands-on exercises, demonstrations and discussions. You do not need to be artist to achieve results with this course.
A hands-on course for 7mm and larger scale modellers in which they work at their own pace with experienced rolling stock building Kevin Wilson as the tutor. Attendees bring along their rolling stock projects to progress over the course of the weekend.
Our ever popular course catering for the construction of 4mm or smaller locomotives and rolling stock kits. This Spring will see regular course tutors Tony Gee and Tim Watson in attendance to help modellers work on their rolling stock.
Ian Rathbone returns to Missenden Abbey to tutor the painting and lining course. This is a mixture of a taught course with hands-on painting and lining exercises. Modellers usually bring a few models to paint and/or line under the expert tuition of master painter Ian Rathbone.
Our tutor Justin Newitt leads you through the complexity of using 3D CAD packages to produce items for your railway. This course is designed to give the modeller those skills they need in order to take advantage of all the new production techniques available to the modeller.
This ‘hands-on’ course is a follow-on course from our previously help Semaphore Signalling course, however it is not restricted to those that have attended that course and modellers with little or no previous experience of semaphore signal construction are welcome to attend. Karl Crowther will help modellers in constructing working semaphore signals.
This Spring we will be offering both air brush weathering with Chris Hopper as tutor and non-airbrush weathering with Andrew Thompson. This is a hands-on course in which modellers will weather their own stock. Throughout the weekend both Andrew and Chris will give demonstrations.
You will have an opportunity to work at your own pace on one or more structures of your choice. Your tutor, Jerry Clifford, will be available to help you with your project whether it is making the most of a basic cardboard or plastic kit or a specific scratch-built replica based on a prototype.