A touch of paint

There is a truism in modelling that the surface is all anyone sees.  So, in preparation for a visit from the North Shore Model Railroaders, I quickly dabbed some paint on all the blue foam insulation.  The paint is Rona recycled “Clay,” which is a pretty close match for the gravel ballast.

Suddenly the scenery stops looking so much like a junk pile and more like a miniature world – an ugly post-apocalyptic desert world, maybe, but a miniature world nevertheless.

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