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Workshop tips: Roads and streets

Plan ahead for realistic scenes


Model roads look best when they are built to the proper size. By planning for the streets and roads at the same time you design your layout, you can be sure you have enough room for them. Rest assured that if you plan ahead and follow the prototype, your streets will realistically enhance your layout.

Download this free guide for expert guidance on modeling roads and streets, from design to finishing touches. You'll read articles on: 

  • Modeling modern highways from common materials using simple techniques
  • Make a model street look real by adding detail such as texture, construction sites, even litter
  • Build realistic roads and grade crossings from styrene sheet
  • Step-by-step streets and sidewalks

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