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Review of Mastering Scenery Basics - Backdrops Vol 2 DVD

In Mastering Scenery Basics: Backdrops Vol. 2, the MRVP crew uses new materials and faces new challenges. Follow along as David and Cody, along with guest Jay Smith work together to add a backdrop to our Winston-Salem Southbound project railroad. Along the way you'll learn how to build backdrops from hardboard, tape seams, add display lighting, install a valence, paint clouds with an airbrush, and install photo-backdrop scenery. These techniques can be applied to layouts large and small!

* Part 1: Install a hardboard backdrop
* Part 2: Taping seams
* Part 3: Adding lighting
* Part 4: Prime and paint
* Part 5: Weight and balance issues
* Part 6: Airbrushing clouds
* Part 7: Working with photo backdrops

Approximate Running Time: 1:20

Overall rating for this DVD? 5 Star Excellent
4 Star Very Good
3 Star Good
2 Star Fair
1 Star Poor

The rest is optional but appreciated.

In your opinion, how was the narration level? There was no narration.
Just enough.
Could have used more.
A little too much.
Way too much.
Narration can be turned off.

Aside from the content of the DVD, how would you rate the image quality (sharpness, camera steadiness, etc)? Poor.
A little rough around the edges.
Good.
Excellent!

How would you rate the VALUE of this video? Overpriced for the amount of enjoyment I got out of it.
Seemed a little high, but not too bad.
Fair.
Good value.
Excellent value!

Last question. Would you recommend this DVD to others? Definitely not!
Not unless they REALLY were interested in the subject matter.
Yes
Definitely.
A "Must Have"!

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