My goal with this project was to go all out with details, so lots of street furniture and bits and pieces are being finished or worked on. It also means it is taking its sweet time :) The small park you can see in the pics will be replaced with a scratch built nightclub but mostly the layout will be how it is here. Of course everything is modular, so not fixed to this layout, but the unusual angles of the board made filling the space a bit more difficult. The board is starting to take on some personality which is what I am after more than anything else!
The Shamrock hotel is passable but still needs a lot of work before completion. I still need to do a bit more detailing on the exterior paint job, but for the most part it is done. The interior has had only very minimal work done so far, with the ground floor getting its floorboards put in. All the LED lighting is done, and all three levels have exterior switches to turn them on and off. I have done this on all the buildings I have wired up so far. The roof access door hides the battery pack and board for the neon sign, while the concrete ledge hides the battery pack for the interior lighting for the top level. I have a few ideas for concealing the battery packs for each level. I still need to matte varnish the graffiti transfers to blend them in a bit better. Superglue was a bad choice for adding the window panes, as a bit of frosting occurred. If anyone has a cure for it after the fact I am all ears.
Ouroboros Esoteric Bookstore/ Sailor's Grave Tattoos
Mostly done here but a little bit to go. The exterior is finished with the exception of adding in a side door. The interior needs some finishing off, painting of the furniture and adding a staircase (a challenge in such a small space). Lighting is all done with the battery pack hidden with the mesh on the roof. The first story batter is attached to the underside of the roof. Not ideal but the massive 9v took up too much floorspace to hide it anywhere else. Need to make a massage bed and drawing table for the tattoo shop.
Apartment Building One, Tortilla The Hun & Pizza Delite
The Interior of Apartment Building One is actually further along than both the Shamrock and the bookstore/tattoo shop, but my camera ran out of juice before I could snap some pics. Tortilla the Hun taco stand needs signage and interior furniture and lighting, but painting is finished (you can see part of an icecream truck that needs weathering/detailing to take away the toy look). There is also a shot of the very wip Pizza Delite shop, a scratch built building, which will probably end up having another shop on the second level. It will also have its own neon sign! Always more to do and hopefully not another six month betwixt updates!